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Supporting the transition to electric-drive, alternative-fuel, and autonomous vehicles through innovative research and decision support.
Developing strategies to spur renewable energy and energy efficiency in California.
Supporting the creation and implementation of state and local policies, investments and plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while providing local resilience, environmental, public health, and economic benefits.
Enhancing the role of information and communications technologies in the 21st century.
Advancing policy, economic, and technological solutions that support sustainable water systems and water use behavior in California.
Supporting urban greening efforts―in public parks, streets and beyond―to restore natural processes and habitats while connecting neighborhoods to each other and their environment.

Rongzhang Wang

Rongzhang Wang's research interests include applied econometrics, labor economics and urban economics. The broad set of topics allows me to apply econometric methods to empirical questions, dealing with common concerns beneath different problems.

She has provided research assistance to two projects with the Luskin Center. One of them estimates the effect of government rebates on residential solar power adoption. The other studies the pricing of electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) as the EV market grows rapidly in Southern California.