Yunguang joins Navius with a background in economics, with expertise in energy-economy integrated assessment models, climate and energy policy analysis, and resilience planning against natural disasters.
Before joining Navius, Yunguang worked in Washington, D.C., where he developed energy-economy models to examine how different capital and labour market assumptions affected the results of climate policy analysis. During his work at Oregon Extension Service, Yunguang collaborated with engineers and planners to assess the state’s economic vulnerability to Cascadia Subduction Zone tsunami-induced flood.
Yunguang holds a Ph.D. degree in Applied Economics from Oregon State University and a M.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University. He is interested in investigating and interpreting how the world is interconnected. In his spare time, Yunguang enjoys outdoor activities and playing accordion.