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. He also served as the macroeconomic consultant to evaluate a Clean Energy Fund program. During his work at Oregon Extension Service, Yunguang collaborated with engineers and planners at 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 likes outdoor activities and playing accordion.