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Dr Yiming Wang
1-19 Torrington Place
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  • Associate Professor in Urban Economics and Infrastructure Policy
  • The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction
  • Faculty of the Built Environment

I am currently Associate Professor in Urban Economics and Infrastructure Policy based at the UCL Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction. I received my PhD in 2011 from the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California in the USA. I also hold a Master in Applied Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo in Canada and Bachelor in Economics from Fudan University in China. 

Research Summary

My academic research is focussed on economic development and public policy issues related to the urban built environment, in particular, transport infrastructure finance via land value capture. Featuring an international comparative perspective, my research work has been published in major peer-refereed journals in the relevant intellectual areas and received funding support by such organisations as the British Academy and the Worldwide Universities Network. 

Teaching Summary
I am an experienced university teacher. My teaching portfolio covers a range of topics, including public finance and economics, construction and real estate economics, infrastructure investment and finance, and applied geospatial econometrics and computational models. 
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