Alice Zhang

Alice Zhang is an Economist at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC while on leave from Washington and Lee University, where she is an Assistant Professor of Economics and an Affiliate Faculty of Environmental Studies. She combines economics, climate science, and data science to tackle climate and energy policy issues. Her current research focuses on two areas 1) climate change impact, mitigation, and adaptation; 2) distributional impacts of energy infrastructure and energy access. More broadly, she is interested in harnessing economics for social and environmental equity. She received a Ph.D. from Columbia University and a B.A. with Distinction from the University of California, Berkeley.

Her CV and further information are available on her personal website.