Jinhua Zhao

Jinhua Zhao

Ph.D, University of California at Berkeley
MSc. University of Guelph
B. Eng., University of Science and Technology Beijing


Economics & Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

Room 205A Old Botany
East Lansing MI 48824 USA

517 353 9935, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


All Publications (View all Zhao’s publications on Google Scholar sorted by year

Selected Publications

Corrigan, Jay, Kling, Catherine, Zhao, Jinhua. 2008. Willingness to pay and the cost of commitment: An empirical specification and test. Environmental and Resource Economics 40 285-298

“Welfare Measures When Consumers Can Learn: A Unifying Theory,” (with Cathy Kling,) Economic Journal, forthcoming

“The Dynamic Formation of Willingness to Pay: An Empirical Specification and Test,” (with Jay Corrigan and Catherine Kling,) Environmental and Resource Economics, v 40, 2008, 285-298

“Optimal Use of Correlated Information in Mechanism Design When Full Surplus Extraction May Be Impossible,” (with Subir Bose,) Journal of Economic Theory, v 135, 2007, 357-381

“Green Subsidies in Agriculture: Estimating the Adoption Costs of Conservation Tillage From Observed Behavior,” (with Lyubov A. Kurkalova and Catherine L. Kling), Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, v 54, 2006, 247-267  (winner of the Outstand Journal Article Award of the Canadian Ag Econ Association)

“Willingness-to-Pay, Compensating Variation, and the Cost of Commitment,” (with Catherine Kling,) Economic Inquiry, v 42, n 3, July 2004, 503-517

“Irreversible Abatement Investment under Cost Uncertainties: Tradable Emission Permits and Emissions Charges,” Journal of Public Economics, v 87, December 2003, 2765-2789

“The Uncertain Benefits of Environmental Reform in Open Economies,” (with Larry Karp and Sandeep Sacheti,) Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, v 45, n 2, March 2003, 246-264

“The Time Path and Implementation of Carbon Sequestration,” (with Hongli Feng and Catherine Kling,) American Journal of Agricultural Economics, v 84, n 1, Feb 2002, 134-149

“Common Ground Between Free-Traders and Environmentalists,” (with Larry Karp and Sandeep Sacheti,) International Economic Review, v 42, n 3, August 2001, 617-647