Journal Publications

“The Impact of Air Pollution on Movie Theater Admissions”
He, X., Z. Luo, and J. Zhang
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 112 (2022): 102626.

“Rising temperature threatens China’s cropland”
Wang, J., J. Zhang, and P. Zhang
Environmental Research Letters 17.8 (2022), p.084042

“The Effectiveness of China’s Regional Carbon Market Pilots in Reducing Firm Emissions”
Cui, J., C. Wang, J. Zhang, and Y. Zheng 
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118.52 (2021): e2109912118.

  • Selected for coverage in “Research Highlights” by Nature Climate Change
  • Media coverage: South China Morning Post, Carbon Brief, Global Times

“Navigating and Evaluating the Labyrinth of Environmental Regulation in China”
Karplus, V. J., J. Zhang, and J. Zhao
Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 15.2 (2021): pp. 300-322. (Invited Submission)

“Financing a sustainable ocean economy”
Sumaila, U. R., M. Walsh, K. Hoareau, A. Cox, L. Teh, P. Abdallah, W. Akpalu, Z. Anna, D. Benzaken, B. Crona, T. Fitzgerald, L. Heaps, I. Issifu, K. Karousakis, G. M. Lange, A. Leland, D. Miller, K. Sack, D. Shahnaz, T. Thiele, N. Vestergaard, N. Yagi, and J. Zhang
Nature Communications 12.1 (2021): p. 3259.

“Consideration of culture is vital if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”
Zheng, X., R. Wang, A. Y. Hoekstra, M. S. Krol, Y. Zhang, K. Guo, M. Sanwal, Z. Sun, J. Zhu, J. Zhang, A. Lounsbury, X. Pan, D. Guan, E. G. Hertwich, and C. Wang
One Earth 4.2 (2021), pp. 307–319.

“A Censored Maximum Likelihood Approach to Quantifying Manipulation in China’s Air Pollution Data”
Ghanem, D., S. Shen, and J. Zhang
Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 7.5 (2020): pp.965-1003.

“Validating China’s Output Data Using Satellite Observations”
Morris, S. D. and J. Zhang
Macroeconomic Dynamics 23.8 (2019): pp.3327-3354.

“Regional Cooperation on Carbon Markets in East Asia”
Li, J. and J. Zhang
Asian Development Review 35.2 (2018): 153-179 (Invited Submission).

“Air pollution and defensive expenditures: Evidence from particulate-filtering facemasks”
Zhang, J. and Q. Mu
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 92 (2018): pp.517-536.

  • Media coverage: Council on Foreign Relations, UCSD News, Modern Express

“Carbon Pricing Induces Innovation: Evidence from China’s Regional Carbon Market Pilots”
Cui, J., J. Zhang, and Y. Zheng
American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings 108 (2018): pp.453–57.

“Population Exposure to Ambient PM2.5 at the Subdistrict Level in China”
Long, Y, J. Wang, K. Wu, and J. Zhang
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15 (2018): no. 12.

  • Media coverage: Oriental Outlook, Phoenix Weekly

“Temperature Effects on Productivity and Factor Reallocation: Evidence from a Half Million Chinese Manufacturing Plants”
Zhang, P., O. Deschenes, K. Meng, and J. Zhang
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 88 (2018): pp.1–17.

  • Media coverage: Science Daily, EurekAlert, Noozhawk, Futurity, Santa Barbara Edhat

“Forecasting China’s Carbon Intensity: Is China on Track to Comply with Its Copenhagen Commitment?”
Yang, Y., J. Zhang, and C. Wang
Energy Journal 39.2 (2018): pp.63-86.

“Lessons learned from China’s regional carbon market pilots”
Zhang, J., Z. Wang, and X. Du
Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy 6.2 (2017): pp.1-20. (Invited Submission)

“Economic impacts of climate change on agriculture: The importance of relative humidity and other climate variables”
Zhang, P., J. Zhang, and M. Chen
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 83 (2017): pp.8–31.

  • Media coverage: China Daily, The Nation

“China’s sectoral strategies in energy conservation and carbon mitigation”
Wang, C., Y. Yang, and J. Zhang
Climate Policy 15.S1 (2015): S60-S80. (Invited Submission)

“China’s hydrofluorocarbon challenge”
Zhang, J. and C. Wang
Nature Climate Change 4 (2014): 943-945.

“‘Effortless perfection:’ Do Chinese cities manipulate air pollution data?”
Ghanem, D. and J. Zhang
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 68.2 (2014): pp.203-225.

  • Media coverage:, CENET,

“Same dream, different beds: Can America and China take effective steps to solve the climate problem?”
Bi, J., O. R. Young, R. Costanza, L. Liu, R. Kasperson, Y. Qi, D. Guttman, K. Jiang, D. Mazmanian, S. Zhang, J. Zhang, G. Osherenko, R. Percival, B. Zhang, H. Wang, P. He, and M. Liu 
Global Environmental Change 24 (2014): pp.2-4.

“Fiscal Decentralization and Environmental Infrastructure in China”
Liu, A. and J. Zhang
The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions) 13.2 (2013): pp.733-759.

“The incentives for China’s climate actions”
Zhang, J.
International Affairs Forum 4.1 (2013): pp.1-5.

“Fishermen’s perspectives on climate variability
Zhang, J., J. Fleming, and R. Goericke
Marine Policy 36.2 (2012): pp.466-472.

“Estimation of a generalized fishery model: A two-stage approach”
Zhang, J. and M. D. Smith
The Review of Economics and Statistics 93.2 (2011): pp.690-699.

“Co-benefits and additionality of the Clean Development Mechanism: An empirical analysis”
Zhang, J. and C. Wang
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 62.2 (2011): pp.140-154.

“Heterogeneous response to marine reserve formation: A sorting model approach”
Zhang, J. and M. D. Smith
Environmental and Resource Economics 49.3 (2011): pp.311-325.

“Lose some, save some: Obesity, automobile demand, and gasoline consumption”
Li, S., Y. Liu, and J. Zhang
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 61.1 (2011): pp.52-66.

  • Media coverage: Wall Street Journal, International Business Times, Oil and Gas Journal, The Straight Dope, and Gas 2

“Behavioral response to stock abundance in exploiting common-pool resources”
Zhang, J.
The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions) 11.1 (2011): p.52.

“Econometric modeling of fisheries with complex life histories: Avoiding biological management failures”
Smith, M.D., J. Zhang, and F. C. Coleman
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 55.3 (2008): pp.265-280.

“Structural modeling of marine reserves with Bayesian estimation”
Smith, M. D., J. Zhang, and F. C. Coleman
Marine Resource Economics 22.2 (2007): pp.121-136.

  • Dr. S.-Y. Hong Award for Outstanding Article

“Effectiveness of marine reserves for large-scale fisheries management”
Smith, M. D., J. Zhang, and F. C. Coleman
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63.1 (2006): pp.153-164.

Book Chapters and Reports

“Achieving a Socially Equitable Energy Transition in China”
Zhang, J., D. Liu, L. Xue, X. Chen, and H. Wu
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (2018)

“Developing Non-Market Approaches through Regional Cooperation Platforms”
Huang, Z. and J. Zhang
In: Stavins, R. N. and R. C. Stowe. International Cooperation in East Asia to Address Climate Change (2018)
Harvard University Belfer Center.

“Economic considerations: Cost-effective and efficient climate policies” 
In: V. R. Ramanathan. Bending the Curve: Ten Scalable Solutions for Carbon Neutrality and Climate Stability 2.1 (2016): pp. 1–14, Collabra.

“Delivering environmentally sustainable economic growth: The case of China”
Zhang, J.
Asia Society Policy Report (2012).

  • Media coverage: The Diplomat, CETIN, and Mirror Books

Permanent Working Papers

Publications in Chinese

邹骥, 柴麒敏, 陈济, 傅莎, 葛兴安, 胡敏, 李昂, 林丹妮, 林殷, 刘冬惠,刘俊伶, 刘爽, 祁悦, 王克, 王庶, 张俊杰, “碳市场顶层设计路线图”, 《气候变化研究进展》15(3), 217-221,2019.
Zou, J., Q. Chai, J. Chen, S. F. X. Ge, M. Hu, A. Li, D. Lin, Y. Lin, D. Liu, J. Liu, S. Liu, Y. Qi, K. Wang, S. Wang, and J. Zhang. “The roadmap of China’s national carbon emission trading scheme”. Climate Change Research 15.3 (2019): pp. 217–221.

张俊杰.《“一带一路”投资绿色标尺》. 人民出版社. 2018.
Zhang, J. Evaluating Green Investment on One Belt and One Road. People’s Publishing House (2018).

葛察忠、璩爱玉、张俊杰、李红祥、董战峰.《环境经济研究进展(第11卷)》. 中国环境出版社. 2017.
Ge, C., A. Ju, J. Zhang, H. Li, and Z. Dong. Progress on Environmental Economics. Vol. 11. China Environmental Science Press (2017).

张俊杰, 曾思育, 陈吉宁. “再生水与长距调水的费用—效果比较”. 《中国给水排水》 20 (11): 22 – 24, 2005.
Zhang, J., S. Zeng, and J. Chen. “A cost-effectiveness analysis for urban wastewater reuse and long-distance water transfer”. China Water & Wastewater 20.11 (2004): pp. 22–24.

张俊杰, 张悦, 陈吉宁, 张天柱. “居民对再生水的支付意愿及其影响因素”. 《中国给水排水》 19 (6): 96 – 98, 2003.
Zhang, J., Y. Zhang, J. Chen, and T. Zhang. “Residential willingness-to-pay for reclaimed water”. China Water & Wastewater 19.6 (2003): pp. 96–98.

张俊杰, 陈吉宁, 王希希, 傅涛. “污水再生利用产业政策体系研究”. 《全国城市污水再生利用经验交流和技术研讨会论文集 , 2003.
Zhang, J., J. Chen, X. Wang, T. Fu. “A Study on the Industrial Policy on Wastewater Reuse”. Proceedings of the National Urban Wastewater Reuse Conference, 2003.

张俊杰, 邹骥, 陈吉宁. “火电部门二氧化碳排放动态基准线的构造及其应用”. 《全球气候变化研究:进展与展望》 吕学都,王文远主编. 气象出版社. 2003.
Zhang, J., J. Zou, and J. Chen. “Emission reduction costs in fuel switching”. In: Studies on Climate Change: Progress and Outlook. Ed. by X. Lu. China Meteorological Press (2003).

张俊杰, 邹骥, 陈吉宁. “电力部门清洁发展机制项目减碳成本计算研究”. 《全球气候变化研究:进展与展望》 吕学都,王文远主编. 气象出版社. 2003.
Zhang, J., J. Zou, and J. Chen. “On the dynamic CO2 emission baselines in the thermal power sector”. In: Studies on Climate Change: Progress and Outlook. Ed. by X. Lu. China Meteorological Press (2003).

张俊杰, 邹骥, 陈吉宁, 傅平. “放松管制 鼓励竞争”.《中国建设报》. 2002.
Zhang. J., J. Zou, J. Chen., and P. Fu. “Deregulation and Encourage Competition”. China Construction News. 2022.

陈吉宁, 邹骥, 王灿, 张俊杰, 王希希, 傅平. “水环境产业的市场化及其政府管理政策”. 《第二届环境保护市场化暨资本运营与环保产业发展高级研讨会论文汇编》, 2001.
Chen J., J. Zou, C. Wang, J. Zhang, X. Wang, P. Fu. “The marketization of the Water Industry and Its Management Policies”. Proceedings of the 2nd Symposium on Environmental Protection Market Development, 2001.

邹骥, 陈吉宁, 张俊杰, 王灿, 艾宁, 齐小凡, “布什政府撤回控制温室气体排放承诺的原因和影响”. 《环境观察与评论》 3 (2): 13 – 19, 2001.
Zou, J., J. Chen, J. Zhang, C. Wang, N. Ai, and X. Qi. “Why did the Bush Administration withdraw the U.S. from the Kyoto Protocol?” Environmental Protection 5 (2001): pp. 36–38.