C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell

Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University, 2006 / A.M. in Economics, Harvard University, 2005 / A.B. in Environmental Science and Public Policy, Harvard University, 2000

Research Interests

  • Modeling and analyzing strategic dynamic decision-making and the effects of policies and institutions on decision-making behavior and outcomes; Environmental and natural resource economics; Energy economics; Air quality; Environmental regulation; Applied econometrics (including structural econometrics and spatial econometrics); Applied theory (including optimal control theory, game theory and contract theory)

Areas of Emphasis

  • Environmental Policy and Human Ecology


  • Agricultural & Resource Economics