Ph.D. Student in Public Policy
Cuicui is interested in applying and developing tools in industrial organization and microeconomic theory to the study of environment and energy. She currently focuses on investigating how electric generating companies have learned over time to comply with the Acid Rain Program, the first large-scale market-based environmental regulation in U.S. In addition, Cuicui works on the identification and testing of equilibrium notions in dynamic games, and uses insights from microeconomic theory to the study of international climate agreements. Her past research includes designing public policies to reduce introduction of invasive species during her summer internship at the Resources for the Future in 2013, and to encourage the adoption of alternative fuel vehicles in the presence of network effects between fueling stations and vehicles during her masters’ study. She graduated from Tsinghua University in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, and from Massachusetts Institute Technology in 2012 with a Master of Science degree in Technology and Policy.