Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Fang received his PhD in Agricultural Economics and Management from Zhejiang University in 1999 and PhD in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2004. He was the first place winner of the 2005 Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Ph.D. Dissertation Award in the field of Water Policy and Socio-Economics.
His major research interests include developmental trajectories of violence, short-term and long-term consequences of child maltreatment, and economic evaluation of violence prevention programs. He has publications in peer-reviewed journals such as American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Family Violence, and American Journal of Public Health.