Department of Applied Economics, China Agricultural University
Dr. Xiangming Fang is currently Professor of Applied Economics and Chair for the Department of Applied Economics in the College of Economics and Management at China Agricultural University. He also holds joint appointment at the School of Public Health, Georgia State University. Prior to his current position, Dr. Fang served as Senior Health Economist with the Division of Violence Prevention at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). His primary research interests include economic evaluation of health interventions, public policy analysis, violence prevention, and food safety.
Dr. Fang received his 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) PhD Dissertation Award in the field of Water Policy and Socio-Economics. He was the 2008 recipient of the Paula and Gregory Chow Best Paper Award of the Chinese Economists Society. In 2008, he also received the Kaafee Billah Best Paper Award for his contributions in economic research at CDC. In 2013, he was the lead author of an article that has been selected as one of the 10 best violence research publications of 2012 by the Psychology of Violence journal. In 2014, he received the Best of UNICEF Research 2014 Award. In 2016, his first-authored article was selected as the Outstanding Paper of the Year 2015 Award by the China Agricultural Economic Review journal.