Professor in the College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering and Director of the Institute of Environment and Economy (IoEE) at Peking University, Dr. Zhang will provide an overview of environmental health issues in China and present her research on the economic valuation of health impacts of air pollution and its implication on policies.

Networking reception to follow.

Cost: Free

Contacts

Bethel Haile: bhaile@uchicago.edu

Areas of Focus: Environment
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Environment
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Environmental Health
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Environmental Health
Energy and industrial processes introduce toxins into the environment. EPIC research is helping to educate policymakers and consumers on the social and economic costs of this pollution, and the potential...
Air Pollution
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Air Pollution
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