Jiashun Huang is undertaking DPhil study at the School of Geography and the Environment and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) at the University of Oxford, supervised by Professor Jim Hall and Professor Doyne Farmer.
He is involved in the UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC) programme. At the second phase of the ITRC programme (Multi-scale Infrastructure Systems Analytics, MISTRAL), the INET in Oxford is developing an agent-based model of the interaction between infrastructure and the economy. As a member of the ITRC-MISTRAL research team, Jiashun focuses on exploring the economic effects of infrastructure investment.
Prior to the doctoral study, he obtained a BSc in Management and MPhil in Land Economy Research. Under the supervision of Professor Andreas Kontoleon and Dr Shaun Larcom in Cambridge, his MPhil dissertation (with distinction) focused on Environmental Regulations and Competitiveness in China. He is a Swire Scholar and COSF Scholar in Oxford, and his DPhil study is fully funded by the Swire Centenary & Cathay Pacific Scholarship