Prof. Yu Hao

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Yu Hao, male. He was born in February 1983 in Huangshi, Hubei Province. He has a bachelor's degree in physics and economics from Wuhan University (2005), a master's degree in economics from Beijing Normal University (2008), and a doctor of economics from Hamburg University in Germany (2012). He is currently a Professor in the Department of Applied Economics and Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, School of management and economics, Beijing Institute of Technology. He is a doctoral supervisor, and the director of the Applied Economics Department, executive director of the energy economy and management research branch of China Association for optimal law, unified research method and economic mathematics. He is a reviewer for academic journals such as Energy Economics, Ecological Economics, Energy Policy, Applied Energy, Applied Economics, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. He teaches courses in advanced macroeconomics, managerial economics, applied statistics, and macroeconomics (bilingual), etc. He won the third prize of the 16th young teacher award of higher education of Huo Yingdong Education Foundation in 2017. He guided several undergraduate teams to complete the national and Beijing Municipal undergraduate innovation training projects, and was awarded the "top 10 outstanding college students innovation training program" instructor of Beijing University of technology in 2016 and 2018. At present, the main research directions are macroeconomy, energy economy, environmental policy, etc. He has presided over 8 vertical research projects at national, provincial and ministerial levels, including the international cooperation (Sino German) project of NSFC and the youth program of NSFC. So far, it has been applied in energy economics, environment and development economics, energy policy, applied economics, Applied energy, Journal of cleaner production, China soft science, and other domestic and foreign academic journals have published more than 70 academic papers, including 65 SCI / SSCI papers as the first author/corresponding author (including 6 highly cited papers of ESI (top 1%) and 1 hot paper (top 0.1%).

Personal Data

Name: HAO, Yu


Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 22/02/1983

Ethnic: Han

Positional Title: Associate Professor

Academic Degree: Ph.D.

Research Area: Energy Economics; Environmental

Policy; Macroeconomics

Teaching Courses: Macroeconomics; Advanced Macroeconomics

Tel: 010-68914938

Email Address:

Mailing Address: Zhongguancun South Street No.5, Beijing, P. R. China


10/2008 – 09/2012    Ph.D of Economics in Hamburg University, Germany


(Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Funke)

09/2005 – 06/2008   Master of Economics in Beijing Normal University

09/2001 – 06/2005    BA in Physics & BA in Economics (Second Degree) in Wuhan University

Acadamic Positions

02/2013-Assistant Professor at Beijing Institute of Technology

Affiliations(note organization, year served and position)


09/2013-Member of the Chinese research society of optimization overall planning method and economic mathematics committee, branch of energy and environmental economics and management.

Professional Certifications



Teacher Certification of People’s Republic of China

Publications-Papers,Book Chapters, Journal Articles, Conference Articles (for the last five years)



[1]Hao, Yu*., Zhang, Zong-Yong., Liao, Hua., Wei, Yi-Ming. 2015. China’s farewell to coal: A forecast of coal consumption through 2020. Energy Policy 86: 444-455. (SSCI/SCI)



[2]Hao, Yu., Liao, Hua, Wei, Yi-Ming*. 2015. Is China’s carbon reduction target allocation reasonable? An analysis based on carbon intensity convergence. Applied Energy 142: 229–239. (SCI)

[3]Hao, Yu., Wei, Yi-Ming*. 2015. When does the Turning Point in China’s CO2 Emissions Occur? Results Based on the Green Solow Model. Environment and Development Economics. DOI: 10.1017/S1355770X15000017. (SSCI)

[4]Hao, Yu*., Liu, Y.-M. 2015. The influential factors of urban PM2.5 concentrations in China: a spatial econometric analysis. Journal of Cleaner Production (SCI)

[5]Hao, Yu*., Zhang, Qianxue., Zhong, Ming., Li, Baihe. 2015. Is there convergence in per capita SO2 emissions in China? An empirical study using city-level panel data. Journal of Cleaner Production (SCI)

[6]Hao, Yu*. 2015. China's transfer payment mechanism: A case study. Transactions of Tianjin University 21(2): 183-192. (EI)

[7]Hao, Yu*, Wang, Shuo, Zhang, Zong-Yong. 2015. Examine the Convergence in Per Capita Energy Consumption in China with Breakpoints. Energy Procedia 75: 2617 – 2625. (EI)

[8]Hao, Yu*., Liu, Yi-Ming. 2015. Has the development of FDI and foreign trade contributed to China’s CO2 emissions? An empirical study with provincial panel data. Natural Hazards 76(2): 1079-1091. (SCI)

[9]Hao, Yu., Liao, Hua., Wei, Yi-Ming. 2014. The Environmental Kuznets Curve for China's per capita energy consumption and electricity consumption: an empirical estimation on the basis of spatial econometric analysis, China Soft Science, 2014(1): 134-147. (in Chinese) (CSSCI)

[10]Funke, Michael*., Aaron Mehrotra., Hao, Yu. 2015. Tracking Chinese CPI Inflation in   Real Time, Empirical Economics 48(4): 1619-1641. (CSSCI)

[11]Hao, Yu. 2015. Energy Consumption and Economy Development: An Empirical Case Study for China. The Handbook of Clean Energy Systems. April, 2015. John Wiley & Sons.

[12]Zhang, Xian., Wang, Ke*., Hao, Yu., Fan, Jing-Li., Wei, Yi-Ming. 2013. The impact of government policy on preference for NEVs: The evidence from China. Energy Policy, 61: 382–393. (SCI/CSSCI)

[13]Wang, Zhaohua*, Wang, Chen, Hao, Yu. 2013. Influencing factors of private purchasing intentions of new energy vehicles in China. Journal of Renewable Sustainable Energy 5: 063133. (SCI)

[14]Zhang, Shengling, Hao, Yu. 2012. An analysis of energy security for China: from the perspective of optimal consumption time path (with Zhang Shengling), Population, Resource and Environment, 22(10): 137-143. (in Chinese) (CSSCI)

[15]Hao, Yu. 2012. Uncertainty and risk analysis of the Langrun Chinese GDP Forecast: Fan Charts revisited, China Economic Journal, 4-2: 81-104.

[16]Funke, Michael*, Hao, Yu. 2011. The emergence and spatial distribution of Chinese seaport cities, China Economic Review, 22(2): 196-209. (CSSCI)

Publications-Books (for the last five years)

Wei Yi-Ming, Hua Liao, Ke Wang, Yu Hao. 2014. China Energy Report (2014): Energy Poverty Research. Beijing: Science Press. (in Chinese)

Personal and Acadamic Awards (for the last five years)


[1]05/2015 The competition of the basic skills of young teachers in Beijing Institute of Technology. Second Prize.



[2]12/2013 The seminar of young scholars of School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology. First Prize.

[3]12/2014 The seminar of young scholars of School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology. Second Prize.

Acadamic and Consultancy Projects (for the last five years)

[1]National Natural Science Foundation of China: The impact of government spending on energy consumption and air pollution: a study based on spatial dependence. (Grant number: 71403015).


[2]The Project Sponsored by the Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry: The theoretical and empirical studies on the relationship between China’s provincial CO2 emissions and economic growth. (Grant number: 20152132001)

[3]Excellent young scholars Research Fund of Beijing Institute of Technology: The influences of financial policies on energy consumption and air pollution: a resarch on spatial correlation. (Grant number: 20142142005)

[4]Basic Research Foundation of Beijing Institute of Technology: The Relationship between Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Economic Development in China. (Grant number: 20132142014)

Acadamic Conferences and other International and Domestic Professional Conferences (for the last five years)

[1]10/2013 International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials, Gebze Institute of Technology, Antalya, Turkey.


[2]10/2013 The Fourth Energy Economy and Management Annual Meeting. Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.

[3]04/2014 The First Youth Academic Conference on Energy and Environmental Policy and Management. Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China.

[4]08/2015 The 8th Japan-China Joint Seminar on Sustainable Management of Cities and Regions under Disaster and Environmental Risks. Kumamoto, Japan. The article titled “China’s farewell to coal: A forecast of coal consumption through 2020” is orally presentated.