Kevin Tsui received his PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. He is an Associate Professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University, and a Special Appointment Professor in the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. His research interests are Public Economics and Regulation, Industrial Organization, International Political Economy, Natural Resource and Environmental Economics. Tsui’s publications appear in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Economic Journal, Economic Theory, Economics and Politics, Energy Policy, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, Research in Economics, and Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

    He was a visiting fellow of the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research. Recently, Tsui was awarded the Lone Mountain Fellowship from the Property and Environmental Research Center for his research on the resource curse, and the Krutilla Fellowship from the Resource for the Future for his research on the economics of climate change. He was invited to give a talk in the Petroleum: Prospects & Politics conference held in the University of Chicago. Recently, he has also been invited to give speeches in the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong regarding the economic and environmental implications of fuel mix policy in the Hong Kong electricity sector. Recently, he has also been invited to give speeches in the Nu Skin Innovation Forum and the Municipal Association of South Carolina on the economics of the sharing economy. Tsui is also a regular columnist for the Hong Kong Economic Journal, am730, and Apple Daily.