Yuan, Mei

Mei Yuan
Research Scientist, Joint Program


(617) 452-3192



Focus Areas

Energy, Climate Policy, Regional Analysis


Dr. Yuan specializes in general equilibrium modeling and large-scale general equilibrium model systems for economic assessment of policies in various industries and national and international economies. Her analyses have included US national and regional environmental regulations, the impacts of global environmental policies on energy market, economic implication of natural gas exports, lifting of oil export ban, strategic implications for major energy players of changes in energy markets, the comparison of global energy and environmental policies, the impacts of electric vehicles on electricity systems, and policy effectiveness on energy efficiency.

Education + Credentials
Ph.D., Economics, University of Colorado Boulder, 2007
M.A., Economics, University of Colorado Boulder, 2002
B.A. International Economics, University of International Business and Economics, 1999

Recent Publications

Joint Program Report
Jacoby, H., D. Montgomery and M. Yuan (2018). Joint Program Report Series Report 329, April, 14 p. [PDF]
Joint Program Report
Yuan, M., G.E. Metcalf, J. Reilly and S. Paltsev (2017). Joint Program Report Series Report 316, July, 12 p. [PDF]