Department of Economics
Yu Wu is a PhD candidate in Economics and a research assistant affiliated with the Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy at North Carolina State University. She earned her master’s degree in Economics from NC State in 2014 and a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural and Forest Economics from Beijing Forestry University in Beijing, China in 2012. Yu received the provost doctoral recruitment fellowship, the outstanding bachelor’s thesis award, and twice the outstanding academic performance fellowship. Yu’s current research focuses on environment and development, deforestation and land use, ecosystem services and non-market valuation.