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Yang (Zoe) Yang CONTACT Department of Real Estate School of Design and Environment National University of Singapore 4 Architecture Drive, Singapore, 117566

Last Updated: Nov 2017 Phone: (65) 8714-1918 Email: [email protected] Website: https://zoeyangyang.weebly.com SSRN page: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/ cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=2520439

EDUCATION National University of Singapore, Singapore Ph.D. in Real Estate, Department of Real Estate, School of Design and Environment 07/2018 (expected) Thesis Title: Quantifying Environmental Externalities from Trans-boundary Haze Pollution Supervisors: Professor Sumit Agarwal (Georgetown University) Associate Professor Tien Foo Sing (National University of Singapore) University of British Columbia, Canada M.Sc.in Business Administration, (Field: Urban Land Economics), Sauder School of Business 07/2014 B.Comm. with Honors, (Double major: Finance and Real Estate), Sauder School of Business 07/2012

RESEARCH INTERESTS Environmental and Energy Economics, Urban Economics and Real Estate, Chinese Economy, Big Data

PUBLICATIONS 1. "Nudges of School Children and Electricity Conservation: Evidence from the 'Project Carbon Zero' Campaign in Singapore", (with Sumit Agarwal, Satyanarain Rengarajan, and Tien Foo Sing). Energy Economics 61 (2017): 29-41. 2. "School Allocation Rules and Housing Prices: A Quasi-experiment with School Relocation Events in Singapore", (with Sumit Agarwal, Satyanarain Rengarajan, and Tien Foo Sing). Regional Science and Urban Economics 58 (2016): 42-56.

WORKING PAPERS 1. Job Market Paper: “Risk-Avoidance and Environmental Hazard: Effects of the Transboundary Haze Pollution in Singapore”, (with Sumit Agarwal and Tien Foo Sing). Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2942096. 2. “Are Green Buildings Really Green? The Energy Efficiency of Green Buildings in Singapore”, (with Sumit Agarwal and Tien Foo Sing). 3. “The Privilege of Power and Wealth: Evidence from China's Urban Land Market”, (with Long Wang). 4. “Trying to Slowdown a Freight Train: An Evaluation of Chinese Macro-Policies to Slow the Housing Market” (With Tsur Somerville and Long Wang)

WORK IN PROGRESS 1. “Can Negative Environmental Externalities Trigger Performance Improvements? Evidence from Online Travel Reviews in Southeast Asia” (With Sumit Agarwal) 2. “The Impact of Haze Pollution on Taxi Drivers’ Behavior and Productivity” (With Sumit Agarwal, Shih-Fen Cheng, and Jussi Keppo)

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OTHER PROJECTS 1. “An Evaluation of MoneySENSE-Singapore Polytechnic Institute for Financial Literacy’s Program in Singapore” (With Sumit Agarwal), Nov 2016 (written for the Monetary Authority of Singapore) 2. “Determinants of Residential Water Consumption in Singapore: Insight from the Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) data and the field survey”, (With Sumit Agarwal and Tien Foo Sing), Feb 2017 (written for the Public Utility Board of Singapore)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Referee: Referee: Referee:

Real Estate Economics (Since Jun 2015) Journal of Housing Economics (Since Feb 2017) Energy Policy (Since Nov 2017)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE Tutorial Instructor, National University of Singapore, Singapore AY2017/8 Semester 1, Real Estate Market Analysis (teaching fellow for Dr.Yu Qin) AY2016/7 Semester 2, Quantitative Methods in Real Estate (teaching fellow for A.P Wen-chi Liao) AY2016/7 Semester 1, Real Estate Securitization (teaching fellow for A.P Tien Foo Sing) AY2015/6 Semester 2, Quantitative Methods in Real Estate (teaching fellow for A.P Wen-chi Liao) AY2015/6 Semester 1, Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance (teaching fellow for Dr.Yu Qin) AY2014/5 Semester 2, Quantitative Methods in Real Estate (teaching fellow for A.P Wen-chi Liao) AY2014/5 Semester 2, Real Estate Finance (teaching fellow for A.P. Sau Kim Lum and Dr.Yu Qin) Teaching Assistant, National University of Singapore, Singapore AY2014/5 Semester 1, Housing Market and Housing Policies (Teaching Assistant for A.P. Yong Tu) Teaching Assistant, University of British Columbia, Canada AY2012/3 Semester 1, Real Estate Finance (Teaching Assistant for A.P. Tsur Somerville and A.P. Thomas Davidoff)

PARTICIPATED CONFERENCES, INCLUDING SCHEDULED Jan 2018 AEA/AREUEA conference, Philadelphia, PA, U.S. (Paper Presenter) Nov 2017 UEA/NARSC conference, Vancouver, Canada (Paper Presenter, Discussant and Session Chair) Jul 2017 AsRES/GCREC conference, Taichung, China (Paper Presenter and Discussant) Jul 2017 AREUEA-International, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (Paper Presenter and Discussant) Jan 2017 AEA/AREUEA Doctoral Session, Chicago, Illinois, U.S. (Poster Presenter) Jul 2016 AsRES conference, Bengaluru, India (Paper Presented by co-author) Jul 2014 GCREC conference, Nanjing, China (Paper Presenter)

HONORS, AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES 2016 2016 2014 – 2018 2012 2012 2011 2009

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, National University of Singapore Certificate of Teaching Assistance Program, National University of Singapore NUS Research Scholarship, National University of Singapore, Singapore Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honors, UBC, Canada Bob Filley Cup and People's Choice Award, NAIOP Real Estate Challenge, U.S. Deans Honor Roll, University of British Columbia, Canada Excellent Executive, Chinese Student and Scholars Association, Vancouver, Canada

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LEADERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES Aug 2015 – Present: President of Real Estate Research Student Club, Department of Real Estate, NUS Jan 2009 - Dec 2010: Vice-president of Chinese Student and Scholars Association, Vancouver, Canada

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS Member, American Economic Association (Aug 2017 - Present) Member, Canadian Economic Association (Aug 2017 - Present) Member, American Real Estate & Urban Economics Association (Dec 2016 - Present) Member, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, Canada (Feb 2012 – FebF 2014)

OTHER INFORMATION Computer Skills: STATA, SPSS, R, ARCGIS, and PYTHON Languages: English (Fluent), Mandarin (Native), Japanese (Elementary) Citizenship: Canadian

REFERENCES Prof. Sumit Agarwal William G. Droms Term Professor of Finance McDonough School of Business Georgetown University, U.S. Phone: 1(703) 388-6389 Email: [email protected] A/Prof. Tien Foo Sing Dean’s Chair Associate Professor and Director at the Institute of Real Estate Studies Department of Real Estate National University of Singapore, Singapore Phone: (65) 6516-4553 Email: [email protected] A/Prof. C.Tsuriel Somerville Real Estate Foundation of BC Professor in Real Estate Finance Department of Real Estate University of British Columbia, Canada Phone: (604) 822-8343 Email: [email protected] Dr. Yu Qin (Teaching) Department of Real Estate National University of Singapore, Singapore Phone: (65) 6516-3556 Email: [email protected]

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