Department of Environmental Management

ZHANG, Shiqiu

ZHANG, Shiqiu

Department: Environmental Management
Research interests: Environmental economics; Environmental governance and policy
Tel/fax: 86-10-62764974
Websites: envi-science/zhangshq/Zhangshq.htm


Ph.D., Environmental Management, College of Environmental Sciences, Peking University, 2004
M.S., Center for Environmental Sciences, Peking University, 1988
B.D., Department of Economics, Peking University, 1985


1999-present, Professor, Peking University
1995-1999, Associate Professor, Peking University
1990-1995, Lecture, Peking University
1988-1990, Assistant, Peking University


Undergraduate course: Environmental Economics; Environmental Management
Graduate course: Seminar on Environmental Economics; Commercialization of Emerged Technology and Policy Instruments



Environmental economics and policy, especially valuation, cost benefit analysis, MBIs and environmental governance


1. Huang D.S., Zhang S.Q. Health Benefit evaluation for PM2.5 pollution control in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region of China. China Environmental Science. 33 (1): 166-174, 2012.
2. Bond T. C., Doherty S. J., Fahey D. W., et al. Bounding the role of black carbon in the climate system: A scientific assessment. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres。Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres Accepted Articles, Accepted manuscript online: 15, 2013.
3. Xie X.X., Zhang S.Q., Xu J.H., Wu D., Zhu T. Cost-effective control of ground-level ozone pollution in and around Beijing. Chinese Journal of Population Resources and Environment. Volume 10, No 2: 101-109, 2012
4. Huang D.S., Xu J.H., Zhang S.Q. Valuing the health risks of particulate air pollution in the Pearl River Delta, China. Environmental Science and Policy 15: 38-47, 2012.
5. Wan W., Xie X.X., Zhang S.Q. Health effect valuation of ground-level ozone control in Beijing and its surrounding areas, China. Advanced Materials Research Vols. 356-360: 585-589, 2012. 
6. Wu D., Zhang S.Q., Xu J.h., Zhu T. The CO2 reduction effects and climate benefit of Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics Green Practice. Energy Procedia, 5: 280-296, 2011.
7. Wu D., Zhang S.Q., Zhu T. Controlling mercury emission for China’s coal fired electricity plants: an economic analysis. Energy Procedia, 5: 1439-1454, 2011.
8. Yi R., Zhang S.Q. Effect of increase in price of oil on behavior of private car owners in Beijing. Chinese Journal of Population Resources and Environment, Vol.8 No.1: 55-61, 2010.
9. Zou W.B., Zhang S.Q. Economic valuation of health impact of PM10 pollution in Beijing from 2001 to 2006. Chinese JOurnal of Population Resources and Environment, Vol.8 No.1. 68-74, 2010.
10. Groom B., Grosjean P., Kontoleon A., Swanson T., Zhang S.Q. Relaxing rural constraints: a 'win-win' policy for poverty and environment in China. Oxford Economic Papers, 132-156, 2009.


1. Zhang S.Q., chief editor. Strategy and Technical Supporting Policy for Selected Pollutants and Pollution Control. 2008. China Environmental Sciences Press: Beijing.319.
2. Kuiper L., Zang S.Q., Assessment of the Funding Requirements for the Multilateral Fund Replenishment for the Period 2009-2011. May 2008.UNEP: Geneva. 310.
3. Hilary S., Mohan M., Zhang S.Q. Economics, Environment, and Industry in China. A Publication of the China Council (CCICED).September 1999.Aileen International Press: Maryland U. S. A. 172.


1. UNEP Ozone Secretariat, recognizing and appreciating the valuable contribution and efforts in the Technology and Economic Assessment Pane, 2012.
2. 2010 Science and Technology Awards for Environmental Protection (8/15),2010
3. Peking University “Shi Jia Teachers” (ten best teachers of PKU), 2009.
4. 1st grade awards of teaching achievements at PKU, 2009.
5. UNEP, "Twentieth Anniversary Ozone Protection Awards": "Technology and Economic Assessment Panel Champion Awards","In recognition of extraordinary service to the Parties to the Montreal Protocol and the global effort to protect the ozone layer", 2007.
6. US EPA; "2007 Best-of-the Best Awards": China Leadership Team for Excellence in Montreal Protocol Compliance, "in recognition of the most exceptional global contributions in the first two decades of the Montreal Protocol", 2007.
7. Excellent Teaching awards, Peking University, 2006.
8. 2005 Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award: for Leadership in ODS Phase-out in Developing Countries, by EPA of USA (group award), 2005.
9. The Special Gold Award of Ozone Layer Protection Contribution Award of China. By SEPA of China (group award), 2004.
10. Environmental Award, China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development, 2001.
11. Trans-Century Excellent Talents in University, Ministry of Education. 1998.
12. Sixth China Youth Science and Technology Prize, China's Association of Sciences, 1998.
13. First Youth Science and Technology Achievement Prize, China's Association of Environmental Sciences, 1998.
14. "The Most Beloved Teacher", Peking University Undergraduate Students Union, and Graduate Students Union, Peking University, 1998.



Dr. Zhang’s research areas are environmental economics and governance. Since late of 1980, she has been promoting the environmental economics study in China and established the Environmental Economics and Policy Study Group, EEPS at Peking University. The major contribution of her study can be summarized that innovate the valuation approach to value the non-market environmental goods to improve the understanding of the importance of environmental loss and benefits; by applying the cost benefits analysis to improve the pollution control strategy design; study on MBIs to promote the pricing policy reform in China; study the institutions to improve the environmental governance. She is the Senior expert member of UNEP Technology and Economic Assessment Panel for implementing Montreal Protocol, Co-Chair of the Task force for Replenishment of the Multilateral Fund of Montreal Protocol. She is a Board of Directors of East Asian Association on Environment and Resource Economics (EAAERE). She won some awards both from China and abroad, including: UNEP "Twentieth Anniversary Ozone Protection Awards", US EPA; “2007 Best-of-the Best Awards”, and China Youth Science and Technology Prize.