Jason Wong

Jason Wong
Assistant Professor, Economics
B.A., B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia University; Fellow, London School of Economics
Appointed In: 
2020
Office: 
Fowler 223
Hours: 

T 4-5:30pm; Th 11:30am-1pm

Jason Wong is an applied microeconomist interested in using interdisciplinary approaches to answer questions related to sustainable development of infrastructure, cities, and regions.

His research focuses on the impact of aviation connectivity on regional economies and innovation, climate change impacts on aviation, electricity infrastructure and development in India, and economics of language and culture. His research has been published in World Development, Energy Economics, and Energy Policy. Oxy Students work with Professor Wong in the Connectivity Impacts Lab.

Prior to joining Oxy, Professor Wong was LSE Fellow in Environmental Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and served as an International Parliamentary Fellow at the German Parliament (Bundestag). He is fluent in German, Cantonese, and Mandarin and is currently learning French and Japanese. At Oxy, he teaches Economics of Sustainable Development, Urban Economics, and Applied Econometrics. In Spring 2023, he will be teaching ECON 312 Political Economy of Sustainable Development: Case of Germany, which includes a three-week field study component in Germany at the beginning of summer. 

Check out Professor Wong's talk on the Circular Economy at the London School of Economics: