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Yueming Qiu

Yueming Qiu

Assistant Professor, Program of Technological Entreneurship and Innovation Management, Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management


Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management, Polytechnic Campus
Arizona State University
7231 E Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Mesa, AZ 85212


  • Assistant Professor, Program of Technological Entreneurship and Innovation Management, Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management


Yueming ("Lucy") Qiu joined the Arizona State University as an assistant professor in resource economics in 2012. Her main research area is energy economics and policy. She has worked on research projects on renewable energy, energy efficiency, electricity pricing experiments, and energy in the transportation sector. She graduated from Stanford University with a Ph.D from the Atmosphere/Energy program in 2012.


  • PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering (minor Management Science and Engineering), Stanford University, 2012
  • MA, Economics, Stanford University, 2012
  • BEng, Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2007


Journal Articles

In Press

Liang, J., Y. Qiu, B. L. Ruddell, M. Dalrymple, S. R. Earl, A. Castelazo and T. James. Do energy retrofits work? Evidence from commercial and residential buildings in Phoenix. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management DOI: 10.1016/j.jeem.2017.09.001. (link )


Qiu, Y., G. Colson and M. E. Wetzstein. 2017. Risk preference and adverse selection for participation in time-of-use electricity pricing programs. Resource and Energy Economics 47(Feb):126-142. DOI: 10.1016/j.reseneeco.2016.12.003. (link )

Qiu, Y., B. Xing and Y. D. Wang. 2017. Prepaid electricity plan and electricity consumption behavior. Contemporary Economic Policy 35(1):125–142 . DOI: 10.1111/coep.12170. (link )


Nienhueser, I. A. and Y. Qiu. 2016. Economic and environmental impacts of providing renewable energy for electric vehicle charging -- a choice experiment study. Applied Energy 180(Oct):256-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.07.121. (link )

Qiu, Y., L. Kirkeide and Y. D. Wang. 2016. Effects of voluntary time-of-use pricing on summer electricity usage of business customers. Environmental and Resource Economics DOI: 10.1007/s10640-016-0084-5. (link )

Qiu, Y., X. Su and Y. D. Wang. 2016. Factors influencing commercial buildings to obtain green certificates. Applied Economics DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2016.1229434. (link )

Qiu, Y., S. Yin and Y. D. Wang. 2016. Peer effects and voluntary green building certification. Sustainability 8(7):632. DOI: 10.3390/su8070632. (link )


Qiu, Y., Y. D. Wang and J. Wang. 2015. Implied discount rate and payback threshold of energy efficiency investment in the industrial sector. Applied Economics 47(21):2218-2233. DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2015.1005820. (link )

Zhang, H., U. A. Ozturk, D. Zhou, Y. Qiu and Q. Wu. 2015. How to increase the recovery rate for waste cooking oil-to-biofuel conversion: a comparison of recycling modes in China and Japan. Ecological Indicators 51:146-150. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.07.045. (link )


Li, Y., Y. Qiu and Y. D. Wang. 2014. Explaining the contract terms of energy performance contracting in China: The importance of effective financing. Energy Economics 45:401-411. DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2014.08.009. (link )

Qiu, Y. 2014. Energy efficiency and rebound effects: An econometric analysis of energy demand in the commercial building sector. Environmental Resource Economics 59(2):295-335. DOI: 10.1007/s10640-013-9729-9. (link )

Qiu, Y., G. Colson and C. Grebitus. 2014. Risk preferences and purchase of energy-efficient technologies in the residential sector. Ecological Economics 107:216-229. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.09.002. (link )

Qiu, Y., A. Tiwari and Y. D. Wang. 2014. The diffusion of voluntary green building certification: A spatial approach. Energy Efficiency DOI: 10.1007/s12053-014-9303-5. (link )

Zhang, H., L. Li, P. Zhou, J. Hou and Y. Qiu. 2014. Subsidy modes, waste cooking oil and biofuel: Policy effectiveness and sustainable supply chains in China. Energy Policy 65:270-274. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2013.10.009. (link )


Qiu, Y., L. Ortolano and Y. D. Wang. 2013. Factors influencing the technology upgrading and catch-up of Chinese wind turbine manufacturers: Technology acquisition mechanisms and government policies. Energy Policy 55:305-316. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.12.012. (link )


Qiu, Y. and L. Diaz Anadon. 2012. The price of wind power in China during its expansion: Technology adoption, learning-by-doing, economies of scale, and manufacturing localization. Energy Economics 34(3):772-786. DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2011.06.008. (link )


Du, X., Y. Qiu and T. Jin. 2009. Investigation on vehicular pollution level in various transport micro-environments in Beijing. Chinese Environmental Science 29(1):955-960. (link )