Professor HUANG Jikun


Dr. Jikun Huang is Professor at School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences and director of China Center for Agricultural Policy in Peking University, Fellow of the World Academy of Sciences - for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS), Honorary Life Member of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), and Fellow of Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). He is also vice-president of Chinese Association of Agricultural Economics, and the president of Asian Association of Agricultural Economists (ASAE). He received his BS degree from Nanjing Agricultural University in 1984 and PhD in agricultural economics from University of the Philippines at Los Banos in 1990. His research covers a wide range of issues on China's agricultural and rural development, including work on agricultural R&D policy, water and land policy, agricultural price and trade, food demand and supply projection, and economics of climate change. He received Award for China’s ten outstanding youth scientists in 2002, Fudan Prize for Eminent Contributors to Management Science in 2008, and IRRI’s Outstanding Alumni Award in 2010. He has published more than 470 journal papers, including several papers published in Science and Nature. He is co-author of 19 books.