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Lucy Xiaolu Wang

Assistant Professor of Resource Economics, UMass Amherst

I am a tenure-track Assistant Professor at University of Massachusetts Amherst, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Germany, and a Faculty Associate at the Canadian Centre for Health Economics. My research focuses on the economics of innovation & digitization in health care markets (national and global), particularly in the biopharmaceutical and digital health industries.

Experience

  • –present
    Assistant Professor, UMass Amherst; Faculty Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition; Faculty Associate, Canadian Centre for Health Economics, UMass Amherst

Education

  • 2020 
    Cornell University, Ph.D. in Economics
  • 2014 
    Duke University, M.A. in Economics

Publications

  • 2022
    Collaborating neuroscience online: The case of the Human Brain Project forum, PLOS ONE
  • 2022
    Global Drug Diffusion and Innovation with the Medicines Patent Pool, Journal of Health Economics
  • 2022
    U.S. State approaches to cannabis licensing, International Journal of Drug Policy
  • 2021
    Medicines Patent Pool and HIV Drug Cocktail Diffusion and Innovation, Best Paper Proceedings of the 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
  • 2021
    The Complementarity of Drug Monitoring Programs and Health IT for Reducing Opioid-Related Mortality and Morbidity, Health Economics
  • 2020
    The Secret Menu in Health Care: A Cash Market for Imaging in California, INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing
  • 2019
    The Complementarity of Health Information & HIT for Reducing Opioid-Related Mortality and Morbidity, Best Paper Proceedings of the 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
  • 2018
    Connecting with Reality: Using Mini-Case Study Approach to Facilitate and Assess Student Learning, Cornell University Classroom Research Working Paper Series, Volume 6
  • 2015
    Manufacturing Fetishism: The Neo-Mercantilist Preoccupation with Protecting Manufacturing, The Region and Trade: New Analytical Directions

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Graduate School Research Travel Grant
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Cornell University
  • 2019
    Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Theme Grant
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
  • 2018
    Humane Studies Fellowship Grant
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Institute for Humane Studies
  • 2017
    Hayek Fund for Scholars
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Institute for Humane Studies
  • 2011
    National Academic Dissertation Contest Grant
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    China Ping An Insurance Group
  • 2010
    National Academic Dissertation Contest Grant
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    China Ping An Insurance Group
  • 2010
    Micro Entrepreneurship Investigator Grant
    Role:
    Investigator
    Funding Source:
    China Banking Association
  • 2009
    National Undergraduate Research Innovation Grant
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China