Yanrui Wu

Yanrui Wu
Professor, Head of Department (Economics)
University of Western Australia

Professor Yanrui Wu is an economist specializing in development economics, energy and environment, innovation and applied econometrics. His research interests include the Asian economies (particularly China, India and Indonesia), productivity analysis, economic growth, resource and environmental economics. He has published extensively in these fields (with over 200 publications including 106 SSCI/SCI indexed journal articles and 6 authored books). His work has appeared in Energy Economics (ABDC: A*/JIF: 3.199), Journal of Rural Studies (ARC: A*/JIF: 2.380), Journal of Cleaner Production (ARC: A/JIF: 5.715), Energy (JIF: 4.520), Applied Energy (JIF: 7.182), China Economic Review (ABDC: A/JIF: 1.366), Economic Modelling (JIF: ABDC: A/JIF: 1.463) and Journal of Comparative Economics (ABDC: A/JIF: 1.103).

Prof Wu is one of the highly cited economists specializing in Asian economic research. According to Google Scholar database, his work has been cited 7170 times with a h-index of 38 and i10-index of 116. Prof Wu is an associate editor of China Economic Review (Elsevier). He is also a member of the editorial board of Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies (Routledge), Asia and Global Economy (Elsevier), China Agricultural Economic Review (Emerald) and East Asian Policy (World Scientific).

Prof Wu holds several honorable positions including fellowship (National University of Singapore, Bank of Finland Institute of Transition, University of Nottingham and Peking University) and adjunct professorship (University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei University of Technology, Southeast University and Jinan University.

Prof Wu has successfully obtained over 40 research grants from ARC Discovery, ARC Linkage, Ford Foundation, ABDI, AusAID, DFAT, ACIAER, CHANNAR fund, WA Government, Rio Tinto, POSCO, Hamersley Iron, BHP Iron Ore, Hope Downs and Robe River Iron, to cite a few.