Mun Sing HO

Institute for Quantitative Social Science
Harvard University
1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138

China Project, Harvard SEAS

Pierce Hall G2B, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

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Also Resources for the Future
1616 P St. N.W.,  Washington  DC 20016

Vita   Papers   IGEM

Recent work:

  Carbon Taxes and Fiscal Reform in the United States National Tax Journal  (2015)
  China and the New Climate Economy.
Chapter “Economic and Emissions Outlook” (2014)

  What will revive U.S. Economic Growth? Journal of Policy Modeling (2014)

  Household energy demand in urban China: Accounting for regional prices and rapid income change. Draft (2014)

  Carbon Pricing with Output Based Subsidies: Impact on U.S. Industries over Multiple Time Frames Resources for the Future Discussion Paper (2012)


I am an economist at the IQSS working on productivity measurement and environmental policy analysis.
Papers on measuring and projecting US productivity growth with Dale Jorgenson, Kevin Stiroh (NY Fed) and Jon Samuels (BEA) are listed here.

Our numerical model of the US economy (Peter WilcoxenRichard Goettle,  Dan Slesnick and Jorgenson) -- IGEM, Intertermporal General Equilibrium Model, has been used to analyze environmental, trade and tax policies. List of papers. Click here for our contributions to the analyses at the EPA Climate Change Division.

At the China Project in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences we constructed a multi-sector model of the Chinese economy to analyze energy and environmental policies.

For another listing of papers by this group please go to Dale Jorgenson's webpage and click on "Recent Papers". Some data for our productivity studies may be found on the Harvard Dataverse. Our contribution of U.S. productivity data to the European Union Productivity Project may be found on their webpage, EUKLEMS. Recent updates are at the World KLEMS webpage. Work on productivity comparisons with Canada may be found at the Industry Canada website.

My work at Resources for the Future includes analysis of carbon mitigation policies.



Double Dividend: Environmental Taxes
and Fiscal Reform in the US (2013)


Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling
Air Quality, Climate and Economic Goals (2013)


See China Project for research summary.


Information Technology and the
American Growth Resurgence (2005)

Clearing the Air: The Health and Economic

Damages of Air Pollution in China (2007)


Papers on Growth and Environmental Policy in the China

Papers on time series econometrics with Bent Sorensen and  William Perraudin.

Papers on international finance and growth with Richard Barnett, Doris Geide-Stevenson and Saqib Jafarey.

Papers at Social Science Research Network

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