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Vivian Wei Huang

Wei Huang
Dr. Wei Huang ’s research interests include measurement of productivity growth and efficiency, eco-efficiency analysis of non-market goods, demand system analysis of consumption, and spatial econometric analysis on natural resource. She received Ph.D. in agricultural economics from the University of Goettingen at Germany in September 2015.


  • 06/2019 London, UK. the 16th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity (EWEPA)
  • 08/2017 Parma, Italy. The XV EAAE Congress - towards sustainable Agri-Food systems: Balancing between markets and society
  • 06/2017 London, UK. the 15th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity (EWEPA)
  • 08/2015 Milan, Italy. The 2015 International Conference of Agricultural Economics (ICAE)  and pre-conference of ICAE
  • 08/2014 The 5th Lindau Meeting of the Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, Lindau, Germany
  •  08/2014 The 14th EAAE Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia


NA0183-Microeconomics and its applications in agricultural and environmental economics


  • 09/2019 - present Researcher, Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden 
  • 2016 - 08/2019 Postdoc, Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
  • 10/2011 – 10/2015 Research assistant for Prof. Dr. Bernhard Brümmer,  Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany.
  • 02/2014 –07/2014 Research assistant for Prof. Dr. Lynn Huntsinger, University of California at Berkeley, United States.


  • 10/2011-10/2015  Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen,Germany. PhD candidate at the Chair of Agricultural Market Analysis, University of Goettingen.
  • 02/2014-07/2014 University of California at Berkeley, California, United States. Exchange PhD student at the department of environmental science, policy and management.


  • 03/2019 - 06/2021 Supervisor of bachelor and master students' thesis. Uppsala. Sweden

Selected publications

  • Liyan Yu, Wei Huang, 2020. Non-economic societal impact or economic revenue? A performance and efficiency analysis of farmer cooperatives in China. Journal of Rural Studies, 80, 123-134.
  • Wei Huang, 2019. Forest property right change and a spatial econometric analysis of the forestry land change in Northeast China. Forest Policy and Economics, 98, 62-66.

  • Wei Huang, Li Jiang, 2019. Efficiency performance of fertilizer use in arable agricultural production in China, China Agricultural Economic Review, 11(1),52-69,

  • Qian Zhang, Zhongxiao Sun, Wei Huang, 2018. Does land perform well fo r corn planting? An empirical study on land use efficiency in China, Land Use Policy, 74, 273-280.
  • Wei Huang, Bernhard Brümmer, 2017. Balancing economic revenue and grazing pressure of livestock grazing on the Qinghai–Tibetan–Plateau, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 61, 1-18.
  • Wei Huang, Bernhard Brümmer, Lynn Huntsinger, 2017. Technical efficiency and the impact of grassland use right leasing on livestock grazing on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, Land Use Policy, 64, 342-352.
  • Wei Huang, Bernhard Brümmer, Lynn Huntsinger, 2016. Incorporating Measures of Grassland Productivity into Efficiency Estimates for Livestock Grazing on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in China, Ecological Economics, 122, 1-11.

Researcher at the Department of Economics; Agricultural and Food Economics
Postal address:
Box 7013
750 07 Uppsala
Visiting address: Ulls hus, Ulls väg 27, 756 51 Ultuna, Uppsala