Ph.D., Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, 2004
Ph.D., Agricultural Economics and Management, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 1999
B.S., Architecture and Environmental Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 1993
Economic Evaluation (including Impact Evaluation), Health Economics, Food Safety, Violence Prevention
Dr. Xiangming Fang is Associate Professor of Health Management & Policy in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2004.
Prior to joining the faculty at Georgia State, Dr. Fang served as Senior Health Economist with the Division of Violence Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and later Chair for the Department of Applied Economics in the College of Economics and Management at China Agricultural University. He was the first place winner of the 2005 Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Ph.D. Dissertation Award in the field of Water Policy and Socio-Economics. He was the 2008 recipient of the Paula and Gregory Chow Best Paper Award of the Chinese Economists Society. In 2008, he also received the Kaafee Billah Memorial Award for his contributions in economic research at CDC.
In 2013, Dr. Fang was the lead author of an article that has been selected as one of the 10 best violence research publications of 2012 by the Psychology of Violence journal. In 2014, he received the Best of UNICEF Research 2014 Award. In 2016, he won an Outstanding Paper Award in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. His primary research interests include economic evaluation of health interventions, public policy analysis, violence prevention, and food safety. He has published in American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Journal of Development Studies, China Agricultural Economic Review, Journal of Family Violence, Journal of Pediatrics, Gerontologist, Child Abuse & Neglect, Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, International Health, Public Health, Pediatrics, Archives of General Psychiatry, American Journal of Public Health, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, and Social Science & Medicine.