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Lily Hsueh

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3720
Biography

Lily Hsueh am Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the  School of Public Affairs  at the Arizona State University.   Hsueh is also affiliated with the   ASU School of Sustainability as a Senior Sustainability Scientist .  

 

Lily Hsueh’s research centers on how economics and politics interact, and how markets, institutions, governments, businesses, and other stakeholders play mediating roles in determining policy effectiveness, shaping the policy process, and affecting policy outcomes.  Her most recent projects have examined the emergence and efficacy of alternative governance systems (i.e., voluntary governance or market-based governance) across different policy issue areas and types of pollution and natural resources, namely global climate change, toxic chemicals, and ocean and marine resources.  Prior to joining ASU, Hsueh served as a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Funded by the University of Washington (UW) Presidential Dissertation Fellowship, Hsueh’s dissertation on the political economy of industry self-regulation in toxic chemical use was nominated for the UW Distinguished Dissertation Award and for Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management Best Dissertation in Public Policy and Management.  Hsueh received her B.A. in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley and her M.S. in Economics at the University College London.  Prior to Hsueh’s career in academia, she was a senior analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Research Interests
As an economist and public policy scholar, Lily Hsueh's areas of expertise are natural resource and environmental economics and policy, political economy, governance, applied  econometrics , and mixed methods research design. 

 

Publications
  • Lily Hsueh. Regulatory Effectiveness and the Long-Run Policy Horizon: The Case of U.S. Toxic Chemical Use. Environmental Science & Policy (2015).
  • Lily Hsueh. Beyond Regulations: Industry Voluntary Ban in Arsenic Use. Journal of Environmental Management (2013).
  • Lily Hsueh and Aseem Prakash. Incentivizing Self-Regulation: Federal vs. State-Level Voluntary Programs in US Climate Change Policies. Regulation & Governance (2012).
  • Lily Hsueh and Aseem Prakash. Private Voluntary Programs on Climate Change: U.S. Federal Government as the Sponsoring Actor. Business and Climate Policy: The Potentials and Pitfalls of Private Voluntary Programs (2012).
Research Activity
  • Hsueh,Lily Yueh-Wen*. Application of the Kuhn Tucker Model to Examine Fishery Participation and Effort Allocation across Regional Fisheries Research Contractor. (11/15/2015 - 9/30/2016).
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 201Economics and Public Policy
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 201Economics and Public Policy
PAF 504Microecon of Public Policy I
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 201Economics and Public Policy
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 201Economics and Public Policy
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 504Microecon of Public Policy I
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 504Public Affairs Economics
Service
  • Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Referee/Reviewer (2015 - Present)
  • Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Referee/reviewer (2015 - Present)
  • Climatic Change, Referee/reviewer (2015 - Present)
  • International Studies Quarterly, Referee/reviewer (2015 - Present)
  • Regulation & Governance, Referee/reviewer (2014 - Present)
  • Policy Sciences, Reviewer/referee (2014 - Present)
  • National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, Grant reviewer (2013 - Present)
  • Environmental Science & Policy, Referee/reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, Paper Abstract Referee/Reviewer (2015 - 2016)
  • ASU Online, Faculty Course Designer (2015 - 2016)
  • International Studies Association, Paper Session Organizer and Co-Chair (2015 - 2016)
  • Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management, Chair of Panel, "Coping with Natural Disasters in an Intergovernmental Policy Framework: Challenges and Perspectives" (2015 - 2015)
  • Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management, Discussant for Panel, "Voluntary Environmental Programs as Environmental Governance Tools" (2015 - 2015)