Degree completed in 2020.

Infrastructure, the Economy and Policy


Academic Profile

Jiashun Huang has completed his DPhil at the Environmental Change Institute, the School of Geography and the Environment, and the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, under the supervision of Prof Jim Hall and Prof Doyne Farmer. Jiashun is now LWP Fellow at the Labour and Worklife Programme at the Harvard University. He has a broad range of research interests in economics, environment, innovation and policy. During the study in Oxford, his research interest is in infrastructure, the economy and policy, and he is involved in the UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC) programme. He was a Swire Scholar and COSF Scholar in Oxford, and his DPhil study was fully funded by the Swire Scholarship. He also received funding from the GEMCLIME, the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 681228. Prior to his DPhil at Oxford, Jiashun obtained his MPhil in Land Economy by Research (dissertation with Distinction) from the University of Cambridge. Jiashun was also a researcher of the 30th Chinese National Antarctic Research Expedition team in Antarctica. Jiashun was one of the global top ten extortionary excellence award recipients of the 2018 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad.

Current Research

Current Teaching


Journal Articles

Conference Papers

  • Huang, J., Murthy, S. and Velu, C. (2020) How do firms achieve optimal distinctiveness?. Annual Conference 2020. Strategical Management Society.
  • Huang, J., Murthy, S. and Velu, C. (2019) Convergence in additive manufacturing industry: A tale of two firms. Annual Conference 2019. R and D Management.
  • Wang, Y., Pan, X., Huang, J., Chen, X., Roijakkers, N. and Vanhaverbeke, W. (2014) Firm Heterogeneity and Learning by Technology In-Licensing: Empirical Evidence from China. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management, 242: 1417-1429.