Siqi Zheng is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Real Estate Studies, Tsinghua University, P. R. China. She holds a Ph.D. in Urban and Real Estate Economics from Tsinghua University. Before joining the Tsinghua faculty, she did her post-doc research at Harvard University. Her main fields of research are urban economics, urban environment, and housing economics, with papers appearing in the Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics and numerous Chinese academic journals. She is the author of several books in Chinese. She is also the Research Fellow at the Peking University – Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy, and the Research Fellow at the Center for Industrial Development and Environmental Governance, Tsinghua University.