Was born in Hunan (China); also known as Vivian Huang.


  • 10/2011-10/2015:
    Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen,Germany
    PhD candidate at the Chair of Agricultural Market Analysis, University of Goettingen (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Brümmer)
  • 02/2014-07/2014:
    University of California at Berkeley, California, United States
    Exchange PhD student at the department of environmental science, policy and management (Prof. Dr. Lynn Huntsinger)
  • 08/2008-07/2011:
    Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China
    Master of Economics and Management of Agriculture
  • 08/2004-06/2008:
    Hunan University of Commerce, Changsha, Hunan Province, China
    Bachelor of Economics


  • 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.
  • Wei Huang, Bernhard Brümmer, Lynn Huntsinger, 2014. Technical Efficiency, Ecological Efficiency and Grassland Ecological Performance of Grazing in China. EAAE Congress 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Wei Huang, Xiangzheng Deng, Yingzhi Lin, Qun?ou Jiang, 2010. An Econometric Analysis of Causes of Forestry Area Changes in Northeast China. Procedia Environmental Sciences 2. 557-565.
  • Wei Huang, Xiangzheng Deng, Jinyan Zhan, Yingzhi Lin, 2009. Estimating the effects of climatic change on grain production: spatial versus non-spatial models. Proceedings of the 2009 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, BMEI 2009.


  • 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
  • 09/2013:
    Visiting scholar with supervisor Prof. Dr. Thomas Herzfeld,
    IAMO, Germany
  • 07/2009-09/2011:
    Research Assistant for Prof. Dr. Xiangzheng Deng, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China


  • 08/2015:
    Milan, Italy

    The 2015 International Conference of Agricultural Economics (ICAE) and pre-conference of ICAE

    • Awarded as 1 of 5 young members of the EAAE with special grant to attend the pre-conference
    • Presentation in ICAE

  • 09/2014:
    The 5th Belpasso International Summer school on environmental and resource economics "Spatial context and valuing natural capital for conservation planning", Sicily, Italy

    • Contributed paper and oral presentation: Forest property right change and a spatial econometric analysis of the forestry land change in Northeast China.

  • 08/2014:
    The 5th Lindau Meeting of the Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, Lindau, Germany

    • Selected by conference committee as Young researcher
    • Nominated by University of Göttingen, Germany

  • 08/2014:
    The 14th EAAE Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia

    • Oral presentation: Technical Efficiency, Ecological Efficiency and Grassland Ecological Performance of Grazing in China

  • 06/2014:
    The 8th North American Productivity Workshop, Ottawa, Canada

    • Oral presentation: Analysis of Technical Efficiency, Ecological Efficiency and Grassland Grazing Efficiency Using Distance Function

  • 04/2014:
    Invited presentation in Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California at Berkeley

    • Oral presentation: Technical Efficiency, Ecological Efficiency and Ecological Performance of Yak Production in China

  • 06/2013:
    The 13th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Helsinki, Finland

    • Oral presentation: yak production efficiency measurement using stochastic distance function


  • 10/2013-2/2014:
    Supervisor of master students' courses thesis, Göttingen, Germany
    Topic: The economic impact of free-trade areas; Preferential Market Access to the EU; Agri-environmental programs in the CAP.


  • Chinese [native]
  • English [fluent]
  • Germany [beginner]

Up to 22 March 2016