Our congratulations to Sicheng Wang, PhD candidate. He was recently awarded the IACP Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award for “What is the elasticity of sharing a ridesourcing trip?”. He is the paper’s lead author, which was written with VTC Director Robert Noland, PhD. The paper is a part of Sicheng’s doctoral dissertation.
The International Association for China Planning (IACP) is an independent non-profit organization of scholars, students, and practitioners interested in China’s planning issues. Founded in Washington DC, USA, in 2005, IACP has more than 2000 members and friends, including professors and students at universities, planners and managers from international institutions, government agencies and consulting firms, and other professionals. See the IACP website for more information.
The IACP Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award, established in honor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Karen R. Polenske, a prominent regional economist and a leading scholar of China’s sustainable development, is given annually to student IACP members who present excellent research at major international planning conferences. See the award website for more information.