The Center for Ecological Civilization and Environmental Economics aims to foster collaborative research on environmental economics with a special focus on environmental issues in China. The Center has a young and enthusiastic research team, and most of the members are recent graduates from renowned PhD programs in environmental and resource economics. Research supported by the Center has been published extensively on top research journals in environmental and resource economics. The Center also hosts the IESR Environmental Economics Seminar Series that regularly invites leading experts in the field for research discussion and academic exchange.