Zhimin Mao

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Assistant Policy Analyst
Santa Monica Office


M.S. in public policy and management, Carnegie Mellon University; B.S. in business and technology management, Clarkson University


Zhimin Mao is a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. She has an M.S. in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in business and technology management from Clarkson University in New York. Prior to enrolling at PRGS, she was an international consultant at the Asian Development Bank, where she worked on projects to mitigate climate change. She has also worked at the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Her research interests include energy, the environment, global health and international development.

Selected Publications

Stephan Vachon, Zhimin Mao, "Linking supply chain strength to sustainable development: a country-level analysis," Journal of Cleaner Production, 16(15):1552-1560, 2008