Maoyong Fan is a Professor of Economics at Ball State University. He received his Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley in 2009 and joined Ball State in the same year. His research fields include environmental economics, health economics and policy, and applied microeconomics for public policy. His academic research has been published in peer-reviewed journal such as American Economic Review, American Journal of Health Economics, British Medical Journal, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, International Journal of Industrial Organization, and PNAS. He has reviewed papers for numerous academic journals. His teaching experience include different levels of microeconomics, labor economics, and health economics.