LPI welcomes MSU Assistant Professor Yue Cui to the team

The MSU Land Policy Institute (LPI) is pleased to welcome Yue Cui, PhD, to the team.

May 19, 2016

Yue Cui, PhD, comes to the LPI team from the MSU Department of Community Sustainability (CSUS)

By: The MSU Land Policy Institute

The MSU Land Policy Institute (LPI) is pleased to welcome Yue Cui, PhD, to the team.

She comes to LPI from the MSU Department of Community Sustainability (CSUS)where she will continue her work as an assistant professor for the Center for Economic and Spatial Analysis for Planning and Management. Cui is also an adjunct assistant professor with the MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction.

In 2010, Cui earned a PhD from the former MSU Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, now CSUS. She also has a PhD in Geography from Peking University in China. Cui has been working on estimating the regional economic impacts of recreation and tourism since 2007.

She has conducted various economic impacts studies for the National Marine Manufacture Associations, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the National Park Service. Cui is also a geographer working to design a Volunteered Geographic Information System for a spatial-related survey instrument, placemaking tool, and recreation resource and inventory management tools for the USACE.

Currently, she is involved in economic impacts studies with the USACE, local food system and crowd sourcing studies with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and a blight elimination study with LPI.

Cui will also share her expertise on current and upcoming LPI studies, such as quantitative geography and modeling for the real estate market, economic impact studies for local communities in Michigan, and geo-spatial tools in urban planning practice.

Please join us in welcoming Yue Cui!


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