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Xin Zhao

Earth Scientist

PNNL Publications


  • Zhao X., B. Mignone, M.A. Wise, and H.C. McJeon. 2024. "Trade-Offs in Land-Based Carbon Removal Measures under 1.5°C and 2°C Futures." Nature Communications 15. PNNL-ACT-SA-10779. doi:10.1038/s41467-024-46575-3
  • Zhao X., M. Chepeliev, P.L. Patel, M.A. Wise, K.V. Calvin, K. Narayan, and C.R. Vernon. 2024. "gcamfaostat: An R package to prepare, process, and synthesize FAOSTAT data for global agroeconomic and multisector dynamic modeling." Journal of Open Source Software 9, no. 96:Art. No. 6388. PNNL-SA-192383. doi:10.21105/joss.06388


  • Yarlagadda B.N., T. Wild, X. Zhao, L. Clarke, R. Cui, Z. Khan, and A. Birnbaum, et al. 2023. "Trade and Climate Mitigation Interactions Create Agro-Economic Opportunities with Social and Environmental Trade-offs in Latin America and the Caribbean." Earth's Future 11, no. 4:Art. No. e2022EF003063. PNNL-SA-175593. doi:10.1029/2022EF003063


  • Calvin K.V., A.C. Snyder, X. Zhao, and M.A. Wise. 2022. "Modeling Land Use and Land Cover Change: Using a Hindcast to Estimate Economic Parameters in gcamland v2.0." Geoscientific Model Development 15, no. 2:429-447. PNNL-SA-156913. doi:10.5194/gmd-15-429-2022
  • Zhao X., M.A. Wise, S.T. Waldhoff, P. Kyle, J.E. Huster, C.W. Ramig, and L. Rafelski, et al. 2022. "The impact of agricultural trade approaches on global economic modeling." Global Environmental Change 73. PNNL-SA-153428. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2021.102413


  • Zhao X., F. Taheripour, R. Malina, M.D. Staples, and W.E. Tyner. 2021. "Estimating induced land use change emissions for sustainable aviation biofuel pathways." Science of the Total Environment 779. PNNL-SA-158626. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146238
  • Zhao X., K.V. Calvin, M.A. Wise, and G.C. Iyer. 2021. "The role of global agricultural market integration in multiregional economic modeling: using hindcast experiments to validate an Armington model." Economic Analysis and Policy 72. PNNL-SA-158709. doi:10.1016/j.eap.2021.07.007
  • Zhao X., K.V. Calvin, M.A. Wise, P.L. Patel, A.C. Snyder, S.T. Waldhoff, and M.I. Hejazi, et al. 2021. "Global agricultural responses to interannual climate and biophysical variability." Environmental Research Letters 16, no. 10:104037. PNNL-SA-150812. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ac2965


  • Taheripour F., X. Zhao, M. Horridge, and W.E. Tyner. 2020. "Land Use in Computable General Equilibrium Models." Journal of Global Economic Analysis 5, no. 2:63 - 109. PNNL-SA-143144. doi:10.21642/JGEA.050202AF
  • Zhao X., D. Van Der Mensbruggh, R.M. Keeney, and W.E. Tyner. 2020. "Improving the way land use change is handled in economic models." Economic Modelling 84. PNNL-SA-142335. doi:10.1016/j.econmod.2019.03.003
  • Zhao X., K.V. Calvin, and M.A. Wise. 2020. "The critical role of conversion cost and comparative advantage in modeling agricultural land use change." Climate Change Economics 11, no. 1:Article No. 2050004. PNNL-SA-142333. doi:10.1142/S2010007820500049
  • Zhao X., K.V. Calvin, P.L. Patel, A.C. Snyder, M.A. Wise, S.T. Waldhoff, and M.I. Hejazi, et al. 2020. "Impacts of climate and biophysical variability on global agriculture markets." In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis (GTAP 2020), June 17-19, 2020, Virtual, Online. West Lafayette, Indiana:Center for Global Trade Analysis. PNNL-SA-153062.


  • Zhao X., K.V. Calvin, and M.A. Wise. 2019. "The critical role of conversion cost and comparative advantage in modeling agricultural land use change." In Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, June 19-21, 2019, Warsaw, Poland. West Lafayette, Indiana:Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP). PNNL-SA-142313.

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