Dr Kevin Tang

Reseach Assistant, Oxford Sustainable Finance Group


Kevin is a Research Assistant at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group working on spatial finance. His research looks at the impacts of Belt and Road Initiative infrastructure projects and investments on climate change, the environment, and sustainable economic development in recipient countries across Asia.

He holds a DPhil and MSc in economic history from Oxford University, and a BA from Northwestern University. His thesis examined the long-run impacts of colonial infrastructure projects and investments on long-run economic growth and development in Asia, and how such developments impacted climate and agricultural shocks, spatial and regional inequality, and poverty. He has also worked as a policy researcher with the UK Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, studying technology, innovation, and finance, and as a researcher with the Institute for New Economic Thinking.