Kevin K. Tsui received his PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University. He also visited the National University of Singapore and the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research. He has awarded the Lone Mountain Fellowship from the Property and Environmental Research Center for his research on the resource curse, and the Krutilla Fellowship from the Resource for the Future for his research on the economics of climate change, focusing on human adaptation to changes in climate. His research interests are international political economy and natural resource and environment economics. He has published in the Economic Journal, Economic and Politics, Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, and the Journal of Financial Intermediation.