Jidong Huang, Ph.D.

Dr. Jidong Huang is an Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy and a Second Century Initiative (2CI) scholar in the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. His research focus is on the economic analysis of substance use and abuse, and how prices, taxes, and other substance control policies affect the demands for tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs. Jidong’s current research involves examining the marketing and promotion of new and emerging tobacco products, particularly Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), and how policies and regulations affect ENDS use. In addition, Jidong has also conducted extensive research on the impact of tobacco taxes in reducing tobacco use in low-and middle-income countries.