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Dr. Dong Guo

Associate Research Scholar , Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management (SPM) , The Earth Institute

Adjunct Assistant Professor , M.P.A. in Environmental Science and Policy

525 Interchurch
475 Riverside Drive
MC 3277
New York, NY 10115
USA

BIOGRAPHY: Guo Dong is the Associate Director of the Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, where he is an associate research scholar. Dr. Guo’s research interests include education and sustainable development, economics of education, urban sustainability, sustainable finance, sustainability awareness and behavior, and sustainability measurement. Dr. Guo has co-edited books on Sustainable Development in China, and co-authored The Financial Ecosystem: The Role of Finance in Achieving Sustainability (with Satyajit Bose and Anne Simpson). Dr. Guo is also an adjunct assistant professor in Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs where he teaches courses on Microeconomics and Quantitative Methods for master students in environmental science and policy. Dr. Guo received his PhD in Economics and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, an MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and BSc in Economics from University College London.

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Select Peer Reviewed Articles:

Guo. D., & A. Wang. (2020). Is vocational education a good alternative to low-performing students in China. International Journal of Educational Development. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2020.102187

Guo, D., Wang, A., & Zhang, A. T. (2020). Pollution exposure and willingness to pay for clean air in urban China. Journal of Environmental Management, 261, 110174.

Wang, A., & Guo, D. (2019). Technical and vocational education in China: enrolment and socioeconomic status. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 71(4), 538-555.

Guo, D., Cao, Z., DeFrancia, K., Yeo, J. W. G., Hardadi, G., & Chai, S. (2018). Awareness, perceptions and determinants of urban sustainable development concerns–Evidence from a central province in China. Sustainable Development, 26(6), 652-662.

Guo. D. (2017). Labour Market Impacts of School Expenditure and Class Size: Evidence from China. The Journal of Development Studies. 1-17.

Guo. D., G. He., & Z. Lian. (2017). Environmental Risk Perception and Public Trust--from Planning to Operation for China’s High-Speed Railway. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation. 11:9, 696-706.

Guo, D., Bose, S. & Alnes, K. (2015). Employment implications of stricter pollution regulation in China: theories and lessons from the USA. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-21.

Select Books and Book Chapters:

Geng. M., & D. Guo. (2020). Report on the Sustainable Development of Cities in Henan Province, China. (in Chinese)

Bose. S., D. Guo., & A. Simpson. (2019). The Financial Ecosystem: The Role of Finance in Achieving Sustainability. Palgrave Macmillan.

Wang. J., & D. Guo. (2019). Report of China Sustainable Development Indicator System. Sustainable Development Blue Book. Social Sciences Academic Press. China. (in Chinese)

Guo. D., & S. Bose. (2019) Development of a Parsimonious Set of City-level Environmental Performance Metrics for Jiyuan, Henan Province, China. In Building A Public Servicing Government and Administrative System Innovation. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Wang. J., & D. Guo. (2018). Report of China Sustainable Development Indicator System. Sustainable Development Blue Book. Social Sciences Academic Press. China. (in Chinese)

Wang. J., Zhang. H., Liu. X., & Guo. D., (2017). From China to the World—in Search of Sustainable Development Indicators beyond GDP. In China Economic Analysis and Outlook 2016-2017. Social Sciences Academic Press. China. (in Chinese)

Wang. J., Zhang. H., Liu. X., & Guo. D., (2017). China Sustainable Development Indicator System: Framework, Pilot, and Analysis. In China Economic Analysis and Outlook 2016-2017. Social Sciences Academic Press. China. (in Chinese)

Cohen. S., & D. Guo. The Sustainable City. Columbia University Press. (Forthcoming)