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Prof. Guojun HE

Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science
Assistant Professor, Division of Environment and Sustainability
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Tel:(852) 3469 2423


Office:Room 2381



PhD, University of California, Berkeley 


  • Environmental Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Chinese Economy
  • Political Economy
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Environmental Health
  • Public Health


Prof. Guojun He is an economist working on environmental, health and development issues. He is an assistant professor appointed jointly at Division of Social Science, Division of Environment and Sustainability, and Department of Economics at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Before joining HKUST, he was a research fellow at Harvard University and obtained his Ph.D. degree from University of California, Berkeley. 

His current research focuses on understanding the complex relationship between economic development, environment, and human health from an interdisciplinary perspective. His papers has been published on economics journals such as American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Economic Development and Cultural Change, and Journal Environmental Economics and Management, and scientific journals such as, The British Medical Journal and Environmental Research. He won several best paper rewards, including Gregory Chow Best Paper Award from the Chinese Economists Society in 2015, and the Best Paper Award from China Health Policy and Management Society in 2016. 




Please refer to CV for the full list of publications.