I. Publications in Economics Journals
- Greenstone, Michael, Guojun He, Ruixue Jia, and Tong Liu. "Can Technology Solve the Principal-Agent Problem? Evidence from China's War on Air Pollution," American Economic Review: Insights, Accepted.
- He, Guojun, Shaoda Wang and Bing Zhang. "Watering Down Environmental Regulation in China," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2020, 135(4): 2315-2385.
[Gregory Chow Best Paper Award, Chinese Economists Society, 2018]
[WP Version: Environmental Regulation and Firm Productivity in China: Estimates from a Regression Discontinuity Design]
- He, Guojun, Yang Xie, and Bing Zhang. "Expressways, GDP, and the Environment: The Case of China," Journal of Development Economics, 2020, 145: 102485.
- He, Guojun, Tong Liu, and Maigeng Zhou. "Straw Burning, PM2.5 and Death: Evidence from China," Journal of Development Economics, 2020, 145: 102468.
- He, Guojun, Maoyong Fan, and Maigeng Zhou. "The Winter Choke: Coal-Fired Heating, Air Pollution, and Mortality in China," Journal of Health Economics, 2020, 71: 102316.
- Cheung, Chun Wai, Guojun He, and Yuhang Pan. "Mitigating the Air Pollution Effect? The Remarkable Decline in the Pollution-Mortality Relationship in Hong Kong," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2020. 101: 102316.
[Research Summary] [Press Release]
- Liu, Tong, Guojun He, and Alexis Lau, “Avoidance Behavior against Air Pollution: Evidence from Online Search Indices for Anti-PM2.5 Masks and Air Filters in Chinese Cities,” Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, 2018, 20(2), pp 325-363.
- He, Guojun and Shaoda Wang. "Do College Graduates Serving as Village Officials Help Rural China?" American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2017, 9(4), pp 186-215.
[Masahiko Aoki Best Paper Nomination Award, CIDEG, 2017]
[Gregory Chow Best Paper Award, Chinese Economists Society, 2015]
- He, Guojun, Maoyong Fan, and Maigeng Zhou. "The Effect of Air Pollution on Mortality: Evidence from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2016, Vol. 79, pp. 18-39.
[Best Paper Award, China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS), 2016–2017]
[Best Paper Award, International Paper Competition on China's Urban, Housing and Environmental Issues, 2015]
- He, Guojun and Jeffrey M. Perloff. "Surface Water Pollution and Infant Mortality in China." Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2016, Vol. 65(1), pp. 119-13.
- Ebenstein, Avraham, Maoyong Fan, Michael Greenstone, Guojun He, Peng Yin, and Maigeng Zhou. "Growth, Pollution, and Life Expectancy: China from 1991-2012," American Economic Review (P&P), 2015, Vol. 105(5), pp. 226-231.
II. Publications in Multi-Disciplinary Journals
(* Corresponding Author, + First Author)
- He, Guojun*+, Yuhang Pan+, and Takanao Tanaka+. "The Short-term Impacts of COVID-19 Lockdown on Urban Air Pollution in China," Nature Sustainability, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-0581-y.
[WP Version: COVID-19, City Lockdown, and Air Pollution: Evidence from China]
- Liu, Tong*+, Guojun He, and Alexis Lau, “Statistical Analyses of the Impacts of Agricultural Straw Burning on Urban Air Quality in China,” Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 711: 134633.
- Ebenstein, Avraham+, Maoyong Fan+, Michael Greenstone*+, Guojun He+ and Maigeng Zhou+. "New Evidence on the Impact of Sustained Exposure to Air Pollution on Life Expectancy from China’s Huai River Policy ," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017, 114(39), pp. 10384-10389.
[Data Files] [The Air Quality-Life Index]
- Yin, Peng+, Guojun He+, Maoyong Fan, Kowk Yan Chiu, Maoyong Fan, Chang Liu, An Xue, Tong Liu, Yuhang Pan, Quan Mu, Maigeng Zhou*. "Particulate Air Pollution and Mortality in 38 of China's Largest Cities: Time-Series Analysis ," The British Medical Journal, 2017, 356: j667.
- Zhou, Maigeng+, Guojun He, Yunning Liu, Peng Yin, Yichong Li, Haidong Kan, An Xue, and Maoyong Fan*. “The Associations between Ambient Air Pollution and Adult Respiratory Mortality in 32 Major Chinese Cities, 2006-2010,” Environmental Research. 2015 (137), pp. 278–286.
- Zhou, Maigeng+, Guojun He+, Maoyong Fan, Zhaoxi Wang, Yang Liu, Jing Ma, Zongwei Ma, Jiangmei Liu, Yunning Liu, Linhong Wang*, Yuanli Liu*. "Smog Episodes, Fine Particulate Pollution and Mortality in China ," Environmental Research, 2015, Vol. 136, pp. 396–404.
- He, Guojun*+, and Jeffrey M. Perloff+. "Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers?" Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2013, Vol. 66, pp. 2511-524.
III. Pre-Doctoral Publications in Chinese:
- 何国俊、徐冲、祝成才. "人力资本，社会资本与农村迁移劳动力的工资决定?" 农业技术经济, 2008, 第1期, pp. 57-65
- 何国俊、徐冲. "城郊农户土地流转意愿分析," 经济科学, 第5期, pp. 111-124.