Dabo Guan

Professor in Climate Change Economics, University of East Anglia

Dabo Guan

Dabo is Professor in Climate Change Economics in the School of Development at the University of East Anglia.

He specialises in international climate change policies for mitigation, climate change adaptation, scenario analysis on environmental impacts, water resources accounting and management, input-output modelling and their applications in both developed and developing countries.


Dabo has authored over 30 publications, including articles published in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals such as Environmental Science and Technology, Geophysical Research Letters, Global Environmental Changes, Energy, Ecological Economics and so on.

He has previously been a Senior Research Associate at the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR), Department of Land Economy, and a Research Associate at the Judge Business School, University of Camrbridge.

He has also worked for the World Wide Fund (WWF) as an Economist.

Research interests

  • Trade and the environment: theories, methods and applications;
  • Water resources accounting and management and quantification of water ecosystem services in developing countries;
  • Climate change mitigation: regional, national and subnational cooperation and development;
  • Climate change adaptation: methods and applications of quantifications of infrastructure and socioeconomic vulnerability and resilience.

Research articles