Executive Vice President, China Development Institute (CDI), People’s Republic of China

Speaking Session

6 November 2023, Monday

3.00 pm - 3.15 pm

Short Biography

DR. GUO WANDA is Executive Vice President of China Development Institute (CDI) and Vice Chairman of Chinese Association of Hong Kong & Macao Studies.

He specializes in macroeconomics, economic and social development of Hong Kong and Macao, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao cooperation, low-carbon economy, urbanization and industrial economics. He played leading roles in research projects commissioned by Chinese central and local governments. His published books include Rethinking China’s Urbanization and Metropolis, Migrant Workers’ Early Retirement: Theory, Evidence and Policy, Low Carbon City: A Non-Regret Opinion, and Perspective on the Development between Shenzhen & Hong Kong and the integration of the PRD Region, etc. He was awarded Chevening Fellowship by the British government in 2008.

He received his Ph.D. in economics from Nankai University.