George Zuo

George Zuo
Associate Economist; Professor of Policy Analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School


Ph.D. in economics, University of Maryland-College Park; B.A. in economics, Harvard University

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George Zuo (pronounced "zō") is an associate economist at RAND and a professor of policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. As an applied microeconomist, his research focuses on using data and causal methods to study policies bridging economic, education, and health disparities in the United States. Zuo received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland in 2021. Prior to his graduate studies, he worked as an economic consultant at Deloitte and received his B.A. in economics from Harvard University in 2013.

Research Focus

Concurrent Non-RAND Positions

Faculty Affiliate, University of Notre Dame Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunity

Selected Publications

George Zuo, "Wired and Hired: Employment Effects of Subsidized Broadband Internet for Low-Income Americans," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 13(3), 2021

George Zuo and Nolan Pope, "Suspending Suspensions: The Education Production Consequences of School Suspension Policies," The Economic Journal, 133(653), 2023