Guangqing Chi

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education
Director, SSRI/PRI Computational and Spatial Analysis Core

Dr. Chi’s research is focused on socio-environmental systems, aiming to understand the interactions between human populations and built and natural environments and to identify important assets (social, environmental, infrastructural, institutional) to help vulnerable populations adapt and become resilient to environmental changes. His current work investigates climate change impacts on coastal communities in the Arctic and climate-driven migration and left-behind children in Central Asia. He is an expert in spatial and big data analytic methods and lead author of the textbook “Spatial Regression Models for the Social Sciences” (SAGE 2019).

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Recent Publications

Ecosystem services trade-offs and synergies in China, 2000–2015

Chen, W. & Chi, G., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology.

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Spatial mismatch of ecosystem service demands and supplies in China, 2000–2020

Chen, W. & Chi, G., Apr 2022, In: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 194, 4, 295.

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Urbanization and ecosystem services: The multi-scale spatial spillover effects and spatial variations

Chen, W. & Chi, G., Mar 2022, In: Land Use Policy. 114, 105964.

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Bride kidnapping and gendered labor migration: evidence from Kyrgyzstan

Hofmann, E. T. & Chi, G., 2022, In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 48, 11, p. 2493-2514 22 p.

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Bayesian Forecasting with a Regime-Switching Zero-Inflated Multilevel Poisson Regression Model: An Application to Adolescent Alcohol Use with Spatial Covariates

Li, Y., Oravecz, Z., Zhou, S., Bodovski, Y., Barnett, I. J., Chi, G., Zhou, Y., Friedman, N. P., Vrieze, S. I. & Chow, S. M., Jun 2022, In: Psychometrika. 87, 2, p. 376-402 27 p.

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Assessing the validity of mobile device data for estimating visitor demographics and visitation patterns in Yellowstone National Park

Liang, Y., Yin, J., Pan, B., Lin, M. S., Miller, L., Taff, B. D. & Chi, G., Sep 1 2022, In: Journal of Environmental Management. 317, 115410.

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An evaluation of geo-located Twitter data for measuring human migration

Yin, J., Gao, Y. & Chi, G., 2022, In: International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 36, 9, p. 1830-1852 23 p.

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A multi-modal approach towards mining social media data during natural disasters -- a case study of Hurricane Irma

Mohanty, S. D., Biggers, B., Sayedahmed, S., Pourebrahim, N., Goldstein, E. B., Bunch, R., Chi, G., Sadri, F., McCoy, T. P. & Cosby, A., Jan 1 2021, In: International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

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A multi-modal approach towards mining social media data during natural disasters - A case study of Hurricane Irma

Mohanty, S. D., Biggers, B., Sayedahmed, S., Pourebrahim, N., Goldstein, E. B., Bunch, R., Chi, G., Sadri, F., McCoy, T. P. & Cosby, A., Feb 15 2021, In: International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 54, 102032.

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Area- and Individual-Level Correlates of Self-Rated Health: Implications for Geographic Health Disparities

Moss, J. L., Roy, S., Clebak, K. T., Radico, J., Sell, J., Scartozzi, C., Zhou, S., Chi, G. & Oser, T., 2021, In: Journal of Primary Care and Community Health. 12

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Exposure to anti-Black Lives Matter movement and obesity of the Black population

Park, H. J., Francisco, S. C., Pang, M. R., Peng, L. & Chi, G., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Social Science and Medicine. 114265.

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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in the U.S

Pinto, C. N., Niles, J. K., Kaufman, H. W., Marlowe, E. M., Alagia, D. P., Chi, G. & Van Der Pol, B., May 18 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

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Remittances and household spending strategies: evidence from the Life in Kyrgyzstan Study, 2011–2013

Wang, D., Hagedorn, A. & Chi, G., 2021, In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 47, 13, p. 3015-3036 22 p.

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Subway development and obesity: Evidence from China

Xiao, C., Yang, Y. & Chi, G., Jun 2021, In: Journal of Transport and Health. 21, 101065.

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Differentiation and progress of urban regionalization in China: Perspectives of land use and geography

Xu, F., Wang, Z., Chi, G., Wang, D., Zhang, Z. & Zuo, D., Dec 2021, In: Applied Geography. 137, 102600.

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