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Department of Economics
Professor WONG, Wai-chung Gary

Professor WONG Wai Chung, Gary

BSocSc (LU); MPhil (LU); MSc (CUHK); PhD (LU); CMALT
  • Assistant Professor of Teaching 
  • Department of Economics, Lingnan University

​Prof. Gary Wong is Assistant Professor of the Department of Economics at Lingnan University. He received his PhD from the Lingnan Univerisity. His research interest includes housing economics, Hong Kong economy.and blended learning. 


Referred Journal:

  1. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with L.S. Ho, Mengna Hu and Xiangdong Wei, “The Market Distortion Effects of Mortgage Tightening and Transaction Taxes: Evidence from Hong Kong Residential Re-sale Market”, Pacific Economic Review, 2023, Vol 28(1), p.142-164.
  2. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with P. Wong and J. Chong, “Low-fidelity buyer seller housing simulations can encourage authentic learning experiences”, International Review of Economics Education, 2022, Vol 40.
  3. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with P. Wong and J. Chong, “Using Social Mobile Learning to Stimulate Idea Generation for Collective Intelligence Among Higher Education Students”, Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal, 2022, Vol 14(2), p.150-169.
  4. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with L.S Ho, “Taxing Land Rent, Lowering Other Taxes -- The Case of Hong Kong”, Asian Education and Development Studies, 2020, Vol 9(4), pp.521-533. 
  5. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with L.S. Ho, 2017, "Policy-driven housing cycle: The Hong Kong case of supply intervention", International Real Estate Review, 20(3), pp.375-396.
  6. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with L.S Ho, "The First Step on the Housing Ladder: A Natural Experiment in Hong Kong", Journal of Housing Economics, 2009 (18),p. 59-67.
  7. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with L.S Ho, "Nexus Between the Housing Market and the Macroeconomy", Pacific Economic Review, 2008(13)2,p. 223-239.
  8. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with L.S. Ho, "Privatization of Public Housing: How it Caused a Deep Recession in Hong Kong", Contemporary Economic Policy, 2006 , 24(2), p. 262-273.
  9. WONG Wai-chung Gary,  with L.S Ho, Xiangdong Wei, "The Effect of Trade on Wage Inequality: The Hong Kong Case", Journal of International Economics, 2005,  67, pp 241-257.

Book Chapter and Conference Proceedings:

  1. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with P.Y., WONG & SHEN,J., “A Conceptual Framework for Intergrated Immersive Learning with Metaverse and Student -generated Media” , in MAK,K.(ed). Advances in Techno-Humanities : Case Studies from Culture , Philosophy and the Arts, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, Oct 2023, p.113-126
  2. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with  ANGSAPA, P., WONG, P. Y. P, TECHANAMURTHY, U., MOHAMAD, W. S. B., & SHEN, D. J, Enhancing Humanities Learning with Metaverse Technology : A Study on Student Engagement and Performance. In 2023 11th International Conference on Information and Education Technology, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc, ICIET 2023 (pp. 251-255).
  3. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with P. P. Y Wong, R. T. C. Wang, D. J Shen, & H Xie, Using Student Generated Videos to Facilitate Discussion for Collaborative Flipped Classrooms, In L-K. LEE, Y. K. HUI, K. P. MARK, A. LU, & Q. LI (Eds.), Proceedings : 2022 International Symposium on Educational Technology ISET2022 (2022)(pp. 8-12). (Proceedings - 2022 International Symposium on Educational Technology, ISET 2022). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
  4. WONG Wai-chung Gary, with  P.P.Y, Wong,  2022,  Social Experiential Learning for Zero Waste Education in a Liberal Arts University, in: Tso, A.W.B., Chan, A.Ck., Chan, W.W.L., Sidorko, P.E., Ma, W.W.K. (eds) Digital Communication and Learning. Educational Communications and Technology Yearbook. Springer, Singapore.
  1. With L.S Ho, 2006, "A Survey Report on Happiness Index and Determinants of Happiness in Hong Kong 2005", CPPS working paper series, No. 177.
  2. With L.S Ho, 2006, "A Survey Report on Happiness Index and Determinants of Happiness in Hong Kong 2006", CPPS Working Paper Series, No. 178.
  3. Ho L.S and Gary W.C. Wong (2003). The Nexus between Housing and the Marco Economy: Hong Kong as a Case Study, CPPS Working Paper Series, No. 143, Lingnan University.

Other Publications:

  1. Apr, 2016. "貨幣與銀行", 香港電台『這一科,學什麼』撰文, 香港電台教育網站eTVonline.
  2. With L.S Ho and Felix Tsang. 2007. "A Study of Unemployment in Tuen Mun", commissioned by Tuen Mun District Council.


1. CCC8012 The Making of Hong Kong
2. CLC9005 Finance and Politics
3. ECO3001 The Hong Kong Housing Market

Contact Information

​Email:  [email protected]
Address:  WYL312, 3/F, Dorothy Y. L. Wong Building, Lingnan University
Phone:  (852) 2616 7388
Fax:  (852) 2891 7940