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Department of Economics

Research Interests of Staff

Prof. CHENG Leonard K, President and Chair Professor of Economics; BSSc (CUHK); MA, PhD (UC Berkeley); JP
Applied game theory; Market structure; Currency crisis; International trade and investment; Technological innovation and imitation; China's inward and outward foreign direct investment.

Prof. QIU Dongxiao Larry, Chair Professor and Head of Department;  BSc (Sun Yat-sen); MA, PhD (UBC)
industrial organisation, international trade, foreign direct investment, Chinese economy
Prof. FAN Cheng-ze, Simon, Professor; BSc, MSc (Xiamen); MA, PhD (Brown)
Globalization and Economic Integration, Economics of the Family and Intermediate Macroeconomics.

Prof. WONG Chi Leung, Adam, Professor; BSocSci (CUHK); MPhil (CUHK); PhD (UBC)
Microeconomic theory; Industrial organization; Dynamic Matching Markets; Bargaining; Nonlinear Pricing.

Prof. HONG Fuhai, Associate Professor; BA, MA (Renmin); PhD (HKUST)
Environmental and public economics; behavioral and experimental economics.

Prof. VOON Jan-piaw, Thomas, Associate Professor; BAgrSc, PhD (La Trobe)
Cost-benefit analysis; Agricultural economics; Public finance; Financial economics.

Prof. XIAO Junji, Associate Professor (from Term 2, AY2020-21); BA, MA (Nankai); PhD (Toronto)
Empirical Industrial Organization, Environmental Economics, China Economy, Behaviorial Economics.

Prof. ZHANG Tianle, Associate Professor; BSc (Zhongshan); MSc (HKUST); PhD (Colorado)
Industrial organization; Competition Policy; Economics of innovation and intellectual property; Behavioral economics.​

Prof. WANG Yonglin, Laura, Assistant Professor; BSc(SHNU); MSc (LU); MPhil (LU); PhD (NUS)
Real Estate economics; household finance; financial institutions; and fintech lending. 

Prof. YE Han, Assistant Professor; BA, MA(ZJU); PhD(NUS)
Health economics; behavioral economics; labor economics; applied microeconometrics

Prof. WHITTEN Gregory William; Assistant Professor of Teaching; BA, MA (Wisconsin-Milwaukee); MSc (Wisconsin-Madison); PhD (Pittsburgh)
Health currency unions, international trade, exchange rate regimes, macroeconomics, and applied econometrics

Prof. WONG Wai Chung, Gary; Assistant Professor of Teaching; BSocSc (LU); MPhil (LU); MSc (CUHK); PhD (LU)
Housing economics; Hong Kong economy

Dr. GUO Wenshu, Research Assistant Professor; BEcon&Fin (HKU); PhD (UCLA)
Industrial Organization; Applied Microeconomics Theory; Antitrust

Dr. HE Lisha, Research Assistant Professor; BA (JNU); MSc (EXON); PhD (HKU)
Foreign direct investment; emerging market multinational enterprises; migration; ethnic networks; housing study. 

Dr. HU Fang, Coby, Research Assistant Professor; BA (McGill); MA (Toronto); PhD (UBC)
Banking; Corporate Finance; International Finance.