The Department of Economics (https://www.ln.edu.hk/econ/en/) is a multi-cultural community of academics dedicated to excellence in teaching and research. The two most recent Research Assessment Exercises have rated Lingnan University’s Department of Economics among the top performers in research output in Hong Kong. Its undergraduate teaching takes place in the context of an inter-disciplinary social sciences programme, where students can opt for different discipline majors or interdisciplinary areas of interest. The Department also offers MPhil and PhD degrees, Double PhD degrees in economics, as well as two taught programme master’s programmes: the MSc. in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) and MSc. in International Development Economics (MIDE).