Department of Economics

About the School

Academic Departments

Position:

Associate Professor, Department of Economics

Head, Department of Economics

Academic & Professional Qualifications

BSSc CUHK, MPhil HKBU, PhD Adelaide

Research Interests

Chinese Economic Reform and Productivity and Efficiency Measurements

Publications
  • Cheng, Y., & Chung, K. (in press). Designing Property Rights over Land in Rural China. Economic Journal.
  • Cheng, Y.S., Cao, K.H., Woo, C.K., & Yatchew, A. (2017). Residential willingness to pay for deep decarbonization of electricity supply: Contingent valuation evidence from Hong Kong. Energy Policy, 109, 218-227.
  • Chen, B., & Cheng, Y. (2017). The Impacts of Environmental Regulation on Industrial Activities: Evidence from A Quasi-natural Experiment in Chinese Prefectures. Sustainability, 9(4), 571-589.
  • Woo, C., Cheng, Y., Li, R., Siu, A., Ho, S., Horowitz, I. (2015). Can Hong Kong price-manage its cross-harbor-tunnel congestion? Transportation Research (Parts A-F), 82, 94 -109.
  • Woo, C., Cheng, Y., Law, A., Zarnikau, J., Ho, T., Leung, H.Y. (2015). Consumer Support for a Public Utilities Commission in Hong Kong. Energy Policy, 76, 87 - 97.
  • Cheng, Y., Loo, B., & Vickerman, R. (2015). High-speed rail networks, economic integration and regional specialization in China and Europe. Travel Behaviour and Society, 2(1), 1-14.
  • Weng, W., Woo, C., Cheng, Y., Ho, T., & Horowitz, I. (2015). Public Trust and Corruption Perception: Disaster Relief. Applied Economics, 47(46), 4967- 4981.
  • Woo, C., Ho, T., Shiu, A., Cheng, Y., Horowitz, I., Wang, J. (2014). Residential Outage Cost Estimation: Hong Kong. Energy Policy, 72, 204 - 210.
  • Woo, C., Shiu, A., Cheng, Y., Li, R., Ho, T., Horowitz, I; Wang, J; (2014). Residential Willingness-to-pay for Reducing Coal-Fired Generation's Emissions in Hong Kong. The Electricity Journal, 27(3), 50 - 66.
  • Cheng, Y., Wong, W., & Woo, C. (2013). How Much Have Electricity Shortages Hampered China's GDP Growth? Energy Policy, 55, 369 - 373.
  • Cheng, Y., & Chung, K. (2013). Too Many Mothers-in-Law? Journal of Development Economics, 105, 69 - 76.
  • Cheng, Y. S. (2009). Reforms of the Agricultural Bank of China - Can Policy and Commercial Objectives Be Reconciled? The Chinese Economy, 42(5), 79-97.
  • Li, S. K., & Cheng, Y. S. (2007). Solving the Puzzles of Structural Efficiency. European Journal of Operational Research, 180(2), 713-722.
  • Cheng, Y. S. (2006). China's Reforms of Rural Credit Cooperatives - Progress and Limitations. The Chinese Economy, 39(4), 25-40.
  • Cheng, Y. S., & Li, S. K. (2006). Income Inequality and Efficiency: A Decomposition Approach and Applications to China. Economics Letters, 91(2006), 8-14.
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