Department of Economics

Research

research

Many research projects of ECON colleagues are related to Chinese economy. They are mostly applied econometrics and applied theory in nature. A large share of the studies fall into the School’s Faculty Niche Research Area (FNRA) and a growing share of studies fall into the University’s research cluster “Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence”.


Funded Research Projects

 

Research Fund of Research Grants Council of Hong Kong (UGC) Received by Faculty Member(s) of the Department

Project Type

Project Title

Name of Principal Investigator 

GRF

Political Career Concerns and Optimal Government Hierarchy


Dr. Cheng Yuk Shing

GRF

Age of Entry, Economic Assimilation, and Social Integration: Evidence from Childhood Immigrants in Hong Kong

Dr. Zhang Hongliang

GRF

Bank reserve requirements, capital controls and Chinese monetary policy

Dr. Luk Sheung Kan

GRF

China's Growth-Energy-Nexus - Aggregate and Disaggregate Analysis

Dr. Cheng Yuk Shing

GRF

Is There a Demand for a Public Service Commission in Hong Kong?

Prof. C.K. Woo

GRF

New Theory on Portfolio Optimization and Stochastic Dominance with Applications

Prof. Wong Wing Keung

GRF

On Business - Cycle Forecasting

Dr. Ng Chi Yung

GRF

Predictive Regression: A Two-staged Generalized Cochrane-Orcutt Transformation with AR Approximation Approach

Dr. Wan Shui Ki

GRF

Residential Willingness to Pay for Reducing Carbon Emissions from Electricity Generation in Hong Kong

Dr. Cheng Yuk Shing

GRF

Stochastic Dominance, Almost Stochastic Dominance, Moment and Test Statistics

Prof. Wong Wing Keung

 

ECS

Does School Popularity Distribution Matter?

Dr. Weng Weiwei

ECS

Estimation of trade elasticities and corresponding welfare implications for trade in intermediate goods and trade in final goods

Dr. Qi Han

ECS

Global Banks, Global Financial Cycles and Exchange Rate Policies

Dr. Luk Sheung Kan

ECS

Robust Bayesian Forecast Combination: Application and Extension

Dr. Wan Shui Ki

 

HKBU Faculty Research Grants (FRG Cat I & Cat II) Received by Faculty Member(s) of the Department

Project Type

Project Title

Name of Principal Investigator

FRG2

Institution and the Sources of Chinese Regional Productivity Growth

Dr. CAO Kanghua

FRG2

New Theory for excess volatility, underreatction, overreaction, and magnitude effect in a normal situation and in bull and bear markets with survey and empirical analysis

Prof. WONG Wing Keung

FRG2

Property rights in China's forestland - balancing management incentives and ecological protection

Dr. CHENG Yuk Shing

FRG1

An Efficiency Analysis of Chinese Enterprises under the Privatization Process of State-owned Enterprises: A Metafrontier Approach

Dr. NG Ying Chu

FRG1

Institutional Design with Corruption Constraint - A Study of China's Rural Land System

Dr. CHENG Yuk Shing

FRG1

New Development on Mean-Variance criterion and Stochastic Dominance theory with Applications

Prof. WONG Wing Keung

FRG1

New Multiple Nonlinear Causality Test and New Nonlinearity Test with Applications

Prof. WONG Wing Keung

 

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