Department of Economics

About the School

Academic Departments


Professor, Department of Economics

Research Interests

Chinese Economy, Development Economics, Energy Economics

  • Cheng, Y., Li, R., & Woo, C. (2021). Regional Energy-growth Nexus and Energy Conservation Policy in China. Energy, 217, 119414.
  • Cheng, Y., Tsang, K., & Chung, M. (2019). State Ownership, Policy Missions and Commercial Operation – A Case Study of the Agricultural Bank of China. The Chinese Economy, 52(2), 142-154.
  • Cheng, Y. S., & Zhang, H. (2018). The labor market effects of immigration on natives: Evidence from Hong Kong. China Economic Review, 51, 257-270.
  • Woo, C., Cao, K., Cheng, Y., Shiu, A., & Li, R. (2018). Econometric Analysis of Monthly Peak-Hour and Total Usage Patterns of Hong Kong's Cross-Harbor Tunnels. Transportation Research Record, 2672(5), 1-11.
  • Cheng, Y. S., & Chung, K. (2018). Designing Property Rights over Land in Rural China. Economic Journal, 128(615), 2676-2710.
  • Chen, B., & Cheng, Y. S. (2017). The Impacts of Environmental Regulation on Industrial Activities: Evidence from A Quasi-natural Experiment in Chinese Prefectures. Sustainability, 9(4), 571-589.
  • Cao, K.H., Cheng, Y. S., & Woo, C. K. (2017). Price-management of traffic congestion: Hong Kong's Lion Rock Tunnel. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 5(4), 699-706.
  • Cheng, Y.S., Cao, K.H., Woo, C.K., & Yatchewc, A. (2017). Residential willingness to pay for deep decarbonization of electricity supply: Contingent valuation evidence from Hong Kong. Energy Policy, 109, 218-227.
  • Woo, C. K., Cheng, Y. S., Li, R., Shiu, A., Ho, S. T., Horowitz, I. (2015). Can Hong Kong price-manage its cross-harbor-tunnel congestion?. Transportation Research (Parts A-F), 82, 94 -109.
  • Woo, C. K., Cheng, Y. S., 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.
  • Weng, W., Woo, C. K., Cheng, Y. S., Ho, T., & Horowitz, I. (2015). Public Trust and Corruption Perception: Disaster Relief. Applied Economics, 47(46), 4967- 4981.
  • Cheng, Y. S., Loo, B. P. Y., & Vickerman, R. (2015). High-speed rail networks, economic integration and regional specialization in China and Europe. Travel Behaviour and Society, 2(1), 1-14.
  • Woo, C. K., Ho, T., Shiu, A., Cheng, Y. S., Horowitz, I., Wang, J. (2014). Residential Outage Cost Estimation: Hong Kong. Energy Policy, 72, 204 - 210.
  • Woo, C. K., Shiu, A., Cheng, Y. S., 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. S., Wong, W. K., & Woo, C. K. (2013). How Much Have Electricity Shortages Hampered China's GDP Growth?. Energy Policy, 55, 369 - 373.
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