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18.10.2021
Publication

ECON Newsletter 2021

Featured contents: 

  • How Can China Internationalize the Renminbi?
  • Center for Economic Policy Launched
  • The Hong Kong Economic Policy Challenge
  • Faculty Shaping Policy
  • Faculty Comings and Goings
  • And more

04.10.2021
Achievements and Awards

Academic Achievement Medal 2021

Three MAEC students have been awarded the medal in 2021.

30.09.2021
About our Faculty

Albert Park has been appointed the Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank

The appointment will commence on 15 December 2021. Congratulations to Prof. Park!

20.09.2021
Student & Us

PhD (Econ) students selected for the Dean’s PhD Fellowship

Congratulations to Jun Yu and Yi Zhang!

04.08.2021
About our Faculty

Junlong Feng’s dissertation chosen for honorable mention in the 2021 Zellner Thesis Award

Title: Essays in Econometrics

30.07.2021
Student & Us

Interview: Alvis Tang (ECOF) on Life As A HKUST Student

Alvis was awarded the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship and named finalist for the 2021 Mr Armin and Mrs Lillian Kitchell Undergraduate Research Award. 

13.07.2021
About our Faculty

Songnian Chen Named RGC Senior Research Fellow 2021-22

08.07.2021
Achievements and Awards

Dean's List Award: Spring 2020-21

07.07.2021
About our Faculty

ECON faculty awarded GRF and ECS grants

Congratulations to Prof. Tao Zhu, Junlong Feng, Byoungchan Lee, and Xuan Li

22.06.2021
About our Faculty

Sujata Visaria Advises International Agricultural Research System

21.05.2021
About our Faculty

Econ faculty awarded and named finalists for the Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence

The Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence is to recognize business faculty contributions in terms of teaching excellences in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

14.05.2021
About our Faculty

Prof. Emeritus Francis LUI appointed to be a member of Public Service Commission

Effective from 1 June 2021

04.05.2021
About our Faculty

Prof. Siu Fai Leung appointed to be a member of the Communications Authority

The two-year appointment commenced on 1 April 2021.

27.04.2021
Student & Us

Alvis Tang (ECOF) named finalist for the 2021 Mr Armin and Mrs Lillian Kitchell Undergraduate Research Award

Project Title: Social Networks and Financial Choices of Filipino Domestic Workers in Hong Kong

23.04.2021
Events

Transforming Hong Kong through Entrepreneurship

Speaker: Cindy Chow, Executive Director, Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund

16.03.2021
Events

Road Less Traveled: a non-typical journey of a non-typical economist

with HKUST alumnus Pengfei Zhang, PhD candidate in Economics at Cornell University