Chew, Seen Meng

Biography

Dr. Seen-Meng Chew is an Associate Professor of Practice in Finance at the Department of Finance, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and serves as an Honorary Research Advisor for FinFabrik, a Hong Kong-based financial technology solutions provider that specializes in capital markets. Before his current positions, he worked as a senior economist at J.P. Morgan, International Monetary Fund and Morgan Stanley, covering Asia Pacific economies. Prior to returning to Asia, he worked as an economic consultant at NERA Economic Consulting in Chicago, advising multinational corporations on their international pricing strategies. His written work has been published in well-known business journals such as the Asia Asset Management Journal and the International Tax Review. He also has substantial lecturing experience at universities in the U.S., Hong Kong and Singapore, in economics and finance courses. Dr. Chew received a PhD in economics from University of Chicago, an MPhil in economics from University of Cambridge, and a BSc in economics from the London School of Economics.

Teaching Areas

Mergers & Acquisition
FinTech
Corporate Finance
Fixed Income Investment
Derivatives Trading

Research Interests

FinTech
Corporate Finance
Global Macroeconomics

Biography

Prof. Wei Huang is an Assistant Professor in Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. Prof. Huang received his PhD in Economics from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Economics and Management School of Wuhan University previously. He is interested in applying economic theory and experiment to study human behaviour.

Teaching Area

Economics for Business Studies

Research Interests

Economics and Psychology
Experimental Economics
Contract Theory

 

Fan, Joseph P. H.

Biography

Prof. Joseph Fan is Professor of School of Accountancy and Department of Finance of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He holds a PhD in finance of University of Pittsburgh, U.S. and a bachelor’s degree in economics of National Taiwan University. Before joining CUHK in 2004, he was on faculty of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and University of Hong Kong.

Prof. Fan is a world leading expert and one of the most cited researchers in finance and governance of emerging market corporations (almost 16,000 citations in Google Scholar and 3,100 in SSCI as of October 2018). His research topics cover organisational pyramids, finance, and governance of Chinese SOEs, and succession, marriage, ownership structure and governance of family firms and business families in Asia and China. He has published his research works in top academic journals, including Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial EconomicsJournal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and Journal of Accounting Research. He has served the editorial board of several international journals, including Financial ManagementJournal of Corporate Finance, Management Science, and Review of Finance.

Prof. Fan is author of The Family Business Map and several other books about family business governance and succession. His insights have been frequently cited by global business press, including The EconomistNew York TimesWall Street Journal, and Financial Times.

Prof. Fan teaches executive courses and serves as a corporate governance expert for international organisations including OECD and the World Bank. He is married with two children.

Teaching Areas

Corporate Governance
Family Firm Governance

Research Interests

Corporate Governance
Family Firm Governance
Corporate Finance

  • Grants
    • “Family Ownership Structures and Corporate Policies: The Case of Family Trust (家族股權結構與公司政策:家族信託的研究)”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council, 2012-2014
    • “Property rights, R&D Spillovers and Corporate Accounting Transparency in China (所有權,研發溢出與公司會計透明度)”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council, 2011-2012
    • “Relationship-based Assets and Accounting Properties: Evidence from Corruption Cases in China (關系型資產與會計訊息特性:來自中國貪腐案件的証據)”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council, 2010-2011
    • “Institutions and Firm Behaviors in Financial Distress (制度因素與財務困境中企業的行為)”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council, 2009-2011
    • “The Succession of Family Firms in Asia (亞洲家族企業的繼承問題)”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council, 2006-2008
    • “An International Comparison of Corporate Financial Policy (公司財務政策的國際比較)”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council, 2003-2006

Hu, Mandy Mantian

Teaching Areas

Marketing Research
Internet Marketing

Research Interests

Empirical Modelling
Word of Mouth
Consumer Search and Learning
Social Network
TMT, Auto and FinTech industries

  • Grants
    • “Consumer Behaviour Within a Network: Modelling Network Formation and the Effects of Network Structure”, awarded by Research Grants Council with HK$540,000, 2016-2019
    • “Consumer Buying and Referral of Social Coupons: Modelling Consumer Sequential Choices under Uncertainty and Assurance Contract “, awarded by Research Grants Council with HK$523,992, 2014-2016 (Principal Investigator)
  • Awards & Honours
    • Society for Marketing Advances Best Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Award, and Sharon Beatty Best Service Proposal Award, 2011
    • AMA-Sheth Doctoral Consortium Fellow, TCU, 2010
    • Doctoral Fellowship in Marketing, NYU, 2007-2012
    • Graduate Academic Scholarship, Tufts University, 2003-2005
    • University Scholarships for Superior Academic Performance, Fudan University, 1999-2003

Chan, Younker Hung-ngam Ryan

Biography

  • Societe Generale – Head of Greater China Structuring and Asia Financing, 2013-Present
  • Credit Suisse – Head of Asia Credit Structuring, 2010-2013
  • UBS – Head of Asia Credit Structuring, 2006-2009
  • Morgan Stanley – Corporate Finance / Credit Derivatives, 2000-2006
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Adjunct Associate Professor (Part-time)
  • Polytechnic University of Hong Kong – Advisory Board Member of BBA in Accounting and Finance (Part-time)
  • iMoney columnist (Part-time)

Teaching Areas

Credit
Financing
Credit Risk Management
Regulatory Capital
China Cross-Border

Research Interest

Derivatives

  • Awards & Honours
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2012-2013
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2013-2014
  • Academic/Professional Services
    • HKSAR Government Environment and Conservation Fund – Investment Committee Member
    • Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute – Board of Directors

 

Ku, Fred Kei-tat

Biography

Dr. Fred Ku, currently Assistant Dean for undergraduate studies and Director of the Integrated BBA programme, has been with CUHK Business School since 2009. Prior to joining the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, CUHK Business School, he received his BBA and PhD degrees from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

With expertise in business economics, he teaches courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, managerial economics, and business statistics for MBA, MAcc, MSc and UG programmes. Dr. Ku has written 7 teaching cases, published a book on economics, and has been an active case contributor to popular economics textbooks. As a pioneering educator, he has also produced more than 10 educational videos, and developed an interactive classroom game. His prominent contribution to teaching and learning has been recognised by the CUHK Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award 2013 and multiple teaching awards by CUHK Business School.

Since 2013, Dr. Ku has also served as Associate Director of Programme for Economic Education, Economic Research Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies. He has led and participated in various teaching and learning projects supported by CUHK and Education Bureau. He also provides consultancy services for Trade and Industry Department of Hong Kong. Dr. Ku contributes to the professional community by conducting professional seminars and training workshops for Education Bureau. He is also a regular speaker for a popular radio show.

Teaching Areas

Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Managerial Economics
Business Statistics

Research Interests

Industrial Organisation
Business Strategy

  • Grants
    • “Firm Visit using Virtual Reality Technology”, Courseware Development Grant Scheme (CDG), CUHK, 2018-19 (Principal Invetigator, HK$90,000)
    • “Flipping the Economics Classroom”, Quality Education Fund, Education Bureau, HKSAR Government, 2018 – 21 (Co-Principal Investigator, HK$2,727,700)
    • “Provision of Services for Conducting Teacher Professional Development Programme on Promoting Self-Directed Learning in Economics”, Education Bureau, HKSAR Government, 2017-18 (Co-investigator, HK$700,000)
    • “eLearning Community of Practice (eLCoP)”, Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) for 2016-19 Triennium (Co-investigator, HK$342,000)
    • “Using Flipped Learning to Understand Market Competition”, Micro-Module Courseware Development Grant, CUHK, 2017-18 (Principal Investigator, HK$99,000)
    • “Developing Multidisciplinary and Multicultural Competences through Gamification and Challenge-based Collaborative Learning”, Funding Scheme for Teaching and Learning Related Proposals 2016 – 19 Triennium, University Grants Committee, HKSAR Government (Co-investigator, HK$8,697,140)
    • “Promoting Case-based Teaching and Learning Using an Innovative e-Approach” Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG), CUHK, 2016 – 19 (Co-Principal Investigator, HK$500,000)
    • “Mobile App for Learning Basic Statistics”, Micro-Module Courseware Development Grant, CUHK, 2015 – 16 (Co-investigator, HK$88,000)
    • “Flipped Classroom with Micro-modules for Macroeconomics in Business”, Micro-Module Courseware Development Grant, CUHK, 2015 (Principal Investigator, HK$100,000)
    • “Mobile App on Learning Monetary Policy”, Courseware Development Grant Scheme, 2015-16 (Co-investigator, HK$70,000)
    • “Provision of Services for Providing Course Content for EDB Web-based Learning Course in Humanities”, Education Bureau (EDB), HKSAR Government, 2014 (Co-investigator, $600,000)
    • “e-Learning Platform for HKDSE Economics”, Knowledge Transfer Project Fund (KPF), CUHK, 2014 (Co-investigator, HK$150,000)
    • “Provision of Services for Development of Learning and Teaching Resources on Relationship between Economic Development of the Mainland and Hong Kong Economy”, Education Bureau (EDB), HKSAR Government, 2014 (Co-investigator, HK$98,900)
    • “Provision of Services for Developing Resource Pack on Policy Evaluation and Conducting Professional Development Programmes on Using the Resource Pack in the Learning and Teaching of Economics”, Education Bureau (EDB), HKSAR Government, 2013 (Co-investigator, HK$500,000)
    • “An Online Platform for Multimedia Educational Resources (PMER)”, Teaching Development Grant (TDG), CUHK, 2012-15 (Co-Principal Investigator, HK$298,000)
    • “Provision of Services for Developing Video Resource Pack and Conducting Training Programmes on the Use of Video in the Learning and Teaching of Economics”, EDB, HKSAR Government, 2011-2012 (Co-investigator, HK$490,000)
  • Awards & Honours
    • Faculty Teaching Merit Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014-2018
    • Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2013
    • Teaching Excellence Ambassador, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2013-2015
    • Faculty Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009-2014
  • Academic/Professional Services
    • Associate Director, Programme for Economic Education, Economic Research Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, CUHK
    • Member, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Centre, CUHK
    • Core Member, CUHK eLearning Community of Practice
    • Faculty Ambassador of various outreach activities

Lau, William Ka

Biography

Dr. William Lau worked in a top-tier investment bank before joining The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. He obtained a PhD in Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, and passed all levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme at his first attempt with scholarship awarded by Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA). Dr. Lau is passionate in teaching and always emphasizes practicality and interaction in his classes. Apart from the undergraduate and postgraduate programs he teaches at CUHK, he also taught MSc in Finance for University of Michigan-Dearborn, and conducted executive training for the Asia-Pacific Institute of Business, Institute of Financial Planners and other listed companies in Hong Kong.

Teaching Areas

Statistical Analysis
Decision Models and Applications
Applied Econometrics For Business Decisions

  • Awards & Honours
    • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015-2016
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2011-2012

Lee, Ching-chyi

Biography

Obtaining his bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Tunghai University of Taiwan and doctoral degree from the Pennsylvania State University in the area of Management Science, Prof. Ching-chyi Lee joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 1993 and is now a Professor in Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economic, CUHK Business School. His main research interests include using decision analytical, game theoretical, and experimental approaches to study bargaining and a variety of other economic problems. Recently, he has also extended his research interests to the areas of Supply Chain Management, Quality Control, and Knowledge Management. His research outputs appeared in leading international academic journals such as Operations Research, Games and Economic Behaviour, Group Decision and Negotiations, European Journal of Operations Research, and others.

Teaching Area

Economics

Research Interest

Economics research

  • Grants
    • “An Investigation of the Relationships between Health Generation, Capital Accumulation, and Long-Run Economic Growth (關於健康生成,資本積累,以及長期經濟增長之間關係的研究)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2006-2008
    • “Bootstrapping Stationarity Test Based on M-Estimators (基于M估算的時間序列穩態檢驗方法)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2005-2007

Wu, Qinggong

Teaching Area

Business Economics

Research Interest

Economic Theory