Ng, Angel Yin-yee(伍燕儀)

Biography

Angel Ng was appointed Head of Asia North and Australia, Cluster and Banking in September 2023. Angel has oversight of Citi’s franchise in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, New Zealand and Taiwan, including geographic management, client coverage and delivery, and legal entity management. The Head of Cluster and Banking has oversight of products and banking segments and drives local client engagement across all lines of business.

As a leading financial institution, Citi brings the unique strength of its unparalleled global network and on-the-ground expertise to its Banking, Markets, Services, and Wealth businesses. The Asia North and Australia Cluster is a key growth area for Citi internationally, having been in the region since 1902. Angel, who is based in Hong Kong, is focused on creating greater connectivity across the bank to deliver the full power of Citi to our clients.

Prior to this, Angel was the Head of Asia for Citi Global Wealth from April 2022, with the responsibility of the wealth business in the region which includes Asia Private Bank and Consumer Banking. Before that, Angel was the Chief Executive Officer for Hong Kong and Macau from May 2018.

Angel joined Citi Hong Kong in 1998 and served as Head of Retail Banking, Head of Wealth Management and Head of Cards before being appointed Consumer Business Manager for Hong Kong in 2015, where she led the digital transformation of the business. Her knowledge and understanding of the wealth and institutional sides of the bank have helped built a winning franchise for Citi. She is also a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion.

Prior to Citi, Angel held a number of senior positions at Procter & Gamble and China Light and Power Hong Kong. She started her career with HSBC.

Angel actively contributes to the Hong Kong community by serving as a board or committee member of several organisations including the Financial Infrastructure and Market Development Sub-Committee under the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Banking Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation, Council of the Treasury Markets Association, and Board of Trustee for the Chinese University of Hong Kong Chung Chi College.

Angel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Teaching Areas

Business Strategy
Marketing and Consumer Behaviours

Ye, Lei(葉蕾)

Biography

Professor Lei Ye is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Decisions, Operations and Technology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. She received her PhD in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, MPhil in Economics from CUHK, and BA in Economics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Her research interests are macroeconomics, growth and development, financial and labour economics.

Teaching Areas

Economics

Research Interests

Macroeconomics
Growth and Development
Financial and Labour Economics

  • Grants
    • “Improvement on Competitiveness in Hiring New Faculties Funding Scheme”, awarded by the Chinese University of Hong Kong with HK $1,280,222

Tseng, Kevin(曾俊凱)

Biography

Professor Kevin Tseng is an Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. He previously taught at the National Taiwan University (NTU) as the EMBA Alumni Elite Chair and the Chen-Yung Outstanding Scholar. Before joining NTU, he was a Financial Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and an Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas’ School of Business.

Professor Tseng has a broad research interest. He has published in the areas of knowledge spillover, asset pricing, disclosure, innovation, corporate finance, and behavioral economics. His articles have appeared in leading scholarly journals, including The Journal of Finance, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Financial Studies, The Accounting Review, Management Science, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Contemporary Accounting Research, and the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. In 2022, he received the MOST Outstanding Research Award; in 2015, he received the WFA Cubist Systematic Strategies PhD Candidate Award for Outstanding Research.

Teaching Areas

Valuation
Financial Statement Analysis

Research Interests

Information Disclosure
Asset Pricing
Innovation
Corporate Finance
Behavioral Economics

  • Awards & Honours
    • MOST Outstanding Research Award, 2022
    • Early-Career Investigator Research Achievement Award, Academia Sinica, 2022
    • Young Researcher Award, Taiwan Econometrics Society, 2022
    • Young Researcher Award, Taiwan Risk and Insurance Association, 2022
    • E. Sun Academic Award, E.SUN FHC & National Taiwan University, 2021-2023
    • Best Paper Award, TFA Annual Meeting, 2018, 2020-2022
    • Best Paper Award, Management and Practice Conference, 2021
    • Chen-Yung Outstanding Scholar, National Taiwan University, 2020
    • EMBA Alumni Elite Chair, National Taiwan University, 2020
    • Best Paper Award Semifinalist, Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2018-2019, 2023 (*2)
    • Best Paper Award, Asian Finance Association (Asian FA), 2016
    • Ph.D. Candidate Award for Outstanding Research, Western Finance Association (WFA), 2015
    • PhD Forum Best Paper Award Second Prize, Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC), 2014
  • Academic/Professional Services
    • Ad-Hoc Referee, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Contemporary Accounting Research, Research Policy, Review of Corporate Finance Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance
    • Organising Committee, 2019 TFA Asset Pricing
    • Programme Committee, Northern Finance Association (NFA), Financial Management Association (FMA), Financial Management Association Asia/Pacific (FMA Asia), Southern Finance Association (SFA)

Yao, Jesse(姚雲飛)

Biography

Prof. Jesse Yao is an Assistant Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received a PhD in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley, a BS in Mathematics, and a BS in Statistics from the University of Michigan. His research interests include microeconomic theory, industrial organisation, and marketing strategy. His research work has been published in Marketing Science.

Teaching Areas

Digital Marketing

Research Interests

Microeconomic theory
Industrial organisation
Marketing strategy

  • Awards & Honours
    • Journal of Industrial Economics Fellow, 2022
    • ISMS Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2020-2021
    • AMA-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2020
    • Sasakawa Young Leadership Fellowship, 2018
    • Dean of the Graduate Division Award, 2017

Leung, Justin Hilyin(梁曉彥)

Biography

Prof. Justin H. Leung is an applied micro-economist. He currently works as an assistant professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained a PhD degree in Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Teaching Areas

Economics

Research Interests

Applied microeconomics

  • Grants
    • Superstar Firms and Rising Retail Concentration, Academic Research Fund Tier 1 awarded by Ministry of Education Singapore with S$170,525, 2020-2023
    • NUS Start-Up Grant awarded by National University of Singapore with S$90,000, 2019-2023
  • Academic/Professional Services
    • Referee for American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics

Zhou, Yuqing(周雨晴)

Biography

Prof. Yuqing Zhou joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School in 2022 as an Assistant Professor. Her primary research interest focuses on the real economic effects of accounting. She seeks to conduct theory-based empirical research and link accounting issues to international trade and the labor market. She is also interested in voluntary disclosure. She received her PhD in Economics from Michigan State University, PhD in Accounting from UCLA Anderson, and BA in Finance from Peking University.

Teaching Areas

Financial Accounting

Research Interests

Real Economic Effects of Accounting
Accounting and labour Market
Accounting and International Trade
Voluntary Disclosure

  • Publications & Working Papers

    Publications

    • Todd Elder, Yuqing Zhou (2021), “The Black-White Gap in Non-Cognitive Skills among Elementary School Children,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 13(1), 105-32.
    • Frank Zhou, Yuqing Zhou (2020), “The Dog that Didn’t Bark: Limited Price Efficiency and Strategic Nondisclosure,” Journal of Accounting Research, 58(1), 155-197.

    Working Papers

    • Yuqing Zhou, Christos Makridis, “Financial Misconduct, Corporate Culture Reputation Damage and Changes in Employee Satisfaction”.
    • Yuqing Zhou, “Financial Reporting Quality and International Trade”.

Liu, Ruixuan(劉睿軒)

Teaching Areas

Econometrics

Research Interests

Econometrics
Data Science

  • Grants
    • “Improvement on Competitiveness in Hiring New Faculties” Funding Scheme awarded by The Chinese University of Hong Kong with HK$1,072,208, 2022-2024.

Yang, Yang (Zoe)(楊揚)

Biography

Prof. Zoe Yang is an Assistant Professor of Real Estate at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research focuses on urban economics, real estate, and sustainability. She holds a PhD in Real Estate from the National University of Singapore (2018), an MSc in Urban Land Economics (2014), and a B.Comm with Honours in Finance and Real Estate (2012) from the University of British Columbia. Her work has been published in academic journals, such as The Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Real Estate Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Energy Economics.

Prof. Yang is the principal investigator of Hong Kong GRC projects and the National Natural Science Foundation of China’s Young Scientists Fund. She is the Associate Editor of Regional Science and Urban Economics, an Academic Editor for PLOS One, and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Real Estate Literature.

Teaching Areas

Real Estate Development
Real Estate Investment

Research Interests

Urban Economics
Real Estate Finance
Chinese Economy
Environmental Economics

  • Grants
    • “Environmental Pollution and Consumption Behavior in the Digital Era”, Young Scientists Fund awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2023 – 2025
    • “Information Salience and Vehicle Idling Behavior”, Project Impact Enhancement Fund awarded by CUHK, 2023 – 2025
    • “Air Pollution and Online Consumption”, General Research Fund awarded by University Grants Committee of Hong Kong, 2023-2025
    • “Wealth Shock and Online Consumption”, Early Career Scheme awarded by University Grants Committee of Hong Kong, 2020-2022
    • “Competition and Quality: New Evidence from the High-Speed Rails and Airlines”, Project Impact Enhancement Fund awarded by CUHK, 2020-2022
    • “Blessing in Disguise? Environmental Shocks and Performance Enhancement”, Project Impact Enhancement Fund awarded by CUHK, 2019-2021
  • Academic/Professional Services

    Editorial Boards

    • Associate Editor, Regional Science and Urban Economics
    • Academic Editor, PLOS One
    • Editorial Board, Journal of Real Estate Literature

    Peer-reviews

    • Review of Economics and Statistics
    • Journal of Public Economics
    • American Economic Journal: Applied Economics,
    • Management Science
    • Review of Finance
    • Journal of Industrial Economics
    • Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
    • China Economics Review
    • Journal of Urban Economics
    • Real Estate Economics
    • Regional Science and Urban Economics
    • International Real Estate Review
    • Journal of Housing Economics
    • Cities
    • Review of Transportation Research – Part B
    • Transport Policy
    • World Development
    • Journal of Asian Economics
    • Economic Modelling
    • International Journal of Urban Sciences

    Conference Reviewer

    • AsRES/GCREC International Conference, 2023
    • Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, 2019-Present