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

 

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

Xia, Xiaoyu

Biography

Prof. Xiaoyu Xia is an Assistant Professor in Department of Decision Science and Managerial Economics in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. Before joining CUHK, she received her PhD in Economics from University of California, Berkeley and her BA from Peking University in China. Her research interests span the fields of labour economics and behavioural economics. Her current projects are on education policy in China, taxi market in Singapore and other labour market and family decisions.

Teaching Areas

Business Analytics
Applied Economics

Research Interests

Labour Economics
Behavioural Economics
Chinese Economy

Yuen, Andrew Chi-lok

Biography

Dr. Andrew Yuen graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) obtained with BBA and MPhil degrees. Later, he obtained his PhD Degree of Transport Economics from Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Canada. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer of Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, CUHK. His main research interests include aviation and maritime economics, industrial organisation and applied econometrics. He published academic papers in various international peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Transport Economics Policy, Journal of Air Transport Management, Transport Research Parts A and D, Maritime Policy and Management and Pacific Economic Review. Dr. Yuen was appointed as Assistant Dean of CUHK Business School, and Co-director of Integrated BBA Programme, between 2012 and 2014. Since 2014, he has served as the Associate Dean (General Education), SHHO College, and the Associate Director of Aviation Policy Research Centre of CUHK.

Research Interest

Aviation and Maritime Economics
Industrial Organisation
Applied Econometrics

  • Grants
    • “Maintaining Hong Kong Aviation-hub position” and “Under the ASEAN-China Air Transport Agreement”, Public Policy Research Grant with HK$481,491, 2017-2018
    • “Demand and Network Forecasting, Airport Productivity and Carbon Emission Control in the Aviation Industry”, Competitive Earmarked Research Grant awarded by Hong Kong Research Grant Council with HK$465,000, 2009-2012
  • Awards & Honours
    • Faculty Teaching Merit Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015-16
    • Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015
    • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014-15
    • Faculty Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009-2014
    • Top-up Fund, Research Incentive Scheme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009
    • Dean Earle D MacPhee Memorial Fellowship, 2007-2008
    • University Graduate Fellowship, UBC, 2005-2007
    • Shelby L. Brumelle Memorial Graduate Scholarship, 2007
    • CN Railway Fellowship in Transportation Studies, 2004

Zhang, Michael Xiaoquan

Biography

Prof. Michael Zhang is a Professor of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He holds a PhD in Management from MIT Sloan School of Management, an MSc in Management, a BE in Computer Science and a BA in English from Tsinghua University. Before joining the academia, he worked as an analyst for an investment bank, and as an international marketing manager for a high-tech company. He holds a US patent, and cofounded several companies in Social Networking, FinTech, and LegalTech.

Prof. Zhang’s research interests are on issues related to creation, dissemination and processing of information in business and management contexts. His works study pricing of information goods, online advertising, innovation and incentives, and the use of artificial intelligence in financial markets. His research has appeared in American Economic Review, Management Science, Journal of Marketing, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of MIS, Decision Support Systems, and Journal of Interactive Marketing. He has also been actively involved in professional services, including serving as a Senior Editor for Information Systems Research, an Associate Editor for Management Science, a Guest Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly.

Prof. Zhang offered advice to the following organisations: Hong Kong Cyberport, Jingdong Finance, Alibaba Group’s Lakeside (Hu Pan) University, Huawei, China Mobile, China Merchants Securities, Douban.com, and Radica Systems. He serves as an independent director for NASDAQ-listed e-commerce company Secoo (symbol: SECO)

Teaching Areas

PhD seminar in Economics of IS Research
Entrepreneurial Financing
FinTech
Strategic Value of Information Technology

Research Interests

Business Analytics
Digital Finance
Online advertising
Economics of Artificial Intelligence