Chow, Ying-foon

BSc, MA, PhD (Toronto)

Associate Professor
Director, Quantitative Finance Programme
Co-director, Interdisciplinary Major Programme in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Science
Co-director, Interdisciplinary Major Programme in Global Economics and Finance

Contact

Department of Finance

Room 1215, 12/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7638

yfchow@cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

Prof. Ying-foon Chow is currently an Associate Professor of Finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Adjunct Professor of the Southwest Jiaotong University. Prof. Chow obtained his honours BSc, MA, and PhD from the University of Toronto. His areas of research include capital markets, derivatives markets, and financial institutions. He has published numerous articles in reputable internationally refereed journals, including Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Quantitative and Financial Analysis and Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. Prof. Chow also has years of experience in teaching and training professionals of financial industry.

Research Interest

Investments
Financial Markets
Financial Econometrics

  • Grants
    • Consultant Work for the Wealth Management Platform (WMP) of CITIC Ka Wah Bank Limited, CITIC Ka Wah Bank Limited, 2005
    • “Understanding the Variation of Housing Prices before and after the Asian Crisis (金融風暴前後的房地產價格差異研究)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2003-2005
    • “Efficient Estimation of Equity Risks (CAPM Beta) with Sorting on Multiple Instruments (多工具排序和股票風險的有效估計)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2003-2006
    • “The Impact of Internet on Competition – The Cases of Air Tickets and Stock Trading (互聯網對競爭的影響︰機票與股票)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2002-2005
    • “On the Development of a Wealth Management Platform”, awarded by CITIC Ka Wah Bank Limited, 2002
    • “Value Creation and Corporate Governance (價值創造與公司營治)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2001-2004
    • “A Study on Share Repurchases in Hong Kong (香港股票回購研究)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2000-2002
    • “Weak Moments in the Efficient Methods of Moments (有效矩分析方法的微矩問題)”, Earmarked Grants awarded by Research Grants Council, 2000-2002