Kitney, Paul

B.Econ (U.Syd); M.Econ (U.Syd - Honours Class I); PhD (Australian National University)

Professor of Practice in Finance and Economics


Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics

Room 907, 9/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7813


Prof. Paul Kitney has over 30 years’ experience in Asia-Pacific central banking, investment banking and as a hedge fund manager. He worked at firms such as Morgan Stanley, Blackrock and recently at Daiwa Capital Markets as Chief Equity Strategist (APAC). Prof. Kitney has been a regular guest on CNBC and Bloomberg TV as an expert on global monetary policy, Asian economies and markets. His academic research focus is monetary economics and financial frictions, publishing peer-reviewed articles in this field.

Prof. Kitney teaches economics courses (micro and macro), bringing real-life events and cases together with economic theory – covering economic events and policy developments affecting China, Asia-Pacific and the global economy. He also teaches finance courses on money, central banking and finance; and investment courses focusing on derivative/hedge fund strategies and macro investing. In 2018, Business Because magazine named Prof. Kitney in a list of emerging professors around the world who should be on MBA candidates’ radar.

Teaching Areas

Monetary Economics
International Finance
Macro Investment Strategy

Research Interests

Monetary Economics
Financial Friction Macroeconomics
Adaptive Learning