Yang, Yang (Zoe)(楊揚)

BComm, MSc (UBC); PhD (NUS)

Assistant Professor


School of Hotel and Tourism Management

Room 726, 7/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 4033



Prof. Zoe Yang is currently an Assistant Professor of Real Estate at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her primary area of research is urban economics with applications to real estate, transportation, and environment. She received her PhD in real estate from the National University of Singapore in 2018. She obtained her MSc in Urban Land Economics in 2014 and a BComm in Finance and Real Estate in 2012 from the University of British Columbia. Her papers have been presented in several leading international conferences, and published in academic journals such as Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Real Estate Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, and Energy Economics.

Teaching Areas

Real Estate Development
Real Estate Investment

Research Interests

Urban Economics
Real Estate Finance
Chinese Economy
Environmental Economics

  • Grants
    • “Wealth Shock and Online Consumption”, Early Career Scheme awarded by University Grants Committee, 2020-2022
    • “Blessing in Disguise? Environmental Shocks and Performance Enhancement”, Project Impact Enhancement Fund awarded by CUHK Business School, 2019-2020
  • Academic/Professional Services

    Journal Referee

    • Management Science
    • Journal of Urban Economics
    • Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
    • Real Estate Economics
    • Regional Science and Urban Economics
    • China Economics Review
    • Journal of Housing Economics
    • Bulletin of Economic Research
    • Journal of Chinese Political Science