College
College of Business
Department Abbreviation
EF
Department Code
EF
Department Description (Long)
Department of Economics and Finance
Description

Economics research expertise of the Department includes: (1) International Economics: Trade policy; Intellectual property protection; FDI and  global sourcing; International migration; International financial crises; Exchange rate economics; Purchasing power parity; Capital mobility; Globalization; (2) Microeconomics: Game theory; Industrial organization; Energy and environmental economics; Contract theory; Political economy; and (3) Macroeconomics: Business cycles; Endogenous growth; Structural change; Fiscal and monetary policy; Real estate and urban economics.

 

Finance research expertise includes: (1) Corporate Finance: Capital structure; Payout policy; Capital raising; Real investment; Firm-bank relationship; Mergers and acquisitions; Restructuring; Hedging; Corporate governance and control; (2) Asset Pricing: Equilibrium asset pricing; Equity return-risk relationship; Term structure of interest rates; Derivatives pricing; Financial engineering;  and (3) Investments and Capital Markets: Financial investments; Market microstructure; Anomalies; International financial management; Financial services and intermediation; Fund management; Credit risk management.

Research Degree Coordinator

Research Degree Coordinator

For enquiries related to the Economics area – Dr. TAM Xuansong
3442-2163 / 3442-9583
3442-0289
xuanstam@cityu.edu.hk

For enquiries related to the Finance area – Dr. LEE Wei Ming
3442-7280 / 3442-9583
3442-0289
weimlee@cityu.edu.hk