Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Candidate in Economics (HKPFS), Hong Kong Baptist University
  • MPhil in Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong
  • Master of Science in Applied Economics, City University of Hong Kong
  • BA in Economics and Finance, Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Research Interests

  • Big Data
  • Machine Learning
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • E-commerce

Courses Taught

  • Basic Microeconomics
  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Basic Macroeconomics

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  • “Forecasting number of corner kicks taken in association football using compound Poisson distribution,” (with Stan Yip, Y. H Zou, & K. F. Cedric Yiu), Journal of the Operational Research Society, 2024, Feb, 1-11. (Link)
    • Journal Metrics:
      • Field: Operations Research and Management Science
      • ABDC Ranking: A
      • H-Index: 120
      • Chartered ABS: 3
      • Scopus: 5.5
      • Impact factor 2022: 3.6
  • “Hong Kong’s New Keynesian Phillips Curve: Sticky information or sticky price?” with Dr. Y.K. KWAN (2022). Pacific Economic Review, 27(1), 42-55. (Link)
    • Journal Metrics:
      • Field: Economics
      • ABDC Ranking: B
      • H-Index: 35
      • Chartered ABS: 2
      • Scopus: 1.7
      • Impact factor 2022: 1.7
  • “Rostow’s Stages of Growth Model, ‘Urban Bias’ and Sustainable Development in India,” with Dr. Y. M. LI (2013). Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business Research, 2(5), 170-180.

Book Chapter

  • “Does Tourism Genuinely Help Reduce Poverty? A Panel Cointegration Analysis of Developing Countries in Latin America,” edited by C. TALESCO, C., S. K. NG, & D. IP (2016). Development: What Now? Past, Present and Future Challenges in International Development: The 4th International Postgraduate Conference (pp. 66-95). Hong Kong, China. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Link)

Research Grants and Funding Projects

  • Constructing Daily Hong Kong Online Consumer Price Index and Price Dynamics: The Role of E-commerce in the Post-pandemic Era”, with Dr. Monique Shui-Ki WAN
    • Co- Investigator
    • Public Policy Research Funding Scheme (PPRFS) 2022-23(HKSAR Gov; Project #2022.A2.053.22B)
    • HK$ 560,050

Selected Academic Awards and Prizes

  • Dr. Wu Yee Sun Memorial Scholarship Fund 03/2023
  • The 4th Prize of Madam Kwok Chung Bo Fun Ph.D. Student Research Excellence Awards 2022 11/2022
  • The Scholarship for Outstanding Performance (HKPFS) 2022/23 08/2022
  • The Scholarship for Outstanding Performance (HKPFS) 2021/22 08/2021
  • Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship 2020/21 (1 of the 3 awardees)
  • The Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) Award (one of the 250 globally recruited awardees) 10/2019

Professional Qualification

  • Higher Certificate in Statistics (The Royal Statistical Society and Hong Kong Statistical Society)