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Conference, Symposium, Forum 2023 HKUST Conference on International Economics [Update on 16 Dec] We are pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the 2023 HKUST Conference on International Economics, which took place on December 7-8, 2023, at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), hosted by the he Globalization and Growth Program of Center for Economic Policy at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
- 2023-12-07 ~ 2023-12-08
- 9:00am - 6:00pm
Conference, Symposium, Forum The 16th China Economics Summer Institute [Update on 25 Aug] We are pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the 16th China Economics Summer Institute (CESI), which took place on August 23-24, 2023, at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), hosted by the HKUST Center for Economic Policy and HKUST Department of Economics. The objective of CESI is to create a network and community of top level scholars working on Chinese economic development.
- 2023-08-23 ~ 2023-08-24
- 12:00am - 12:00am
Former Student Research Intern Hiu Wang Ng Current Student Research Intern Ng Hiu Wang is an undergraduate student majoring in Global Business. He is currently assisting Professor. Yang Lu to assess the information role of Sovereign debt and study the RMB exchange rate. His work primarily focuses on data analysis and literature review. Before joining CEP as a student research intern, he had worked in finance and alternative investments.
Former Student Research Intern Yunshu Jiang Current Student Research Intern Yunshu Jiang is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Economics and Finance. She is currently assisting Professor. Yang Lu to study sovereign debts and RMB exchange rate. Before joining CEP as a student research intern, she has served as a research assistant in Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program on the local impacts of BRI project.
Working Paper Series Wealth Inequality and Endogenous Growth Advanced economies have been experiencing productivity slowdowns, rising inequality, and low consumption-to-wealth ratios in recent decades. Using an analytically tractable endogenous growth model with heterogeneous households, the author emphasizes a channel that connects inequality with productivity growth through aggregate consumption demand and the returns to R&D. By Byoungchan Lee