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    Dr Ben, Ka Ming CHENG (鄭家明博士)

    PhD (Auburn University)
    MSc (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    MEd (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    PGDE (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    BSc (The University of Alabama)

    Associate Professor
    Department of Economics and Finance
    Office: D723

    Tel : (852) 3963 5451
    Email : kmcheng@hsu.edu.hk


    Dr Cheng joined the Department of Economics and Finance in 2010.  He taught at several universities in the United States, including Auburn University, Auburn University at Montgomery, and Columbus State University, before joining the University.  He teaches courses in Business Economics, Financial Management, International Finance, Money and Banking, and Introduction to Econometrics. His current research focuses on the theoretical and empirical models of trade in tourism, medical tourism, tourism and economic growth, services trade, and unemployment dynamics.  His research appears in peer-reviewed journals such as Current Issues in Tourism, Economic Inquiry, Economic Modelling, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Policy Modeling, and Tourism Economics.  

    Research and Teaching Interests

    • Applied Econometrics, Tourism Economics, International Trade, Economic Growth and Development, Unemployment Dynamics

    Intellectual Contributions (Publications, Conferences, Books, Book Chapters, etc.)

    Research Grants and Awards

    • Principal Investigator, “Doubts on Natural Rate of Unemployment: Evidence from Asian and OECD Countries”, Faculty Development Scheme (HK$404,325), Research Grant Council (RGC), 2019 – 2020 (UGC/FDS14/B06/18)


    D751, 7/F,
    School of Business
    Lee Quo Wei Academic Building, Yuen Campus,
    The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong,
    Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin,
    New Territories

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    Tel : (852) 3963 5551
    Email : sbus@hsu.edu.hk
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