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    Dr Wai Choi LEE

    PhD (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
    MSc (Finance) (CUHK)
    MEcon (HKU)
    PGDE (CUHK)
    BBA (Applied Economics) (HKBU)
    BRS (Pontifical Urbaniana University)

    BBA-ECON Associate Programme Director
    Senior Lecturer
    Department of Economics and Finance
    Office: D732

    Tel : (852) 3963 5419
    Email : wclee@hsu.edu.hk

    Biography

    Dr LEE is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics and Finance in the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. He received his B.B.A. in Applied Economics from Hong Kong Baptist University, M. Econ. from the University of Hong Kong, M.Sc. in Finance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Ph.D. in Finance from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He teaches various economics and finance courses, namely, Business Economics, Hong Kong Economy, Financial Management, Principles of Investment, Corporate Finance and Financial Institution Management, at the undergraduate level. His general research interests are to discover the principles behind puzzling economic and financial phenomena. He has published a few peer-reviewed articles in Asian Economic Papers, Financial Innovation, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Singapore Economic Review, and one book on DSE Economics. Besides, he is a certified financial risk manager (FRM). Research and Teaching Interests
    •  Teaching interests: Business Economics, Hong Kong Economy, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Investment, and Financial Institution Management
    • Research interests: Hong Kong Economy and Chinese Economy Intellectual Contributions (Publications, Conferences, Books, Book Chapters, etc.)

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

    • Refereed Publications
      • Lee, W.C., J. Shen, T.S. Cheong, & M. Wojewodzki. 2021. “Detecting Conflicts of Interest in Credit Rating Changes: A Distribution Dynamics Approach”. Financial Innovation, 7(1). (https://doi.org/10.1186/s40854-021-00263-z)
      • Fu, J., X. Yu, C.K. Koo, & W.C. Lee. 2020. “The Adverse Effects of Economic Policy Uncertainty on Indemnificatory Housing Market in China”. Singapore Economic Review. (https://doi.org/10.1142/S0217590820460017)
      • Lee, W.C., T.S. Cheong, Y. Wu, & J. Wu. 2019. “The Impacts of Financial Development, Urbanization, and Globalization on Income Inequality: A Regression-based Decomposition Approach”. Asian Economic Papers, 18:2, pp.126-141. (https://doi.org/10.1162/asep_a_00703)
      • Zhuang, D., W.C. Lee, T.S. Cheong, H. Wu, & B. Peng. 2019. “Revisiting Income Inequality in Rural China: A Decomposition by Regression Approach”. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 24:2, 452-467 (https://doi.org/10.1080/13547860.2019.1622294)
      Non-Refereed Publications
      • Lee, W.C. 2013. Essentials of DSE Economics 1: Microeconomics. Hong Kong: Hung Fung Book Co. Paper Presentations
      • Lee, W.C. 2020. “Detecting Conflicts of Interest in Credit Rating Changes: A Distribution Dynamics Approach”. 2020 AIBSEAR Hong Kong Conference, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
      • Lee, W.C. 2020. “Detecting Conflicts of Interest in Credit Rating Changes: A Distribution Dynamics Approach”. Recent Advances in International Trade, Finance, Business and Regional Cooperation 2020, Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong.
      • Lee, W.C. 2019. “A Comparative Study on Credit-Rating Adjustment Produced by Investor-Paid Agency and Issuer-Paid Agency: An Innovative Approach of Distribution Dynamics”. 2019 International Conference on Industry, Business and Social Sciences, Osaka, Japan.
      • Lee, W.C. 2017. “The Impact of Financial Development on Income Inequity in Rural China: A Decomposition by Regression Analysis”. The 29th Annual Conference of Chinese Economics Society Australia (CESA), The University of Western Australia, Australia.
      • Lee, W.C. 2016. “Cyclical Nature of Initial Public Offering Activity in Hong Kong”. The 28th Annual Conference of Chinese Economics Society Australia (CESA), James Cook University, Australia.
      Research Grants and Awards
      • School Research Award in 2019/2020 at The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong Business and Professional Engagement/Membership
      • FRM, Certified Member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals

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

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