Invite presenters to submit full paper to be published in the conference proceeding

Invite presenters to submit full paper to be published in the conference proceeding. Papers should be submitted in Microsoft Word format. Before submitting your paper please ensure that you have read the attached Paper Guidelines and formatted your paper correctly.

Please email your full paper to or on or before 30 Sep, 2019

Conference Proceedings Submission Guidelines

Please format your Conference Proceedings paper according to the following guidelines and style checklist.

Title page information to include:

Title of the paper, Author names and affiliations: Provide authors’ affiliation details (where the work was done) including full institution name and country.

Abstract: A concise and factual abstract not exceeding 300 words is required.

Keywords: Immediately following the abstract provide a minimum of three keywords.

Article Structure

Title: Ensure that your title accurately reflects the contents of your paper and is free of errors.

Introduction: Present the purposes of the study and provide background for your work.

Conclusions: The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a Conclusions section, which may include the main findings, the implications and limitations.

Acknowledgements: Collate any acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references and do not, therefore, include them on the title page, as a footnote to the title or otherwise. List here those individuals who provided help during the research.

Footnotes  should be used sparingly. Number them consecutively throughout the article, using superscript Arabic numbers.

References: Within the text: citations in the text should follow the referencing style used by the American Psychological Association (APA). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition, ISBN 978-1-4338-0561-5.

List at end of paper References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. Please single space, and indent after the first line of each. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list.

 Font 12-point Times New Roman font/,新細明體字体

All paragraphs and body text justified and single spaced.

One line should separate paragraphs or sections. Do not indent paragraphs. 

Set page size to A4/ 全文用A4 大小

Margins: Microsoft Word ‘Normal’ (2.54 cm).

Manuscripts not to exceed 5,000 words/字数5000 each (excluding tables, figures and references). 

Main headings (e.g. 1.), subheadings (e.g. 1.1) and sub-subheadings (e.g. 1.1.1), normally no more than three levels of headings should be included. 

All figures and images must be inserted in a JPEG image format, within the page margins. Centre images. Do not insert loose objects such as arrows, lines or text boxes. Number and caption below the figure (Figure 1: Caption), centre aligned. 

Tables should be created within the Microsoft Word document, should fit onto one A4 page and should be numbered and captioned below the table, centre aligned.  

Bold any section/paragraph headers and left align. 

Do not use any page headers, footers or page numbers/无页码; (footnotes are acceptable).

Use only portrait layout. Do not include any pages in landscape layout.

Conference Programme

Date: 18 July, 2019

  9:30 am   Registration (RLB303)
10:00 am Opening (RLB303)
10:15 am- 11:00 am Keynote

Are the Combinations of Health Care Sector and T-Bill One of the Best Choices for investment?

Professor Wing Keung WONG

11:00 am Coffee Break
11:15 am – 12:30 pm Session 1 (RLB303)

Technical efficiency of the Chinese Health Care Sector: The Choice between Market-orientation and Government-orientation

Xinju HE, Sung Ko LI, and Valentin ZELENYUK

The Spillover Effect of Surgeons on Expanding the Use of Kidney-Exchange Networks

Bobby W. Chung and Ghanbariamin Roksana

What Do We Know About Housing Supply? The Case of Hong Kong

Edward TANG, Charles LEUNG and Joe NG

Chair: TANG Edward

12:30 pm LUNCH (Play Cafe)
Academic Building, 5/F
2:00 pm – 3:45 pm Session 2A (RLB303)

External Shocks or Internal Causes? The Property Markets of Two Asian Financial Centers

Joe, NG Charles LEUNG and Jun YU

Are Institutions the Cause or the Outcome of Economic Growth? Evidence in Developing and Developed Countries

Chun Kei TSANG and Sung-Ko LI

Greater Bay Area: Price Convergence of Product

Kai Yin WOO, Shu Kam LEE and Jacky WONG

One belt One Road: Nonlinear PPP

Kai Yin WOO, Shu Kam LEE, and Paul SHUM

Chair: Chun Kei TSANG

2:00 pm – 3:45 pm Session 2B (RLB302)

The Effect of Minimum Wage on Youth Employment


Analyzing the Relationship between Sources of Financing and Economic Growth in China

Suet Ching CHAK

Happiness and Overweight: Panel Data Analysis on the Differences between Male and Female

Wan Ling CHU and Wai Kee Thomas YUEN

Wine and Happiness: Panel Data Analysis

Wai Kee Thomas YUEN

Chair: Suet Ching CHAK

3:45 am Coffee Break
4:00pm – 5:45pm Session 3A (RLB303)

Inflation Dynamics: A Comparative Study of Mainland China and Hong Kong

Tsz Hin, Ronald HUNG and Yum K. KWAN

Is Sophia The Robot A Legal Person?

Chau Sheung, Rosa PANG

An Empirical Study on Child Mortality Rate – Application of Regression Analysis

Ngai Sang, Kenrick YEUNG, Yu Hong WONG, Tat Yu Owen LEUNG and Yik Man LAI

Economic and Political Inequality in Southeast Asia: 1998-2017

Ka Lok, Daniel CHAN

Chair: Ngai Sang, Kenrick YEUNG

4:00pm – 5:45pm Session 3B (RLB302)





Global Warming, Climate Change and World Environmental Degradation

Edward TANG

The Rank Tests for Nonlinear Cointegration: Examining the Price convergence of household products in Canada

Kai Yin, WOO, Shu Kam LEE and Alan CHAN

The Rank Tests for Nonlinear Cointegration: Examining the price competition between the two supermarket giants in Hong Kong

Kai Yin WOO, Shu Kam LEE and Fuk-kin Joe WONG

Chair: 楊偉文

Presentation Guidelines

All rooms are equipped with a computer, running Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Please bring your PowerPoint presentation on a USB memory stick. Please make sure to load the presentation to the computer in the relevant session room well in advance of your presentation. If you would like to bring your own notebook, it can be connected via HDMI to our system.

Chairs and presenters are asked to be in the room 5 minutes before the scheduled start time so you can load the presentation PowerPoint to the computer. Oral presentations should typically be no more than 20 minutes. This will leave roughly 15-20 minutes for questions at the end of each session.