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.