Dr. Cheng CHEN received his B.A. from Nanjing University in 2005, M.A. in Economics from Hitotsubashi University in 2008, and M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 2011 and 2014. He joined The University of Hong Kong in 2014.
Cheng's research areas include international economics, organizational economics, and macroeconomics. His doctoral thesis ("Essays on Firm Organization and International Trade", 2014) investigates the impact of improvements in management quality on aggregate economic outcomes, such as the size distribution of firms, aggregate productivity, and welfare.