Dr. Cheng CHEN

Assistant Professor

School of Economics and Finance

The University of Hong Kong

Office:

KK 901

Tel.:

(852) 3917 8129

Fax.:

(852) 2548 1152

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Cheng Chen joined The University of Hong Kong in Aug, 2014. His research areas include international economics and organizational economics. His job market paper (AEJ: Micro) investigates the impact of improvements in management quality on aggregate economic outcomes such as the size distribution of firms, aggregate productivity, and the welfare gains from trade. Dr. Chen obtained his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2014 and his master degree from Hitotsubashi University in 2008.

 

[ Curriculum Vitae ]

 

 

 

 

Publication and Forthcoming Papers:

§  Information, Incentives and Multinational Firms  Journal of International Economics 85: 147-158, 2011.

 

§  Management Quality and Firm Organization in Industry Equilibrium Online Appendix American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (Accepted)

previously circulated as Management Quality, Firm Organization and International Trade and Management Quality and Firm Organization in the Global Economy”.

 

 

Working Papers:

 

§  Import Competition, Agency Problem and Aggregate Productivity: Theory and Evidence (Under Revision)

(R&R at Journal of International Economics)  

 

§  Import Competition, Heterogeneous Preferences of Managers and Productivity Online Appendix (Under Revision) (with Claudia Steinwender)

 

§  The Comparative Statics of Optimal Hierarchies (with Wing Suen)

 

§  Outward FDI and Domestic Input Distortions: Evidence from Chinese Firms (with Wei Tian and Miaojie Yu)

§  Middle Income Trap, Branching Deregulation, and Political Influence (Under Revision)  (with Liang Dai)

 

 

Working in Progress:

 

§  Subjective Uncertainty, Sentiment, and Investment: Evidence from the China-Japan Island Dispute (with Tatsuro Senga, Chang Sun and Hongyong Zhang)

 

§  Learning from Exporting and Dynamics of Multinational Firms (with Tatsuro Senga, Chang Sun and Hongyong Zhang)

 

Dissertation:

§  Dissertation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2017:

§  Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON2102C,D/2220C,D)

 [ Lecture One ]

 [ Lecture Two ]

 [ Lecture Three ]

 [ Lecture Four ]

 [ Lecture Five ]

 [ Lecture Six ]

 [ Lecture Seven ]

 [ Lecture Eight ]

 [ Lecture Nine ]

 [ Lecture Ten ]

 [ Lecture Eleven ]

 

 

 

§  Economics of Organization and Strategy (ECON6006)

[ Reference List ]

[ Lecture Zero ]

[ Lecture One ] [ US MOPS ]

[ Lecture Two ]

[ Lecture Three ] [ Exercise One ] [ Solution to Exercise One ]

[ Lecture Four ] [ Exercise Two ] [ Exercise Three ] [ Solution to Exercise Two ] [ Solution to Exercise Three ]

[ Lecture Five ] [ Cheng Chen’s Paper on Monitoring Hierarchy (Slides) ]

 

[ Practice Problem for Mid-term Exam with Solution ]

[ Mid-term Exam with Solution] 

 

 

[ Lecture Six ] [ Cheng Chen’s Paper on Family Firms (Slides) ]

[ Lecture Seven ]  [ Empirical Paper (Slides) ]

[ Lecture Eight] 

[ Lecture Nine] 

[ Prof. Newman’s Lecture on OIO] 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Update: 2015-01-09