The Research Center for International Economics of the City University of Hong Kong (RCIE of CityU) was formed initially as a joint Research Center with the Research Center for International Economics of the University of Washington, USA. The Center is now independently operated.
The Executive Committee of the RCIE of CityU formulates, implements and oversees the Center's activities. It comprises:
Director: Prof. Yin-Wong Cheung
Members: Dr. Junbo Wang (working paper series), Dr. Vikas Kakkar (conferences and workshops), Dr. Michael Wong (executive development and enhancement), Dr. To-Ming Ho and Dr. KC Lim (knowledge transfer and student learning)
The Center's overall mission is to promote research excellence and scholarly activity in the broad arena of International Economics, with special emphasis on HK, China, and other Asia-Pacific economies. The Center fosters the creation and dissemination of new knowledge in International Economics at a global level, and supports the annual APJAE Symposium on international trade-related theme.
The Center has become a leading research center in the Asia-Pacific region with a global reputation for research excellence with top-ranked research output in international economics in Asia (Review of International Economics, 2008). It promotes collaborative research work in International Economics between the College of Business at the City University of Hong Kong, and other academic and professional institutions.
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