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Dr. KWAN Yum Keung Fred

關蔭強博士

Associate Professor

Address
9-254, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
Phone
+852 34427578
Fax
+852 34420284

Research Areas

Econometrics
Macroeconomics
Hong Kong and Chinese Economy
International Finance

Qualifications

PhD - Economics (University of Minnesota)
BSSc - Economics (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Biography

Dr. Yum Keung Kwan joined the department as an Associate Professor in July 1998 after teaching at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the University of Chicago. Dr. Kwan received his PhD in economics from the University of Minnesota. He has published in the Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Pacific Economic Review, covering a variety of topics in macroeconomics, econometrics, and Hong Kong and Chinese economy.

Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews

Wang, Bin; Kwan, Yum K. / Constructing the job-finding rate and separation rate of Hong Kong labour market. June 2020; In: Pacific Economic Review.

Hynes, Kate; Kwan, Yum K.; Foley, Anthony / Local linkages: The interdependence of foreign and domestic firms in Ireland. February 2020; In: Economic Modelling. Vol. 85, pp. 139-153

Fan, Hongzhong; He, Shi; Kwan, Yum K. / FDI Backward Spillovers in China: What a Meta-Analysis Tells Us?. 2020; In: Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 86-105

Fan, Hongzhong; He, Shi; Kwan, Yum K. / Foreign direct investment and productivity spillovers: is China different?. November 2019; In: Applied Economics Letters. Vol. 26, No. 20, pp. 1675–1682

He, Shi; Kwan, Yum K.; Fan, Hongzhong / In search of FDI horizontal spillovers in China: evidence from meta-analysis. May 2019; In: Quality and Quantity. Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 1505–1527

Lin, Mi; Kwan, Yum K. / FDI Spatial Spillovers in China. August 2017; In: The World Economy. Vol. 40, No. 8, pp. 1514-1530

Lin, Mi; Kwan, Yum K. / FDI Technology Spillovers, Geography, and Spatial Diffusion. May 2016; In: International Review of Economics & Finance. Vol. 43, pp. 257-274

Kwan, Yum K.; Leung, Charles Ka Yui; Dong, Jinyue / Comparing consumption-based asset pricing models: The case of an Asian city. June 2015; In: Journal of Housing Economics. Vol. 28, pp. 18-41

Kwan, Yum K.; Dong, Jinyue / Stock price dynamics of China: What do the asset markets tell us about the Chinese utility function?. May 2014; In: Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. Vol. 50, No. Supplement 3, pp. 77-108

Lin, Mi; Kwan, Yum K. / Sectoral location of FDI in China. July 2011; In: World Economy. Vol. 34, No. 7, pp. 1181-1198

Kwan, Yum K.; Qiu, Larry D / The ASEAN+3 trading bloc. March 2010; In: Journal of Economic Integration. Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 1-31

Kwan, Yum K.; Lai, Edwin L.-C. / Intellectual property rights protection and endogenous economic growth. March 2003; In: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 853-873

Cheng, Leonard K.; Kwan, Yum K. / What are the determinants of the location of foreign direct investment? The Chinese experience. August 2000; In: Journal of International Economics. Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 379-400

Kwan, Yum K. / Asymptotic Bayesian analysis based on a limited information estimator. November 1998; In: Journal of Econometrics. Vol. 88, No. 1, pp. 99-121

Chow, Gregory C.; Kwan, Yum K. / How the basic RBC model fails to explain US time series. February 1998; In: Journal of Monetary Economics. Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 301-318

Kwan, Yum K.; Chow, Gregory C. / Chow's method of optimal control: A numerical solution. May 1997; In: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. Vol. 21, No. 4-5, pp. 739-752

Chow, Gregory C.; Kwan, Yum K. / Rational expectations is not generally valid for econometric models: Evidence from stock market data. 1997; In: Pacific Economic Review. Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 149-163

Kwan, Yum K.; Chow, Gregory C. / Estimating economic effects of political movements in China. October 1996; In: Journal of Comparative Economics. Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 192-208

Chow, Gregory C.; Kwan, Yum K. / Economic effects of political movements in China: Lower bound estimates. 1996; In: Pacific Economic Review. Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 13-26

Conference Papers

Hynes, Kate; Kwan, Yum K.; Foley, Anthony / Local linkages: The interdependence of foreign and domestic firms. November 2017; 1st International Conference on Risk in Economics and Society (RESSU 2017), 17/11/2017 - 18/11/2017, Hikone, Japan.


Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works

KWAN, Yum Keung / The direct substitution between government and private consumption in East Asia. October 2007; Fiscal policy and management in East Asia. pp. 45-58

KWAN, Yum Keung / Comment on 'Measuring the Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Korea: Seok-Kyun Hur'. 2007; Fiscal policy and management in East Asia. pp. 97-98

Lui, Francis T.; Cheng, Leonard K.; Kwan, Yum K. / Currency board, Asian financial crisis, and the case for put options. 2003; Exchange Rate Regimes and Macroeconomic Stability. pp. 185-214

Kwan, Yum K.; Lui, Francis T.; Cheng, Leonard K. / Credibility of Hong Kong's Currency Board: The Role of Institutional Arrangements. January 2001; Regional and Global Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Causes and Consequences. pp. 233-259

Kwan, Yum K.; Lui, Francis T. / Deregulation, profit, and cost in commercial banking: The case of Hong Kong. January 2000; Deregulation and Interdependence in the Asia-Pacific Region. pp. 305-325

Cheng, Leonard K.; Kwan, Yum K. / The location of foreign direct investment in Chinese regions: Further analysis of labor quality. 2000; The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in East Asian Economic Development. pp. 213-238

Kwan, Yum K.; Lui, Francis T. / Hong Kong's currency board and changing monetary regimes. January 1999; Changes in Exchange Rates in Rapidly Developing Countries: Theory, Practice, and Policy Issues. pp. 403-435

Cheng, Leonard K.; Kwan, Yum K. / Foreign capital stock and its determinants. 1999; Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in China. pp. 42-56

Scholarly Books, Monographs, Reports and Case Studies

KWAN, YUM K.; YU, EDEN S.H. / Critical Issues in China's Growth and Development. 2005;

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