Professor Terence T.L. CHONG

Executive Director, Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance and
Associate Professor of Economics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Terence Chong, MH, is Associate Head of New Asia College, Executive Director of Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance, and Co-Director of Global Economics and Finance Program and Associate Professor of Economics , The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He served as Siyuan Chair Professor of Nanjing University in China from 2013 to 2016. Professor Chong received his Bachelor degree in Economics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1991, and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rochester in 1995. His main research area is financial econometrics. He has published over 1,000 articles in international journals and newspapers covering a wide spectrum of topics in Econometrics, Finance, Mathematics, Psychology, Education and the Chinese Economy. Professor Chong ranks top 37th worldwide in theoretical econometrics, top 1% in terms of number of distinct works and number of journal pages, and top 5% economists worldwide (RePEc). His papers are published in reputable international journals, including Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Econometric Review, Econometrics Journal, Journal of Time Series Analysis, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Management, Journal of Futures Markets, Quantitative Finance, Financial Review, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Behavioral Finance, Southern Economic Journal, Economics Letters, Journal of Economic Psychology, Review of Income and Wealth, Small Business Economics, and China Economic Review

Professor Chong is dedicated to community service. He provides training to senior government officials of China and Hong Kong. He was also a project consultant to World Bank and an advisor to the World Green Organisation of the United Nations, a Part-time member of the Central Policy Unit and a member of Standard Working Hours Committee, Transport Advisory Committee, Land and Development Advisory Committee, Standing Committee on Disciplined Services Salaries and Conditions of Service, Vetting Committee of the SME Development Fund and the Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales of the HKSAR Government and a member of the Board of Governors of International College Hong Kong (Hong Lok Yuen). He is currently a panel member of the Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board of the HKSAR Government. He is also a member of the Economic Policy Committee of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and Hong Kong Jockey Club, the associate editor of Singapore Economic Review and Economics Bulletin, and the director of the Financial Markets Program, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies. Professor Chong was awarded the Medal of Honour by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region in 2022 in recognition of his dedicated and valuable contributions to the development of trade and industry in Hong Kong. Professor Chong also shares his views on the global economy and self-development in his YouTube Channel: “Prof Terence Chong, The Economist”.

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