General Information
The MPhil/PhD programme in Economics provides students:
  • with a thorough understanding of advanced economic and financial theories;
  • with the skills to apply advanced economic and financial theories to interpret the real world phenomena;
  • with the abilities to analyse economic environment and policy choices effectively.
More importantly, we expect our MPhil/PhD graduates to have a high standard of academic integrity and professional honesty. 
The career path of MPhil and PhD graduates in Economics at Shue Yan University is multi-faceted. They can embark their careers in economic research, policy analysis, strategic management and teaching in
  • university and academic institutes;
  • banking, financial institutions and business enterprises;
  • government departments and policy units;
  • international consultancy firms;
  • NGOs;
  • Think-tanks. 
In particular, “Belt and Road Initiatives” and “Greater Bay Area” integrating Hong Kong, Southern China and the rest of the world provide excellent employment opportunity for Shue Yan’s MPhil/PhD graduates with development planning and analytical skills. 


  • a good Bachelor’s degree or a taught Master’s degree in Economics or relevant field;
  • a taught Master’s or MPhil degree in Economics or relevant fields with distinction, and be able to provide good recommendations from the awarding university 
Teachers List and Research Fields
Prof. YEUNG Wing Kay David 
  • Game Theory and Decision Sciences
  • Economic Optimization and Mathematics
  • Dynamic Consumer Theory
  • Resources and Environmental Economics
  • Microeconomic Analytics
  • Subgame Consistent Cooperation 
Dr. LEE Shu Kam
  • Economic Modeling
  • Business, Economic, Social and Public Policy Issues 
Dr. LI Yi Man Rita 
  • Real Estate Economics and Finance
  • Sustainable Development 
Dr. WOO Kai Yin 
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Nonlinear Time Series Analysis 
Dr. YUEN Wai Kee, Thomas
  •  Happiness Economics 
Dr. TANG Chi Ho, Edward
  • Real Estate Economics and Finance 
Contact Us


Head of Department: Prof. YEUNG Wing Kay David
Programme Specific Enquiry:
Tel: (852) 2806 7307
Fax: (852) 2806 8044
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