Yue Chim Richard Wong
Provost, Professor of Economics, Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy, University of Hong Kong
Yue Chim Richard Wong was founding dean of the faculty of business and economics from 2000 to 2007 and provost also from 2004 to 2010 at the University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on the political economy of public policy—property, housing, labor, and population—and regional economic development in China. He was appointed a justice of the peace in 2000. Wong graduated from the University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and PhD, all in economics. He was chairman of the council of the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the university from 2015 to 2019. Wong will be speaking at the Hong Kong event.