Global Economic Affairs Talk Series: “Post-COVID Outlook for Hong Kong and Global Economy”

COVID-19 is still plaguing the world and push Hong Kong Economy into pressure.

Although the current pandemic situation remains unstable, how could Hong Kong and global economies confront the difficulties and forge ahead? The BBA Alumni Association is delighted to have Prof Terence Chong, who is associate professor of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, to be our guest speaker to share his insights into the prospects for the Post-COVID Hong Kong and global economies at a webinar to be held on 20 January.

Prof Terence Chong is associate professor of Economics and Executive Director of Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance, Dean of Students of New Asia College and Co-Director of Global Economics and Finance Program, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He served as Siyuan Chair Professor of Nanjing University in China from 2013 to 2016. Prof Chong received his Bachelor’s 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.

Prof Chong is currently a member of 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 and 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, an associate editor of Singapore Economic Review and Economics Bulletin, and Director of the Financial Markets Program, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.

Do not miss this opportunity of learning about the outlook for Hong Kong and global economies. Below please find the event details. Seats are limited, and registration will be conducted on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Due to change of arrangement, the previous webinar “China Economic Outlook” with Dr. Le Xia as the guest speaker will be postponed. Sorry for any inconvenience which may have caused.

Depending upon the pandemic situation, the arrangement of the seminar may change. We would update the latest arrangement as soon as possible.