Prof. 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. He is currently the executive director of Institute of Global Economics and Finance, and associate professor of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His main research areas include Econometrics and Finance. He has published over 200 Chinese and English articles covering a wide spectrum of topics in Econometrics, Finance, Mathematics, Psychology, Education and the Chinese Economy.
Prof. Chong ranks top 37th worldwide in theoretical econometrics and top 5% authors worldwide according to the Number of Distinct Works and Number of Journal Pages per author. His papers appear in reputable international journals, including Journal of Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Econometric Review, Econometrics Journal, Financial Management, Quantitative Finance, Financial Review, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Economic Psychology, Economics Letters and China Economic Review. Some of his papers are lead articles or the most downloaded papers of the journals. Prof. Chong has been a Part-time member of the Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government. He is currently the associate editor of Singapore Economic Review and Economics Bulletin, the Associate Dean of Students of New Asia College, a member of the Board of Governors of Hong Lok Yuen International School, and the director of the Financial Markets Program, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.