Dr Wai Choi LEE (李煒才博士)
PhD (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics)
MSc (Finance) (CUHK)
MEcon (HKU)
BBA (Applied Economics) (HKBU)
BRS (Pontifical Urbaniana University)

BBA-ECON Associate Programme Director
Senior Lecturer
Department of Economics and Finance

Tel : (852) 3963 5419

Dr LEE is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics and Finance in the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. He received his B.B.A. in Applied Economics from Hong Kong Baptist University, M. Econ. from the University of Hong Kong, M.Sc. in Finance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Ph.D. in Finance from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He teaches various economics and finance courses, namely, Business Economics, Hong Kong Economy, Financial Management, Principles of Investment, and Financial Institution Management, at the undergraduate level and act as a supervisor of master theses. His general research interests are to discover the principles behind puzzling economic and financial phenomena. He has published articles in Asian Economic Papers, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Singapore Economic Review, and one book on DSE Economics. Besides, he is a certified financial risk manager (FRM).

TopIntellectual Contributions (Publications, Conferences, Books, Book Chapters, etc.)
  • Fu, J., X. Yu, C.K. Koo, & W.C. Lee. 2020. The Adverse Effects of Economic Policy Uncertainty on Indemnificatory Housing Market in China. Singapore Economic Review, forthcoming issue. (https://doi.org/10.1142/S0217590820460017)
  • Lee, W.C., T.S. Cheong, Y. Wu, & J. Wu. 2019. The Impacts of Financial Development, Urbanization, and Globalization on Income Inequality: A Regression-based Decomposition Approach, Asian Economic Papers, 18:2, pp. 126-141. (https://doi.org/10.1162/asep_a_00703)
  • Zhuang, D., W.C. Lee, T.S. Cheong, H. Wu, & B. Peng. 2019. Revisiting Income Inequality in Rural China: a Decomposition by Regression Approach, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 24:2, 452-467. (https://doi.org/10.1080/13547860.2019.1622294)
  • Lee, W.C. 2013. Essentials of DSE Economics 1: Microeconomics. Hong Kong: Hung Fung Book Co.