Chun-Yu Ho

Economist focusing on industrial organization and economic development, particularly in China.

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Chun-Yu Ho

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Economics

Industrial Organization, Corporate Strategy and Competition, Economic Analysis of Antirust and Regulation, Banking Markets, Economic Development, Chinese Economy.

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Assistant Professor of Economics Chun-Yu Ho’s research involves industrial organization and economic development with particular focuses on banking industries and Chinese economy.

Ho, who grew up in Hong Kong, joined the University's Department of Economics in Fall of 2016. He has published more than 20 papers in academic journals. Ho not only presents his research at academic conferences, but also presents at policy institutions, such as the Asian Development Bank Institute, Bank of Canada, Bank of Finland, Hong Kong Competition Commission and Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research.

In addition to research, Ho has published commentary on the Chinese economy in major newspapers in China, such as Wenhui Daily and Oriental Morning Post. Ho has lectured on the Chinese economy for various organizations, including a major commercial bank in Asia, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (USA), Universidad Espiritu Santo (Ecuador) and Fudan University (China). Further, he provided consultation on the macroeconomic outlook of China to financial institutions.

Ho received his Ph.D. in economics from Boston University. Following his doctoral studies, Ho worked as a faculty member at Georgia Institute of Technology and Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He also held visiting positions at Bank of Finland, Hong Kong Institute of Monetary Research and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.