Dr. MOK Kai Chung, Wallace
Senior Lecturer
Tel: (852) 3943-8003
Email: wallacemok@cuhk.edu.hk
Office Location: Room 905, Esther Lee Building
Home Page: http://sites.google.com/site/wallacekcmok/

BSc (London School of Economics)
MA (Northwestern University)
Ph.D. (Northwestern University)

Research Interest

Public Finance
Labor Economics
Applied Econometrics
Household Surveys Design


Dr. Mok is currently a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and is a member of the Disability Research Centre of the US National Bureau of Economic Research. His research interests include public finance, social insurance programs and poverty and he has published in the Journal of Human Resources, National Tax Journal and the Journal of Economic Perspectives. He received his BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and his PhD from Northwestern University, USA.


  • A Note on "The Longitudinal Structure of Earnings Losses among Work-Limited Disabled Workers" (with Bruce D. Meyer, Kerwin Kofi Charles and Sasha Achen) Journal of Human Resources, 43(3):2008,721-28
  • "Disability in America: Evidence from the PSID and the ATUS" (with Bruce D. Meyer) in Unexpected Lifecycle Events and Economic Security: the Roles of Job Loss, Disability, and Changing Family Structure, ed. by Mary C. Daly, Kenneth Couch and Julie Zissimopoulus, Stanford University Press, July 2013
  • "A Short Review of Recent Evidence on the Disincentive Effects of Unemployment Insurance and New Evidence from New York State" (with Bruce D Meyer) National Tax Journal, 67 (1):2014, 219–52
  • "Household Surveys in Crisis” (with Bruce D. Meyer and James X Sullivan) Journal of Economic Perspectives, 29(4):2015,199-226.

Awards and Honours

  • Exemplary Teaching Award, Faculty of Social Science, CUHK (2013)