Prof. YIP Chong Kee
Tel: (852) 3943-8187
Email: chongkeeyip@cuhk.edu.hk
Office Location: Room 922, Esther Lee Building

MA (Penn State, Statistics)
Ph.D. (Penn State)

Research Interest

Macroeconomic Theory
Open Economy Macroeconomics
Growth Theory


Prof. Yip is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He got his Ph.D. degree at the Pennsylvania State University in 1988. His research interests are Technology Assimilation and Growth, Factor Substitution, Balanced Budget Rules and Macroeconomic Stability, Rural-Urban Migration and Growth, Fertility and Unified Growth.


Selected Publications

  • “Alternative Approaches to Money and Growth ,” (with Ping Wang), Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, November 1992, Volume 24, No. 4, pp. 553-62.
  • “Fertility Choice and Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence,” (with Ping Wang and Carol Scotese) Review of Economics and Statistics, May 1994, pp. 255-67.
  • “A General Two Sector Model of Endogenous Growth with Human and Physical Capital: Balanced Growth and Transitional Dynamics,” (with Eric Bond and Ping Wang), Journal of Economic Theory 68, January 1996, pp. 149-173.
  • “Indeterminacy and the Elasticity of Substitution in One-Sector Models,” (with Tsz-Nga Wong), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 34, 2010, pp.623-635.
  • “Factor Substitution and Taxation in a Finance Constrained Economy,” (with Jianpo Xue), Journal of Mathematical Economics 55, 2014, pp. 101-112.

Working Papers

  • “Technology Assimilation and Aggregate Productivity,” (with Ping Wang and Tsz-Nga Wong)
  • “Educational Choice, Rural-urban Migration and Economic Development: The Role of Zhaosheng in China,” (with Pei-Ju Liao, Ping Wang, and Yin-Chi Wang)
  • “To Stay or to Migrate? Rural-urban Migration and the One-Child Policy in China,” (with Pei-Ju Liao, Ping Wang, and Yin-Chi Wang)
  • “A Unified Growth Model of One-Child Policy in China,” (with Jianpo Xue)

Awards and Honours

  • President, Chinese Economic Association in North America (CEANA) (2013-15)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Macroeconomics
  • Editorial Council, Review of International Economics