Ying Kong


E-mail : kongying@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn

Tel & Fax :  86-0755-26035089

Office: D404, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University


Dr. Kong Ying is a tenured professor at York University, Canada, the foreign expert appointed by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, member of the leading talent program in Shenzhen. At present, Dr. Kong is the Director of Faculty of Social Science and Management, the Director of Enterprise Innovation and Growth Research Institute, and the Director of Public Private Partnership (PPP) Research Center at Tsinghua University Shenzhen Campus. He is also the Director/Core PI of Low Carbon Economy and Financial Risk Analysis Lab and Faculty Director of Entrepreneur Education Centre at Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute. Dr. Kong is also an expert of the Shenzhen City Decision-making Advisory Committee, a member of the Shenzhen Reform 30-member Forum, the Chairman of the World Alliance for Low Carbon Cities, the Chairman of the Global Alliance for Innovative Finance and Entrepreneurship Education, and the editor-in-chief of the Journal of World Economic Study. Dr. Kong has published books of “Managerial Economics” and “Business Game”. Dr. Kong had been working for HSBC Business School of Peking University as the Associate Dean, the former State Education Commission, and the Research Office of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the former State Science and Technology Commission. Dr. Kong is also an invited financial commentator on Phoenix TV's "Financial Intelligence Talent", "Weekly Finance" and "Policy and Business on State Affairs".

Research Expertise and Interest

Low carbon economy, Energy Environmental Economic Modeling and Simulation Prediction (CGE Model and Bottom-up Models), Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, Econometrics
Research Description
Our laboratory focuses on low carbon economics related research, including the following aspects: 1. Construction of energy environmental economic analysis model and simulation prediction. Including top-down CGE models and bottom-up optimization models; 2, Carbon emission trading and accounting research; 3, Energy and environmental economics research; 4, Econometrics.

1994-2000       Ph.D., Department of Economics, Carleton University, Canada
1992-1994       MPA, School of Public Administration, Carleton University, Canada

1978-1982       BSc., Department of Physics, Peking University, China

Professional Experience
Academic Employment History

2014-Now    Professor, Director Faculty of Social Science and Management, Tsinghua University (Shenzhen)
2014-Now    PI and Director,Low Carbon Economy and Financial Risk Analysis Research Laboratory,Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute
2009-2014   Professor, Associate Dean,HSBC School of Business, Peking University
2004-Now    Associate Professor (Tenured),Member of the Graduate Faculty, Department of Economics, York University
2004-2004   Associate Professor (Tenured),School of Business and Economics, Thompson Rivers University
1999-2004   Associate Professor,School of Business and Economics, Thompson Rivers University
2001-2003   Visiting Professor,Department of Economics, University of Victoria, Victoria
1997-1999   Lecturer, Department of Economics, Carleton University, Business/Administration Employment History
1999  Statistical Analyst and Business Advisor,Ontario Property Assessment Corporation
1998  Economic Analyst,Patented Medicine Price Review Board, Health Canada
1997  Economist and Statistical Analyst,Division of Investment and Capital Stock, Statistics Canada
1990-1992  Chief Coordinator,Office of High Technology Research and Development Program,State Science and Technology Commission of China
1988-1990  Policy Advisor,High Technology Industry Policy Group, CPC Central Committee,China
1982-1988  Policy Analyst and Project Coordinator,Department of Science and Technology, State Education Commission of China

Articles in English Refereed Scholarly Journals
1.“How does Foreign Direct Investment Influence Carbon Emissions? —Based on the Empirical Analysis of Chinese Urban Data”(with Yang Zhou, Jintao Fu),Sustainability2018, 10, 2163
2.“How Are International Commodity Prices Affected by U.S. Dollar Exchange Rate”, (with Fangyuan Zhao),International Journal of Management and Applied Science,Vol. 3, 2017
3. “A carbon-intensity based carbon allowance allocation scheme among enterprises in Shenzhen”, (with Dongshan Zhu),Ecological Economy, Vol.1, 2016, pp2-17
4. “Competition between Brand-Name and Generics—an Analysis on Pricing of Brand-Name Pharmaceutical”,Health Economics, Vol. 18, 2009, pp591-606
5.“Can Health Insurance Explain Generic Competition Paradox?”(With Ida Farrara),Economics Letters, Vol101, 2008, 48-52.
6.“Introducing Social Investors into Multi-Agent Models of Financial Markets” (with Stephen Chen and Brenda Spotton Visano),Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4031, 2006
7.“Pseudo-generic Products and Barriers to Entry in Pharmaceutical Markets-Reply” (with Dr. Jim Seldon),Review of Industrial Organization, Vol.28, 2006, pp189-193
8.“When Restricting Trade Is Necessary: An Economic Explanation”,The Business Review, Cambridge, 3(1), 2004, pp166-173.
9.“Pseudo-generic Products and Barriers to Entry in Pharmaceutical Markets” (with Dr. Jim Seldon),Review of Industrial Organization, Vol.25, 2004, pp71-86.
10.“The Price Premium of Generic Pharmaceuticals to Brand-names and Pharmaceutical Price Index”,Applied Economics, 36 (7), 2004, pp 731-737.
11.“Price Dispersion in a Model of Identical Agents with Perfect Information” (with Dr. Zhiqi Chen),Pacific Economic Review, 9:1, 2004, pp29-44.
12.“Spinning off Low Cost Carriers-When It Does Make Sense?” (with Dr.Andre Le Dressay),Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, II (2), 2003, pp69-81.
13.“Persistent Dumping, Competition and Welfare”,Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 12 (1), 2003, pp 19-37.
Articles in Refereed Proceedings
1.“A Game Theory Model of Inverse Pricing Strategy “InternationalConference on Policy Modeling, June, 2008, Berlin, Germany
2.“A Game Theory Model of Welfare Analysis for Price Change of Imports”, International Conference on Policy Modeling, 2006, Hong Kong, China
3. “Competition and Pricing in Pharmaceutical Market”, 4th Global Conference on Business & Economics,2005, Oxford University, UK.
4.“Productivity Measurement and Competitiveness Analysis — The Case of US and Canada” (with DavidWallace, Peter Koumanakos), The Proceedings of Statistics Canada Economic Conference 1999 --- Probing the New Economic Realities, 1999, Ottawa, Canada.
Articles in Chinese Refereed Scholarly Publications
1. "Research on the Middle and Long-term Low Carbon Development Path of China's Transportation Sector" (with Junling Liu, Yihe Sun, Ke Wang and Ji Zou). Journal of Climate Change Research Progress, 2018, Vol. 14 Issue (5): 513-521
2."Research on Comprehensive Decision-Making Model for Minimizing Social Costs of Carbon Emission Allocation among Industrial Industries"( with Jia Cui), ChineseJournal of Management Science, November 2016, Vol. 24, 890-895
3."The study on influence factors of China regional carbon emissions based on the STIRPAT model" (with Cui Jia, Lu Qiang),Opening Review,Vol. 5, 2016
4."The space measurement research of FDI on the impact of urban smog and haze ---- An example of the Pearl River Delta " (withLi Li, Tang Dengli, Liu Dongjun, Yang Guohua),Management Review, Vol. 28, 2016

5."The research on contract energy management mode of the energy management company and the users of the efficiency of allocation" (with Dongshan Zhu),Ecological Economics, Vol. 8, 2016
6."Low carbon concept and the New Energy Company's stock price and carbon trading price correlation study", (with Dongshan Zhu),Ecological Economics, Vol. 32, 2016.
7.“Research on CO2 emission reduction cost and potential of Chinese power generation industry”, (with Dongshan Zhu, Yifang Gao, Conglu Wu),China Population Resources and Environment, Vol. 25, No.11, 2015
8.“Decision-making mechanism of fund rating based on fuzzy matrix group judgment”, (with HongleiZhuo, Fei Lin),Statistics and Decision,Vol.4, 2014
9.“Carbon allowance allocation scheme between enterprises”, (with Dongshan Zhu),Opening Review,Vol. 3, 2013
10.“Research on efficiency of the stock market investment strategy portfolio – Based on the probabilityderivation under a large sample properties”(with HongleiZhuo, Chaojie Yang),Economics Problem,Vol.10, 2013
Academic Books
1.Managerial Economics, Peking University Press, 2012
2.Business Game, Peking University Press, 2015
3.VC/PE Contracting (Chinese edition), collaborated with Professor Douglas Cumming, Peking University Press, forthcoming, 2016

2016-Now   Chairman, World Alliance of Low Carbon Cities
2012-2016   Shenzhen Municipal Government carbon trading specially invited Experts
2013  Academic Director (honorary) Green Economy Research Center of HSBC School of Business,Peking University, China
2010-Now   Expert Advisor Shenzhen Municipal Government Administration and Advisory Committee
2007  Atkinson Faculty Research Fellowship,York University
2005-2008University Merit Award (Four times) York University
2005  University Scholarly Merit Award Thompson Rivers University,
2005 School Research Excellence Award,School of Business and Economics, Thompson Rivers University

2004 University Distinguished Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence,Thompson Rivers University

86000072  Advanced Management Economics(2015-2018 Fall)

Postdoctoral Researcher Position
A postdoctoral researcher position is currently open. The ideal candidate should have a doctorate in economics or management.Interested applicants please email a CV to kongying@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn.
Graduate Student Position
Applications are encouraged from students with an excellent educational background in economics, or mathematics, or optimization, or statistics, or computer science, and engineering.