• 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 30 Scopus Citations
  • 3 Scopus h-Index
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Professor Alex Wong has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics in Lingnan University for six years. He received his B.A. (2005) in Economics and Mathematics from the University of California, Los Angeles, M.A. (2008) and Ph.D. in Economics (2012) from Stanford University. Professor Wong’s research interests include Development Economics, Economics of Education, Health Economics, Labor Economics and Public Economics. He has published articles in the Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Economics of Education Review, and Journal of Development Studies.

Research interests

Development Economics, Education Economics, Health Economics, Labor Economics, Chinese Economy, Hong Kong Economy

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Projects 2014 2018

Research Output 2013 2018

  • 30 Scopus Citations
  • 3 Scopus h-Index
  • 4 Journal Article (refereed)
  • 1 Discussion paper series

Student feedback, parent-teacher communication, and academic performance : experimental evidence from rural China

SIEBERT, W. S., WEI, X., WONG, H. L. & ZHOU, X., Feb 2018, Germany: Institute of Labor Economics, 44 p. (IZA Discussion Paper Series; no. 11347).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper series

Open Access
1 Scopus Citations

Local governance and the quality of local infrastructure : evidence from village road projects in rural China

WONG, H. L. A., WANG, Y., LUO, R., ZHANG, L. & ROZELLE, S., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Public Economics. 152, p. 119-132 14 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

Local governance
Rural China
4 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the health and education of elementary schoolchildren in rural China : iron supplementation versus nutritional training for parents

WONG, H. L., SHI, Y., LUO, R., ZHANG, L. & ROZELLE, S., 2014, In : Journal of Development Studies. 50, 4, p. 502-519 18 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)