Associate Professor in Business Economics
  • Ph.D. in Economics, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • B.S. in Management, Tianjin University, China.
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • Introduction to Econometrics (BECO4003)
    • China’s Financial System (BECO413)
    • Principle of Macroeconomics (BECO101)
    • Principle of Microeconomics (BECO100 )
    • Intermediate Microeconomics (ECIF201)
    • Introduction to Macroeconomics (ECIF100)
    • Introduction to Microeconomics (ECIF101)
    • Chinese Economy (ECIF411)
  • Graduate Courses
    • Managerial Economics (BECO711)
    • Principles of Economics (BECO703 )
    • Economics (BECO702)
    • Economics & Statistics (IMBC002)
  • Responsible Investing in the Gaming Industry – Phase 2, funded by Macao Higher Education Institutions in the Area of Research in Humanity and Social Science, 2020
  • University Governance in China – Phase I, funded by the Specialized Subsidy Scheme for Macao Higher Education Institutions in the Area of Research in Humanity and Social Science, 2019
  • Responsible Investing in the Gaming Industry – Phase I, funded by the Specialized Subsidy Scheme for Macao Higher Education Institutions in the Area of Research in Humanity and Social Science, 2019
  • “新時代粵港澳大灣區協調發展機制體系研究”, 國家社會科學基金重大項目 2018
  • The Impact of Consumer Credit Regulation on Competition: Evidence from Australian Credit Card Market, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau (2019-2021), Principal Investigator
  • Behavioral consistency in corporate finance: CEO personal and corporate risk- taking, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau (2018-2020), Principal Investigator
  • CEO marital status, risk preferences, and corporate tax aggressiveness, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau (2014), Principal Investigator
  • Modelling the price of petrol in Asia Pacific region, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau (2014), Principal Investigator
  • The transmission of foreign interest rate shocks to small open economies in East Asia: the role of exchange rate regime and financial integration, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau (2011), Principal Investigator
  • Business Cycle Synchronization and Monetary Integration in East Asia, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau (2010), Principal Investigator
  • Globalization and the Environment in China, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau (2007), Principal Investigator
  • How does the responsiveness of economic growth to external shocks differ across exchange rate regimes—Evidence from Singapore and Hong Kong, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau (2006), Principal Investigator
  • Financial economics
  • Economics dynamics
  • Applied econometrics
  • Energy economics
  • Chinese economy
  1. Ming-Hua Liu, Tianyun Liu, Keshab Shrestha and Yang Zhang,The impact of financial regulation on the stickiness of credit card lending rates: Evidence from the USA., Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting , Forthcoming (ABS3)
  2. X. Fu, Y. Lin, Yang Zhang , (2020), Responsible investing in the gaming industry, Journal of Corporate Finance, 64, 101657 (ABS4)
  3. Zhang, Yang, Qingyong Zhang, and Huanhuan Zheng. , (2020), Housing policies in Greater China and Singapore, Economic and Political Studies , 8.1: 41-64.
  4. Lai, R. N., & Zhang, Y. , (2020), Intraday Herding on Cross-Listed Stocks ─ Spillover and Abnormal Return, Chinese Economy, 53.1: 25-61.
  5. H.Y. Sng, Y. Zhang, H.H. Zheng,, (2019), Margin Trade, Short Sales and Financial Stability , Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, 1-30. (ABS1)
  6. Gu, X.H., Tam, P.S., Zhang, Y., Lei, C.K., , (2019), Inequality, leverage and crises, theory and evidence revisited, World economy, 42(8), 2280-2299 (ABS2)
  7. Ming-Hua Liu, Dimitris Margaritis and Yang Zhang, (2019), The global financial crisis and the export-led economic growth in China, Chinese Economy, 52 (3), pp. 232 – 248
  8. Liu, M. H., Zhang, Y., and Kaimeng Zheng, , (2019), The impact of deposit insurance on the risks and returns of commercial banks: Evidence from China , Journal of Financial Studies, Vol. 27, pp. 1 – 29.
  9. Zhang, Y. S. Tong,, (2018), Strong Domestic Consumption Key to Hong Kong’s Robust Economic Growth in 2017 , East Asian Policy, 10(01), 78-91
  10. Kwan, F., Y. Zhang and S. Zhuo,, (2018), Labour Reallocation, Productivity Growth and Dualism: The Case of China , International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 57, Pages 198-210 (ABS2)
  11. Huang, W., and Y. Zhang. , (2018), Technological gap and heterogeneous oligopoly, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 67, 1-7. (ABS2)
  12. Gu, X., Zhang, Y & X. Chang, , (2017), The role of financial systems for cross-country differences in the link between income and consumption inequality, Applied Economics, 49(24), pp.2365-2378. (ABS2)
  13. M Li, H Zheng, TTL Chong, Y Zhang,, (2016), The stock–bond comovements and cross-market trading, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control , 73, 417-438 (ABS3)
  14. Zhang, Y. S. Tong, , (2016), Hong Kong’s Modest Economic Growth: Sustained by Domestic Consumption, East Asian Policy, 8(1),104-117
  15. Gu, X. H., Zhang, Y., Qian, X. L., Guo, H. , (2016), The suspension of borrowing: an implicit penalty for loan default under imperfect information , Applied Economics, (5). pp. 1-15. (ABS2)
  16. Liu, M. H., Margaritis, D., & Zhang, Y. , (2016), Competition and petrol pricing in the smartphone era: Evidence from Singapore , Economic Modelling, 53: 144-155. (ABS2)
  17. Liu, M. H., Margaritis, D., & Zhang, Y., , (2015), Inflation Transmission in Greater China, China and the World Economy, 23(6):79-99.
  18. Gu, X., Huang, B., Tam, P. S., & Zhang, Y., (2015), Inequality and saving: further evidence from integrated economies, Review of Development Economics, 19 (1): 15-30. (ABS2)
  19. Zhang, Y., Li, M. L., & Chia, W. M., (2014), Foreign interest rate shocks and exchange rate regimes in East Asia, Applied Economics, 46:21: 2488-2501. (ABS2)
  20. Huang, W., Zhang, Y. & Yang, W., (2013), Pre and post-2008 crisis stock market linkage between U.S. and Asian markets , Journal of Stock and Forex Trading, 3: e125.
  21. Liu, M. H., Margaritis, D., & Zhang, Y., (2013), Market-driven coal prices and state-administered electricity prices in China, Energy Economics, 40: 167-175. (ABS3)
  22. Huang, W., & Zhang, Y. , (2012), Structural change modeling of Singapore private housing price in simultaneous equation model, Journal of Financial Risk Management, 1: 7-14.
  23. Lai, R. N., & Zhang, Y. , (2012), The myth or the fact of housing for young people in Macao, Journal of Youth Studies, 15, No. 1: 158-173.
  24. Kwan, F., Zhang, Y., & Zhuo, S. , (2011), Rural labour reallocation and productivity growth in China, International Journal of Business Studies, 19, No. 1: 109-124.
  25. Zhang, Y., & Huang, W. , (2011), Instantaneous information always stabilizes?, Singapore Economic Review, 56, No. 2: 239–253.
  26. Lye, L. F., & Zhang, Y., (2010), China in the BRICs: pursuing closer cooperation, not hegemony, East Asian Policy, 2, No.4: 58-70.
  27. Zhang, Y., & Kwan, F. , (2009), Macao’s gaming-led prosperity and prospects for economic diversification, China: an International Journal, 7, No. 2: 288-319.
  28. Zhang, Y., (2009), Infrastructure in Pan-Beibu gulf and China-ASEAN economic cooperation, Perspectives: China and the World, 10, No. 3: 95-100.
  29. Zhang, Y. , (2009), “Hong Kong’s economy in the financial crisis, East Asian Policy, 1, No. 2: 40-53.
  30. Huang, W., & Zhang, Y., (2007), Distributional dynamics of cautious economic adjustment processes, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 62: 389-407. (ABS3)
  31. Zheng, Y., & Zhang, Y., (2006), Globalization and social conflict in China, Issues & Studies, 42, No. 2: 85-129.
  32. Wong, J., & Zhang, Y. , (2006), Hong Kong’s CEPA with China—Round Two, China: an International Journal, 4, No.1: 114-134.
  1. Zhang, Y. “CEPA and Mainland-Hong Kong’s economic relations”, (2020), in “China and East Asian Economic Integration”, edited by Sarah Tong and Kong Tuan Yuen, World Scientific.
  1. Liu, M. H., Margaritis, D., & Zhang, Y. “Retail Petrol Pricing in Australian’s Capital Cities”, Singapore Economic Review Conference, Singapore. (2015).
  2. Gu, X., Huang, B., & Zhang, Y. “Inequality, leverage, and crises: theory and evidence revisited”, The 5th International Finance and Banking Society IFABS Conference, Nottingham, UK. (2013).
  3. Liu, M. H., Margaritis, D., & Zhang, Y. “Coal price and state-administered electricity prices in China”, Conference on Economic and Financial System Development in the Pacific-Rim Region, Honolulu, US. (2012).
  4. Zhang, Y., Chia, W. M., & Li, M. L. “On foreign interest rate shock and exchange rate regime: evidence from East Asian economies”, Western Economic Association International 9th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference, Brisbane, Australia. (2011).
  5. Zhang, Y., Li, G. Q., & Chia, W. M. “Real interest rates shock, economic growth and exchange rate regime—evidence from Singapore and Hong Kong”, the 85th Annual Conference of Western Economic Association International, Portland, US. (2010).
  6. Kwan, F., Zhang, Y., & Zhuo, S. “Productivity growth of manufacturing in the Greater China region: a stochastic frontier approach”, International Conference on Economic Integration in the Greater China Region, Macao, China. (2009).
  7. Zhang, Y., & Huang, W. “Information lag and stability for continuous dynamics”, Singapore Economic Review Conference, Singapore (2007).
  8. Zhang Yang, July 2006, How does the responsiveness of economic growth to external shocks differ across exchange rate regimes—Evidence from Singapore and Hong Kong, Chinese Economist Society 2006 Annual Conference, Shanghai, China
  9. Huang Weihong, Zhang Yang, 2004, Estimating Structural Change in Linear Simultaneous Equations, proceedings of 2004 Australasian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Melbourne, Australia
  10. Huang Weihong, Zhang Yang, 2003, Structural Changes Modeling with application to Singapore Private Housing Market”, proceedings of the Second Global Conference on Business & Economics, London, UK

PhD Students

  • Baibing Huang (2018-present)
  • American Economic Association
  • Econometrics Society
  • Western Economic Association International
  • Economic Society of Singapore
  • Chinese Economist Society