About the Center

The Center for Economic Data Research

The Center for Economic Data Research is a third-party economic data monitoring platform under Shenzhen Finance Institute, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, specializing in economic data collection and research. Combining internet technology with statistics and economics, the Center is committed to performing dynamic and accurate economic data research on economic entities of an industry within the region of a province, a city, and a country and forming specified research results, thus functioning as a think tank and economic data service provider for the government, financial institutions, enterprises, universities and colleges.


The Director of the center, Professor Xiong Wei, is the Academic Director of Shenzhen Finance Institute, Academic Dean of School of Management and Economics, CUHK-Shenzhen, and Presidential Chair Professor. He is currently the Trumbull-Adams Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in the U.S. Professor Xiong’s research interests center on the defects of the capital market and behavioral finance.

Director

Xiong Wei

Academic Director of Shenzhen Finance Institute; Academic Dean of School of Management and Economics, CUHK-Shenzhen; Presidential Chair Professor; Trumbull-Adams Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics, Princeton University

Research Field

Defects of the Capital Market and Behavioral Finance

Research Team

Research Fellow: Du Huancheng

- PhD Financial Economics, American University
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China, Princeton University, joint with The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Research Field: International finance, Behavioral finance, Asset pricing, International trade, Wage inequality and Applied econometrics

Email: duhuancheng@cuhk.edu.cn

Research Fellow: Xie Cong

- Assistant Professor, SME, CUHK-Shenzhen - PhD, UCLA

Research Field: Macroeconomics/IO, Patents and Innovation

Email: richardxie@cuhk.edu.cn