Ut Meng Florence HO
My research focuses on how the government policies (namely tariff, subsidy and patent) affect economic growth and other macroeconomic variables such as technology transfer, social welfare and income inequality in the North-South R&D-based model.
My research interest is game theory, focusing on how to apply different game models to solve related problems.
My current research mainly focuses on development economics, especially the labor market, including labor supply and demand, employment, and wages. I am also interested in economic growth (productivity and efficiency), using SFA, DEA, etc.
My current research mainly focuses on agricultural economics, including rural land titling reform, labor reallocation and agricultural productivity analysis. I am also interested in policy evaluation, using DID, PSM-DID, etc.
AYANA Zewdie WORKNEH
I am a PhD student in Economics at the University of Macau studying under the supervision of Professor Fung KWAN, Professor Patrick Wai Hong HO and Professor Yibai YANG. My research is concerned with learning from data and from Country. The core of my work revolves around the Macroeconomics of Sub-Sahara African Countries. A major goal of my current research is to understand the relationship among Triple deficits, macroeconomic policy, and economic growth in Sub-Sahara African Countries. Before coming to Macau, I completed two postgraduate programmes: MA in International and Development Economics from Applied Science University of Berlin, Germany and MBA in Finance at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Before that, I received a BA degree in Economics from Ethiopian Civil Service University, Ethiopia. I served as a state minister at the ministry of Trade and Industry, and office of the Prime minister, Ethiopia for eight years. Prior to that, I have had experience as an economic advisor to the president of Benishangul-Gumuz Regional State in Ethiopia for five years. The topic of my PhD research is “The Relationship among Triple deficits, Macroeconomic Policy and Economic Growth in Sub-Sahara African Countries.”
I am a PhD student in the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Science, University of Macau, supervised by Professor Angus Chu. My current research area includes economic growth, innovation and intellectual property rights (IPR). I am interested in exploring the endogenous transition of an economy from stagnation to economic growth.
My current research mainly focuses on international finance, tourism economics, and economic growth. I am interested in understanding current account imbalances via consumption smoothing schemes adopted by developed countries, and exploring the effect of external shocks on tourism cyclicality in gambling destinations.
My current research interest is to explore the relations between value of labor force and individual heterogeneity characteristics in a setting of professional competitive sport area. Specifically, I will figure out how to promote the production of managers and workers and what is the interactive effect within them.