Heiwai Tang

Professor of Economics, Hong Kong University; Research Fellow, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Center of Economic Studies and Ifo Institute, and Globalisation and Economic Policy Center

Heiwai Tang is Professor of Economics at Hong Kong University (HKU). Prior to HKU, he was Associate Professor of International Economics at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is also Research Fellow of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the Center of Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESIfo) in Germany, as well as the Globalisation and Economic Policy Center in the U.K. He has been a Consultant to the International Finance Corporation, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, United Nations, and held visiting positions at the Harvard University, MIT Sloan School of Management, Stanford University, IMF, and RIETI.

Tang received his Ph.D. in economics from MIT and undergraduate degree in mathematics from UCLA. His research interests span a wide range of theoretical and empirical topics in international trade, with a specific focus on production networks and global value chains. His research has been published in leading journals in economics, including American Economic ReviewJournal of International Economics, and Journal of Development Economics. He has also written articles for Financial TimesForeign Policy, the Brookings Institution, and the Peterson Institute for International Economics.​

CEPR Policy Research

Events

  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey