Ka-fu Wong
Principal Lecturer
School of Economics and Finance
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Phone: (852) 2857-8512
Fax: (852) 2548-1152
Email: kafuwong@econ.hku.hk

Teaching
 
 
You know me. But, do I know you?
Why learning fails to happen despite the great design of the course and the great teacher?
Would you please accept my late submission?
 
Teaching in the Coming Academic Year
 
Fall 2015
ECON1210-C: Introductory Microeconomics (Monday 9:30-12:30; CPD-LG.07)
ECON4200-A: Senior Seminar in Economics and Finance (Wednesday 9:30-12:30; KKLG106)
 
Spring 2016
ECON4200-F: Senior Seminar in Economics and Finance (Monday 9:30-12:30; KK202)
ECON6037: Economic Forecasting (Postgraduate, Saturday 9:30 - 12:30; KK 202)
 
Summer 2016
ECON6062: Advanced Topics in Economic Forecasting (Postgraduate, CANCELLED)
 
Past Teaching
Introductory Microeconomics (Undergraduate)
Introductory Macroeconomics (Undergraduate)
Analysis of Economic Data / Statistics (Undergraduate, MBA)
Introdutory Econometrics (Undergraduate)
Economic Forecasting (Undergraduate, MBA, MEccon)

International Economic Relations (Undergraduate)

International Finance (Undergraduate, M.Phil.)
Competition, Regulation and Business Strategy (MEcon, MBA)
 
Some Teaching Resources
Teaching cases published by Asia Case Research Centre
(Thanks to the support of HIEBS and ACRC)
International Economics: a collection of resources
(Thanks to a grant of HK$ 1.8 million from the UGC, 1999-2002)
EconExperiments: Enhancing the Teaching and Learning of Economics in Secondary Schools through Experiments
(Thanks to a grant of HK$ 512,200 from the UGC, 2001-2002)
Faculty Focus is a free e-newsletter created in 2003 by Magna Publications
Some articles I enjoyed reading -- as a teacher
Blogs written by Economists:
[http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/]
[http://gregmankiw.blogspot.com/]
[http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/]
[Econometrics Beat: Dave Giles' Blog]
[http://blogsandwikis.bentley.edu/themoneyillusion/]
 
 
 
 
 
Research (data, program, etc.)
[Gauss codes] [Matlab codes]
 
 
Misc.
Faculty of Business and Economcs
Personal
 
Hiking activities
A difficult but worthy hiking trip at Hung Shek Mun (28 Oct. 2005)
An adventurous hiking trip at Ma On Shan (18 March 2006)
A memorable hike at Lantau Peak (16 June 2007)
A Spring hike from Pak Sin Leng (1 March 2008)
 
My favorites

Quotes

[Softwares] [http://www.tucows.com/ (Free and share wares)]
[Excel functions][Some R examples]

[Book price check] [Data Service & Information web shop] [Freeload Press, Inc.]

[TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design): Ideas Worth Spreading]
... Hans Rosling: Showing our data
... Jamie Oliver: Teach every child about food

[Setting digital watch]

[Transcribe Chinese text to pinyin]
[Translate English to Chinese]

[English Dictionary]

[Book: What the best college teachers do by Ken Bain]

JEL classification

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bus routes in Central and Western District (Chinese)
[HKU campus map] [How to get to HKU]
[HKU Institute of Human Performance]
[HKU concert series]

[HK Weather] [RTHK on-line news]

 
Students might be interested in ...
PhD Economics studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison