Ka-fu Wong
Principal Lecturer
Faculty of Business and Economics
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Phone: (852) 2859-1031
Fax: (852) 2858-5614
Email: kafuwong@hku.hk

Teaching
 
 
When helping your friend is NOT HELPING YOUR FRIEND!
My life as a student -- AGAIN
You like easy grade, easy honor, easy graduation?
 
Teaching in the Coming Academic Year
 
Fall 2017
ECON1210-E: Introductory Microeconomics (Monday 9:30-12:20)
ECON1210-F: Introductory Microeconomics (Wednesday 9:30-12:20)
ECON1210-G: Introductory Microeconomics (Monday 14:30-17:20)
ECON6067: Computation and Analysis of Economic Data (Postgraduate, Friday 18:45 - 21:45, mid-Oct - late Nov))
 
Spring 2018
ECON4200-J: Senior Seminar in Economics and Finance (Wednesday 9:30-12:20)
ECON6037: Economic Forecasting (Postgraduate, Saturday 9:30 - 12:30)
 
Summer 2018
ECON6068: Financial Econometrics (Postgraduate, Tuesday and Friday, 18:45-21:45)
 
Past Teaching
Introductory Microeconomics (Undergraduate)
Introductory Macroeconomics (Undergraduate)
Analysis of Economic Data / Statistics (Undergraduate, MBA)
Introdutory Econometrics (Undergraduate) [Lectures captured in videos]
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]
 
 
 
 
 
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

[R]
(R codes for Wooldridge's Introductory Econometrics, prepared by Jim JIANG, currently pursuing PhD at Columbia University]

[GeoGebra]
(Geogebra graphs of Abel, Bernanke and Croushore, Macroeconomics, prepared by Linshuo ZHOU, currently pursuing PhD at U. of Wisconsin-Madison]
(Geogebra graphs of Hubbard and O'Brien, Macroeconomics, prepared by Yanjia BAI]

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

[Book price check] [Freeload Press, Inc.]

[TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design): Ideas Worth Spreading]
... Hans Rosling: Showing our data
... Jamie Oliver: Teach every child about food
... Dan Ariely: Are we in control of our own decisions
... Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work
... Dan Ariely: Self control, the problem and how to get over it
... Jon Jandai: Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard?

[Meditation Health Benefits: What The Practice Does To Your Body]
[Mindfulness | Hedy Kober | TEDxRiodelaPlata]
[常霖法師: 「寧可短,不可斷」之《簡易禪坐練習 - 靜坐導引》]
[[治療法寶]馬淑華博士 - 靜觀減壓練習 靜坐觀呼吸]

[Hong Kong Repertory Theatre 香港話劇團]
[Chung Ying Theatre Company 中英劇團]
[The Nonsensemakers 糊塗戲班]
[Theatre Dojo 劇道場]

[Setting digital watch]

[Google Translate]

[English Dictionary]
[Urban Dictionary]

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

[MAPS.ME]
[Google Maps]

[ebookers]
[[Zuji]
[Fly Again]
[FlyDay]
[UA]
[Delta]
[Cathay Pacific]
[Austrian Airlines]


[HKU Institute of Human Performance]
[HKU concert series]

[HK Weather] [RTHK Podcast]

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