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Dr. Claudian KWOK

Dr. Claudian KWOK


Principal Lecturer

3917 1034
KK 1116
Academic & Professional Qualification
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • M.A., Queen’s University
  • B.Comm., University of Alberta

Dr. Claudian Kwok joined The University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2010. His research interest is in the area of Financial Economics and Macroeconomics, with a focus on implications of capital market imperfections on the macro-economy and asset pricing.  For example, his paper “An Aggregate Model of Firm Specific Capital with and without Commitment” (in Journal of Monetary Economics (2001) studies how capital market imperfections can affect aggregate fluctuations.

Claudian has taught a variety of Economics and Finance courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the U.S. and in Hong Kong.  In recent years, he is devoted to undergraduate Economics education.  He is constantly exploring and experimenting with different teaching pedagogies to arouse students’ interest in Economics and enhance student learning.  He has won teaching awards in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong.

Research Interest
  • Financial Economics
  • Macroeconomics
Awards and Honours
  • Outstanding Teaching Award (Undergraduate), HKU Business School, The University of Hong Kong, 2014-15
  • Teaching Excellence Award, City University of Hong Kong, 2007
  • Teaching Awards, Faculty of Business, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1999, 2000
Service to the University/Community
  • Admissions Tutor, Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Economics and Finance programs, The University of Hong Kong, 2011 – 2018
  • Program Director, MSc in Finance, Banking and Financial Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, 2007 – 2010