Chicheng Ma
Dr. Chicheng MA
经济学
Assistant Professor

2859 1059

KK 932

Academic & Professional Qualification

  • Ph.D., M. Phil., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • B.A., Ocean University of China

Biography

Chicheng MA joined the University of Hong Kong in 2017. Previously he was associate professor of economics in Shandong University. Chicheng received his PhD in Social Science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2011. His research interests are in economic history, development economics, and political economy.

Research Interest

  • Economic History
  • Development Economics
  • Political Economy

Selected Publications

  • “Telegraph and Modern Banking Development, 1881-1936”
    (with Chen Lin, Yuchen Sun and Yuchen Xu), Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.
  • “Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China’s Civil Examination System”
    (with Ting Chen and James Kung), The Economic Journal, 2020, 130(631), 2030-2064.
  • “Friends with Benefits: How Political Connections Help to Sustain Private Enterprise Growth in China”
    (with James Kung), Economica, 2018, 85(337), 41-74.
  • “Can Cultural Norms Reduce Conflicts? Confucianism and Peasant Rebellions in Qing China”
    (with James Kung), Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 111, 132-149.
  • “Autarky and the Rise and Fall of Piracy in Ming China”
    (with James Kung), The Journal of Economic History, 2014, 74(2), 509-534.

Recent Publications

鉴古识今 – 从「科举考试」分析中国经济发展

港大经管学院龚启圣教授在知名经济学期刊《经济学杂志》发表的论文被挑选为2020年度最佳论文,因而荣获英国皇家经济学会奖。他和马驰骋博士及陈婷博士联合撰写的论文 “Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China's Civil Examination System” (中文翻译:科举万岁!中国科举制度所产生的深远影响),研究科举制度千年以来对中国的人力资本或教育成果的长远影响。