Chicheng Ma
Dr. Chicheng MA
經濟學
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

鑑古識今 – 從「科舉考試」分析中國經濟發展

港大經管學院龔啟聖教授在知名經濟學期刊《經濟學雜誌》發表的論文被挑選為2020年度最佳論文,因而榮獲英國皇家經濟學會獎。他和馬馳騁博士及陳婷博士聯合撰寫的論文 “Long Live Keju! The Persistent Effects of China’s Civil Examination System” (中文翻譯:科舉萬歲!中國科舉制度所產生的深遠影響),研究科舉制度千年以來對中國的人力資本或教育成果的長遠影響。