Faculty

Prof. Sunny HUANG

PhD in Economics, University of Washington

Assistant Professor, Division of Public Policy and Department of Economics

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Procurement, corruption / Online market

RESEARCH AREA

Industrial Organization / Applied Microeconomics / Applied Econometrics

BIOGRAPHY

Yangguang received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Washington in 2016 and joined HKUST afterward. His research areas are Industrial Organization and Applied Microeconomics. The theme of his research is combining economic model and econometrics to study policy-oriented topics. His current research projects tackle problems in procurement, public resource allocation, corruption, financial education, digital economy, and market design.

HIGHLIGHTED PUBLICATIONS

  • “Hybrid Mechanism: Theory, Practice and Empirical Analysis,” with Quan Wen, 2017

  • “Detecting Quality Manipulation Corruption in Scoring Auctions,” 2017

  • “Structural Analysis of Tullock Contest with an Application to U.S. House of Representatives Campaign Spending,” with Ming He, 2017

  • Supervisory Efficiency, Collusion, and Contract Design,” with Xiaogang Che and Le Zhang, 2017