Prof. Carl HEESE
Assistant Professor

3917 7069

KK 802

Academic & Professional Qualification
  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Bonn
  • MSc. in Economics, University of Bonn
  • MSc. in Mathematics, University of Münster
  • BSC. in Mathematics, University of Münster

Dr. Heese is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Hong Kong, specializing in Political Economy and Microeconomic Theory. He has a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Münster, awarded with distinction and valuable experience in investment banking and consulting in Europe. After that, he went on to earn his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Bonn, achieving the highest distinction of summa cum laude. He has had the privilege of researching and teaching at prestigious institutions such as Yale and the London School of Economics, and prior to joining HKU, as an Assistant Professor at the University of Vienna.

  • Senior seminar in economics and finance (Undergraduate)
  • Advanced Game Theory (Undergraduate)
  • Game Theory (PhD)
Research Interest
  • Political economy
  • Mechanism Design
  • Information Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
Awards and Honours

Grant of the Count Hardegg Foundation (2020, 2022)