- Ph.D., Boston University
- B.Soc.Sci. (Hons.), National University of Singapore
Dr. Gedeon LIM received his Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University in 2020 and holds a B.Soc.Sci in Economics from the National University of Singapore. Gedeon joined HKU as an Assistant Professor in 2020.
Gedeon’s main research interests are in development economics with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Recent projects study how higher remuneration affects political selection and economic development in Indonesian villages and the long-run effects of inter-group contact on the formation of identity politics.
- ECON2262: Economic Development
- ECON6001: Applied Econometrics
- Political Economy
- Economic History
THERE have been renewed calls for Singapore to completely shut its borders to high-risk countries, as the Republic battles a more infectious wave of Covid-19, but economists say the net costs and benefits may not be that clear-cut.