Gedeon J. LIM
Dr. Gedeon J. LIM
Assistant Professor

3910 2532

KK 914

Academic & Professional Qualification
  • 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
Research Interest
  • Development
  • Political Economy
  • Economic History
Recent Publications
研究贫穷问题 推动经济发展-林家德博士


研究贫穷问题 推动经济发展-林家德博士


Should Singapore further tighten border controls on new Covid wave?

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.