Gedeon J. LIM
Dr. Gedeon J. LIM
经济学
Assistant Professor

3910 2532

KK 914

Academic & Professional Qualification
  • Ph.D., Boston University
  • B.Soc.Sci. (Hons.), National University of Singapore
Biography

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.

Teaching
  • 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

「以我自己为例,发展经济学家经常要进行实地考察,并与不同学科的学者丶地区组织,甚至地方的政治领袖紧密合作。」

研究贫穷问题 推动经济发展-林家德博士

来自新加坡的发展经济学家林家德博士立志利用他的所学所得推动环球经济增长和发展,长远解决贫穷问题。充满活力且年轻的林博士在2020年8月加入港大经管学院,成为学院的经济学助理教授,开展他与本地学者积极进行知识交流的旅程。

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.