Gedeon J. LIM
Dr. Gedeon J. LIM
經濟學
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
Singapore’s new talent attraction initiatives could include special visas, relocation grants: observers

This would be if the government wishes to attract "young, fresh or 'unproven' talent", said Gedeon Lim, a Singaporean economist from the University of Hong Kong. But he added: "If they are looking mainly for established, top 1 percentile innovators, bankers, thought leaders in their respective fields, we already have a scheme in place, so it seems difficult to think of what else the government might be able to do, short of lowering the threshold and increasing the quota for these existing visa schemes."

研究貧窮問題 推動經濟發展-林家德博士

「以我自己為例,發展經濟學家經常要進行實地考察,並與不同學科的學者丶地區組織,甚至地方的政治領袖緊密合作。」

研究貧窮問題 推動經濟發展-林家德博士

來自新加坡的發展經濟學家林家德博士立志利用他的所學所得推動環球經濟增長和發展,長遠解決貧窮問題。充滿活力且年輕的林博士在2020年8月加入港大經管學院,成為學院的經濟學助理教授,開展他與本地學者積極進行知識交流的旅程。

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.