Kong Ying

Professional Experience & Education

Professional History

    July 2014-present: Professor and Division Head, Division of Social Science & Management, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, China

    July 2009-July 2014: Associate Dean, HSBC School of Business, Peking University

    July 2004-present: Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director (UPD), Department of Economics, York University, Toronto, Canada


    2000: Ph.D., Department of Economics, Carleton University, Canada

    1994: MPA, School of Public Administration, Carleton University, Canada

    1982: BSc, Department of Physics, Peking University, China

Instruction & Advising

Current Courses:

    Advance Management Economics; Introduction to Economics; Towards Entrepreneurship; Finance Practices in China

Master's & Ph.D. Advising:

    Low-carbon economy; Carbon trading; Industrial organization; Health economics; International economics and business economics

Additional Positions

2015-2018: PI and Director, Low Carbon Economy and Financial Risk Analysis Research Laboratory, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute

Member, Shenzhen Municipal Government Decision Advisory Committee

Member, Shenzhen Reform Forum

Chairman, World Alliance for Low-Carbon Cities

Business and Financial Review Expert, Phoenix TV


  1. VC/PE Contracting (Chinese edition), collaborated with Professor Douglas Cumming, Peking University Press, 2016

  2. Business Games, Peking University Press, 2015

  3. Management Economics, Peking University Press, 2012

Selected publications:

  1. Kong, Y. “Competition between Brand-Name and Generics—an Analysis on Pricing of Brand-Name Pharmaceutical”, Health Economics, 2009 .

  2. Ferrara, I., Kong, Y., Can health insurance coverage explain the generic competition paradox? Economics Letters 101(1):48-52 October 2008

  3. Kong, Y. “A Game Theory Model of Inverse Pricing Strategy” (with Hsiao-Chan Wang), Proceeding of International Conference on Business and Information, 2007, Tokyo, Japan.

  4. Kong, Y. "Introducing Social Investors into Multi-Agent Models of Financial Markets” (with Stephen Chen and Brenda Spotton Visano), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4031, 2006

  5. Kong, Y. “Pseudo-generic Products and Barriers to Entry in Pharmaceutical Markets-Reply” (with Dr. Jim Seldon), Review of Industrial Organization, Vol.28, 2006, pp189-193