UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE
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Wong, Kelvin S.K. 黃紹基

BSc(Surv); PhD HK;

Kelvin Wong is Professor and Head of the Department of Real Estate & Construction. He was the Director of the MSc(Real Estate) program from 2017 to 2020 and Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) for the Faculty of Architecture from 2014 to 2016.

He was awarded Senior Fulbright Scholar by the U.S. government and Post-doctoral Honoree by the Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics (Homer Hoyt Institute). He was a Doris-Zimmern Hughes Hall fellow at the University of Cambridge, a visiting research professor at the University of Connecticut, and a research fellow at the University of Melbourne.

Research interests:

Kelvin’s primary research area is real estate economics.  His works focus on unveiling and evaluating the underlying economic logic behind the functioning of the real estate market, including land, property, redevelopment, public housing, and real estate firms.

Grants:

  • Market power in the first-hand property market
  • Adverse selection in the second-hand property market
  • Residential mobility of the subsidized housing market
  • Transaction taxes and real estate price dynamics
  • Land tenure and property valuation

Selected publications:

More information about Kelvin can be found on his homepage.

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Office: KB503
Office Hour: Wed, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Email: kelvin.wong@hku.hk

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