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Wing Leong Teo

Associate Professor; Head of School of Economics (UNMC), Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Wing Leong Teo joins the School of Economics, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus as an Associate Professor in July 2011. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Johns Hopkins University in 2006. Prior to joining UNMC, he has taught at the National Taiwan University. His research interests include macroeconomics, international finance and monetary economics. Wing Leong has been an academic visitor to the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, the City University of Hong Kong, as well as a consultant for the Central Bank of China (Taiwan). He is also a research fellow of the Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics (CFCM) and a research fellow and the Malaysia Coordinator for the Nottingham Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP). He has assumed the role of Head of School of Economics at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus since February 2014.

Teaching Summary

Wing Leong teaches Monetary Economics, Introduction to Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Theory at the UNMC. He also had experience teaching Intermediate Macroeconomics, International Finance… read more

Research Summary

Wing Leong's research interest spans macroeconomics, international finance and monetary economics. Most of his research involves the use of Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models to… read more

Selected Publications

Blog

My blog on Malaysian economy:

http://malaysianeconomy.wordpress.com

Panel discussions

1. Panel discussion on the effects of Chinese government announcement on the intention to buy Malaysian government debt, hosted by 'Pocketimes', a Chinese news portal, on 25 November, 2015. Clips from the live event can be found here.

2. Panel discussion on the depreciation of Ringgit, hosted by 'Pocketimes', a Chinese online news portal, on 19 August, 2015. The full recording of the live event can be found here.

3. Panel discussion on "Public Choice for Prosperity", organized by Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, Jan 28, 2015.

4. Panel discussion on cutting subsidies, organized by the British High Commission and the Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. The full recording can be found here.

5. Roundtable discussion on Malaysia Federal Government's Budget 2014, published in 'The Oriental Daily News', a Chinese newspaper on October 26, 2013. The newspaper article can be found here.

Interviews

1. An email interview with 'China Daily", an English newspaper, on ASEAN Banking Integration Framework, published on 22 May, 2015. The newspaper articles can be found here, here and here.

2. A phone interview with 'Sinchew Daily', a Chinese newspaper, on the need for federal government budget adjustment, published on Jan 15, 2015. The newspaper article can be found here.

3. A personal interview with 'Pocketimes', a Chinese online news portal, published on Jan 9, 2015. An excerpt of the video interview can be found here.

4. A phone interview with 'Pocketimes', a Chinese online news portal, on the Malaysian stock market, published on Dec 4, 2014. An excerpt of the recording can be found here.

5. An email interview with "The Edge Financial Daily', a newspaper on Malaysia' GDP growth and debt to GDP ratio, published on Nov 17, 2014. The newspaper article can be found here.

6. A phone interview with 'Pocketimes', a Chinese online news portal, on Malaysia Federal Government's Budget 2015, published on Oct 11, 2014. An excerpt of the recording can be found here.

7. An interview with 'The Star', an English newspaper, on Malaysia Federal Government's Budget 2014 published on October 26, 2013. The newspaper article can be found here.

8. A radio interview with "People in the Know", an English interview program of China Radio International on middle income trap (aired Jan 17, 2013). The recording can be found here.

9. A radio interview with "People in the Know", an English interview program of China Radio International on D8 and Malaysian economy (aired Nov 20, 2012). The recording can be found here.

Wing Leong teaches Monetary Economics, Introduction to Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Theory at the UNMC. He also had experience teaching Intermediate Macroeconomics, International Finance (undergraduate and post-graduate) and Macroeconomic Theory (post-graduate) in both English and Chinese at the National Taiwan University.

Current Research

Wing Leong's research interest spans macroeconomics, international finance and monetary economics. Most of his research involves the use of Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models to evaluate the nature of business cycles, inflation dynamics, asset price dynamics, as well as the optimal design of monetary and fiscal policies in both closed economy and open economy settings. He has published in academic journals including European Economic Review, Journal of International Money and Finance and Regional Science and Urban Economics.

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