Message from the Dean
Professor Wei Xiong is the Academic Dean of the School of Management and Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen, thereafter). He is the Professor of Princeton University. Professor Xiong received his Ph.D. in Finance from Duke University, Master in Physics from Columbia University, and Bachelor in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China.
Professor Xiong is one of the world’s most influential scholars in the field of finance. He has authored more than thirty research articles in major international academic journals of economics and finance, many of which have made a significant impact on the international academic and public policy communities. Professor Xiong’s research on speculative bubbles has been featured on the front page of U.S. mainstream media (a special column in The Wall Street Journal, for example) and was awarded with various prizes, including the Award in 2012 by The Journal of Finance, the inaugural Sun Yefang Financial Innovation Award in 2014, and the China Economics Prize in 2018.
Welcome to School of Management and Economics!
As China’s global economic influence continues to increase, there is an urgent need for a new generation of business leaders who have both deep understanding of China and Asian markets as well as a global mindset. The CUHK Business School is based in the gateway to the world, Hong Kong, China. It has a strong foundation in business education and research, and the mission to continue nurturing the new generation of business talents. The School of Management and Economics (SME), CUHK-Shenzhen is based in one of the most innovative cities, Shenzhen, China. As a member of CUHK Business School, SME, CUHK-Shenzhen will adhere to the same rigorous teaching and academic standards, and bring together the considerate educational and research resources of Hong Kong and the outside world with those of the Chinese Mainland in providing high quality business education to genuinely exceptional students from all over the world.
We will nurture a global vision in our students. We will also integrate business studies with liberal arts education, fostering the learning attitude of “erudite, inquiry, deliberation, discernment, persistence” for students, encouraging them to develop a strong moral and ethical character while pursuing excellence in academic studies so as to become future business talents with global mindset and responsibility for society.
Over the years, the CUHK Business School has nurtured more than 28,000 business professionals who have formed a major pillar of the local as well as global business community. SME, CUHK-Shenzhen will carry on this tradition. Looking into the future, we will continue to provide world-class business education and research with an Asian and Chinese emphasis, which will be instrumental to achieve global impact in view of the emerging role of China in the global arena.