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Wing Leong Teo

Associate Professor; Head of School of Economics (UNM), 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 UNM, 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 has taught World Economy, Monetary Economics, Introduction to Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Theory, Financial Economics and Advanced Financial Economics at the UNM. He also had experience… 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

Column articles

My bi-weekly column articles (in Chinese) in 'Sinchew Daily', a Chinese language newspaper in Malaysia: https://www.sinchew.com.my/column/node_7249.html

Panel discussions and interviews

1. Panel discussion on a radio and FB live economic forum, organized by CITPYPlus FM, a Mandarin radio station, on Budget 2021, on 10 November 2020. Link to the recording can be found here.

2. Phone interview with Oriental Daily, a Chinese language newspaper, on comments about Budget 2021, published on 9 November 2020. The newspaper article can be found here.

3. Phone interview with Sinchew Daily, a Chinese language newspaper, on expectations about Budget 2021, published on 2 November 2020. The newspaper article can be found here.

4. Panel discussion on 'What Say You' a Mandarin live talk show on TV2, on 8 November 2020, on Budget 2021. Link to the recording can be found here.

5. Live interview on 8TV Mandarin News, on 6 November 2020, with commentaries about Budget 2021. Link to the recording can be found here.

6. Phone interview with CITYPlus, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on expectations on health care spending in Malaysia's Budget 2021, aired on 28 October 2020. Link to the recording can be found here.

7. Live interview on the effects of Covid-19 bills proposed in parliament, hosted by CityPlus FM, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on 19 August, 2020. Clips from the live event can be found here.

8. Live interview on unemployed and youth, hosted by CityPlus FM, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on 17 July, 2020. Clips from the live event can be found here.

9. Phone interview with Aifm, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on how cash handouts should be disbursed, aired on 8 July 2020.

10. Panel discussion on the effects of Covid-19 on the Malaysian Economy, hosted by CityPlus FM, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on 16 May, 2020. Clips from the live event can be found here.

11. Live interview on the effects of Covid-19 on the Malaysian Economy, hosted by 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, on 14 May 2020. Clips from the live event can be found here.

12. Phone interview with Aifm, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on raising the minimum wage, aired on 23 December 2019.

13. Phone interview with CityPlus FM, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on the prospects of free university education in Malaysia, aired on 5 December 2019.

14. Phone interview with Aifm, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on the developments of Malaysian Ringgit, aired on 4 December 2019.

15. Phone interview with CityPlus FM, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on the effects of migrant workers' remittances on the Malaysian economy, aired on 31 October 2019.

16. Panel discussion on Malaysia's budget 2020, hosted by 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, on 11 October, 2019. Clips from the live event can be found here.

17. Phone interview with 'The Oriental Daily News', a Chinese language newspaper, on 'Shared Prosperity 2030', published on 10 May 2019. The newspaper article can be found here.

18. Panel discussion on one year after change of government, hosted by 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, on 9 May, 2019. Clips from the live event can be found here.

19. Live radio interview on one year after change of government, hosted by CityPlus FM, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on 9 May, 2019. Clips from the live event can be found here.

20. Live radio interview on 2019 Malaysian Economy Outlook, hosted by CityPlus FM, a Mandarin radio station from Malaysia, on 8 January, 2019.

21. A special write-up for 'Sinchew Daily', a Chinese language newspaper, published on 1st January 2019, entitled 'Wishing for Higher Long-Term Returns'. The newspaper article can be found here.

22. Panel discussion on Malaysia's budget 2019, hosted by 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, on 2 November, 2018. Clips from the live event can be found here.

23. Panel discussion on Public Expenditure and Fiscal Planning in Malaysian Economic Summit 2018, hosted by KASI Institute on 16 October 2018.

24. Panel discussion on the effects of Malaysian Prime Minister visiting China, hosted by 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, on 29 August, 2018. Clips from the live event can be found here.

25. Panel discussion on Malaysia Economic Monitor: The Quest for Productivity Growth, hosted by Penang Institute and the World Bank, on 26 September 2017. Recording for the live event can be found here.

26. Phone interview with 'Sinchew Daily', a Chinese language newspaper, on cost of living in Malaysia, published on 26 June, 2016.

27. Panel discussion on Malaysian economy in 2016, hosted by 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, on 27 January, 2016.

28. Panel discussion on the effects of Chinese government announcement on the intention to buy Malaysian government debt, hosted by 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, on 25 November, 2015.

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

30. 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.

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

32. Phone interview with 'Sinchew Daily', a Chinese language newspaper, on the need for federal government budget adjustment, published on 15 January, 2015.

33. Personal interview with 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, published on 9 January, 2015.

34. Phone interview with 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, on the Malaysian stock market, published on 4 December, 2014.

35. Email interview with 'The Edge Financial Daily', a newspaper, on Malaysia's GDP growth and debt to GDP ratio, published on 17 November, 2014. The newspaper article can be found here.

36. Phone interview with 'Pocketimes', a Mandarin news portal from Malaysia, on Malaysia Federal Government's Budget 2015, published on 11 October, 2014.

37. Panel discussion on cutting subsidies, organized by the British High Commission and the Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, 20 March, 2014. The full recording can be found here.

38. Interview with 'The Star', an English newspaper, on Malaysia Federal Government's Budget 2014 published on 26 October, 2013.

39. Roundtable discussion on Malaysia Federal Government's Budget 2014, published in 'The Oriental Daily News', a Chinese language newspaper on 26 October, 2013.

40. Radio interview with 'People in the Know', an English interview programme of China Radio International on 'middle income trap', aired on 17 January, 2013.

41. Radio interview with 'People in the Know', an English interview programme of China Radio International on 'D8 and Malaysian Economy', aired on 28 November, 2012.

Wing Leong has taught World Economy, Monetary Economics, Introduction to Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic Theory, Financial Economics and Advanced Financial Economics at the UNM. 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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