Biographical Note
After graduation from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990, Yin-Wong Cheung joined the University of California in Santa Cruz. Currently, Cheung is an associate professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Cheung's areas of research include econometrics, applied econometrics, exchange rate dynamics, asset pricing, and output fluctuation. He has published over 40 refereed articles in more than 20 professional journals including Econometric Theory, Game and Economic Behavior, Journal of Business & Economics Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of International Economics, and Journal of Finance. He also coauthored a book on financial options (in Chinese). His publications have been cited over 200 times (Social Sciences Citation Index, 90-97) and in several prominent review articles. His work on the finite sample critical values is incorporated in the econometric package TSP. Cheung has reviewed more than 100 articles and proposals and served as a referee for over 30 different journals and grant agencies. He also has served on the editorial boards of three journals. He has presented his research at academic institutions and conferences in the United States, Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, and New Zealand. Some research grant awards include Center for German and European Studies Grant, UC Pacific Rim Research Grant, and Strategic Research Grant. Cheung has been appointed as the vice chair of the Department and has served on a number of departmental and university committees involved in directing master's and Ph.D. theses.

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