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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics
Applied Economics
Behavioural Economics
Real Estate Finance and Economics


Key publications: 

Loss Aversion and Housing Studies (with H. X. Bao), Journal of Real Estate Literature, 25(1), 49-75, 2017

Food Prices and Inflation Dynamics in China (with C. Zhang and L. Getz), China Agricultural Economic Review,6(3): 395-412, 2014 –Undergraduate Thesis

Working Papers

Reference Dependence, Loss Aversion and Residential Property Development (with Helen X. H. Bao and J. Wu), ADBI Working Paper No. 640.

Every Digit Counts: Heuristic Thinking and Biased Reference Points

Other publications: 

Disposable Income: A Leading Indicator for House Price Trends?, The Property Chronicle, June 22, 2017

Are We Humans or Are We Econs? - The Effect of Sunk Cost Fallacy in Real Estate Development Decisions (with Helen X. H. Bao and J. Wu), Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 20(1):51-62, 2017

Major Awards

Real Estate Research Institute Student Travel Award ($1,000), 2019

Award for the Best Doctoral Student Paper, European Real Estate Society, 2017

ADBI Special Prize for the Best Paper, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association ($800), 2016

China Scholarship Council - Cambridge Trust International Scholarship (Tuition & Maintenance for Three Years), 2015 - 2018

Teaching and Supervisions


Postgraduates, University of Cambridge

Teaching Assistant, EMBA Short Course in Real Estate Finance                         2017

Lecturer, SSRMCTime Series Analysis Module                                                 2017, 2018

Demonstrator, SSRMCTime Series Analysis Module                                         2016

Teaching Assistant, Quantitative Research Methods                                        2015, 2016 

Undergraduates, University of Cambridge

Teaching Assistant, Quantitative and Legal Methods for Land Economists         2017, 2018

Small-Group Supervisions on Dissertations                                                    2016, 2017

 Charlotte Chunming Meng