Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Feng Qu

Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences

Assoc Prof Feng Qu

Dr. FENG Qu is currently head of Economics Division and an associate professor at School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. His research areas include econometrics, Chinese economy and financial markets. Recently, A/P Feng conducts research on exploring big data on economics and business areas by applying machine learning algorithms. His research papers appear in top economics journals, including Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, China Economic Review, etc.

At NTU, A/P Feng teaches econometrics courses at all levels, and Chinese Economy. He was honored at NTU Convocation Ceremony 2013 for inspirational teaching and mentorship, and was nominated by department for the Nanyang Award for Research Excellence, NTU, 2012.

A/P Feng obtained his PhD in economics at Syracuse University (USA), MA in economics at Fudan University (Shanghai) and BS in mathematics at Southeast University (Nanjing).
Research Interests
Econometrics, Chinese economy, Financial Markets, Machine Learning Applications in Economics and Finance
Current Projects
  • Bridging Econometric Models and Big Data Approach: Quantitative Analysis of Financial Markets
  • Is Public Investment Productive and Efficient?
  • Understanding The Growth of China Through The Lens of Productivity And Financial Frictions
Selected Publications
  • Eric Yan, Qu Feng, Yew-Kwang Ng. (2021). Do We Need Ramsey Taxation? Our Existing Taxes Are Largely Corrective. Economic Modelling, 94.
  • Qu Feng, Chihwa Kao. (2020). Large-Dimensional Panel Data Econometrics. World Scientific.
  • Qu Feng. (2020). Common Factors and Common Breaks in Panels: An Empirical Investigation. Economics Letters, 187, 108897.
  • Badi H. Baltagi, Qu Feng and Chihwa Kao. (2019). Structural Changes in Heterogeneous Panels with Endogenous Regressors. Journal of Applied Econometrics, 34, 883-892.
  • Qu Feng, Zhifeng Wang and Guiying Laura Wu. (2019). Productivity Dynamics of Chinese Manufacturing Firms. The Singapore Economic Review, 64, 899-919.

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