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Professor K W Chau 鄒廣榮

Title:
Professor: Chair of Real Estate and Construction
Professor (Non-Clinical)
Head, Department of Real Estate and Construction

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Professor K W Chau 鄒廣榮

Title:
Professor: Chair of Real Estate and Construction
Professor (Non-Clinical)
Head, Department of Real Estate and Construction

Also Cited As:
K . W. Chau
Chau Kwong Wing
Chau, Kwong-wing
Kwong-wing Chau

Biography

Dr K. W. Chau is currently Chair Professor of Real Estate and Construction and Director of the Ronald Coase Centre for Property Rights Research at The University of Hong Kong. His main areas of research include real estate finance and economics, real estate price index and urban analysis. Most of his works are empirical studies with implications for policy makers and practitioners. He has published over 100 journal papers including the Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Urban Studies, Energy Policy, Building and Environment, Environment and Planning B and Habitat International. He received the International Real Estate Society Achievement Award in 1999. In 1996, Dr Chau became the founding president of the Asian Real Estate Society. He was elected president of the International Real Estate Society in 2000. He is now serving on the editorial boards of more than 10 peer-reviewed journals.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Cheung, AKC
2005-04-01Literati Club Awards for Excellence: Outstanding Paper (with Ho, DCW, Leung HF, Wong SK, Cheung AKC et. Al.), Assessing the Health and Hygiene Performance of Apartment Buildings: Facilities, Emerald Publishing, UK, Emerald Publishing, UK
Research Achievement
Cheung, AKC
2008-05-012009 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture): University Research Committee, The University of Hong Kong, Elsevier Ltd
Research Achievement
Cheung, CW
2012-04-01Best Paper Award 2012, Review of Urban Development Studies: Review of Urban Development Studies
Research Achievement
2004-12-012004 Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Liang, J
2013-01-01Travelling Scholarship on our conference paper "Explaining cap rate movements in Hong Kong": Pacific Rim Real Estate Society
Research Achievement
Ng, CHF
2011-02-012011 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture): The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Cheung, AKC
Yau, Y
Ng, HF
2007-03-01Best Paper Award - for a paper titled "A survey of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) in private apartment buildings in Hong Kong: preliminary results": Ministry of Construction, PRC
Research Achievement
Chan, ATY
Lam, SK
2006-01-012006 Best Refereed Paper Award: Pacific Rim Real Estate Society
Research Achievement
2010-01-01SSRN's Top Ten download list for ERN three times - 1. Information Asymmetry Models, 2. Urban Markets, 3. Urban Economics & Regional Studies - for the paper "Information asymmetry in the real estate market": Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Research Achievement
Cheung, AKC
Yau, Y
Ng, HF
Lam, C.L.K
2007-01-01Best Papers Award: A survey of sick building syndrome (SBS) in private apartment buildings in Hong Kong: preliminary results: Proceedings of the Sixth China Urban Housing Conference, Beijing
Research Achievement
Yau, Y
2007-03-01Best Papers Award: An empirical study of unathorized appendages in multi-storey residential buildings in Hong Kong: Proceedings of the Sixth China Urban Housing Conference, Beijing
Research Achievement
Yau, Y
Wong, ST
Cheung, AKC
2005-11-01A Comparative Study of Building Performance Assessment Schemes in Hong Kong and Mainland China: Proceedings of the 5th China Urban Housing Conference, Centre for Housing Innovations, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2003-01-01Recipient: 2003 Literati Club Award for Excellence
Research Achievement
1999-01-011999 International Real Estate Society Achievement Award: International Real Estate Society Achievement Award
Research Achievement
2005-05-012006 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture) - for a published paper titled Improving the Environment with an Initial Government Subsidy: The University of Hong Kong (for a paper published in Habitat International), Elsevier
Research Achievement
Yau, Y
Wang, S
Cheung, AKC
2005-11-01Best Paper Award - for a paper titled "A comparative study of building performance assessment schemes in Hong Kong and Mainland China": Ministry of Construction, PRC
Research Achievement
Yau, Y
2007-03-01Best Papaer Award - for a paper titled "An empirical study of unauthorized appendages in multi-storey residential buildings in Hong Kong": Ministry of Construction, PRC
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
since 2006AdvisorHong Kong Association for the Advancement of Real Estate and Construction Technology
1996-1997PresidentAsian Real Estate Society
since 1997President DirectorAsian Real Estate Society
since 2002Senior AdvisorShenzhen Cost Engineer Association
1997-1999President-ElectInternational Real Estate Society
1999-2000PresidentInternational Real Estate Society
2005-2006Chairman of Research CommitteeThe Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
2006[Unspecified]
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Real estate and construction economics
Property price indices
Property investment
Institutional arrangements in the construction industry
Housing policy
Construction productivity
Building performance assessment
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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