Dongshu Ou

Dongshu Ou
Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration and Policy at The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Associate Director, Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research

Dr. Ou's research focuses on the economics of education and on policy evaluation. She has been visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge (2016/7). Dr. Ou has published in various leading international journals such as Population and Development Review, Economics of Education Review and Education Economics. Her research has been supported by funding from prestigious institutions in Hong Kong and abroad, including the British Academy and Hong Kong’s Research General Council (RGC). Her current projects examine the assimilation of recent Chinese immigrants in Hong Kong and the long-term impact of education expansion in developing economies. She was selected as a semi-finalist for the 2013 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship and recipient of the Clare Hall Visiting Fellowship from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining CUHK, she was a Research Economist at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. Previously, she also worked for UNICEF, the Ford Foundation, and New Visions for Public Schools. She received a PhD in Economics and Education from Columbia University in 2009.


Research Interests:

Economics of Education, Education Policy, Immigration/Migration and Education.


Ho Tim Building 418
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
E-mail: dongshu at cuhk dot edu dot hk

Papers and Reports:

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