Tin Cheuk (Tommy) Leung
224 Kirby Hall
Research Interests: Applied Micro, Copyright, African Slave Trade
View CV – 2016 (PDF)
Tommy comes to Wake Forest from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his B.B.A. (Economics) from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He teaches microeconomics and industrial organization. His areas of expertise include industrial organization, economics of copyright, housing, and economic history.
B.A. – Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
M.A. – University of Minnesota
Ph.D. – University of Minnesota
- “To Root or Not to Root? The Economics of Jailbreak,” (with Hong Chao, Chun-Yu Ho, and Travis Ng), Journal of Comparative Economics, forthcoming
- “Dispersion and Distortions in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade,” (with John T. Dalton), Journal of International Economics, 2015, 96 (2), 412-425.
- “Music Piracy: Bad for Record Sales but Good for the iPod?” Information Economics and Policy, 2015, 31, 1-12. (lead article)
- “Why is Polygyny More Prevalent in Western Africa? An African Slave Trade Perspective,” (with John T. Dalton) Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2014, 62 (4), 599-632. (lead article)
- “What is the True Loss Due to Piracy? Evidence from Microsoft in Hong Kong,” Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 95 (3), 1015-1029.