[Assistant Professor] Chon-Kit Ao

Experience

(I) Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Houston, Houston, TX, May 2016
  • M.A., Economics, University of Houston, Houston, TX, May 2013
  • M.A., Economics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Jun 2010
  • B.Soc.Sc., Economics, University of Macau, Macao, Jun 2008

(II) EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2016–Now

Honors and Awards


1、IPUMS Research Award for Best U.S. Research by a Graduate Student, University of Minnesota, 2015

2、Department of Economics Teaching Award, University of Houston, 2015

(for the best graduate student instructor)

3、Dr. Walter J. Primeaux Jr. and Natalie A. Primeaux Scholarship, University of Houston, 2014

(for the outstanding 4th-year Ph.D. student)

4、Doctoral Student Tuition and Teaching Fellowship, University of Houston, 2011–2016

5、Cullen Supplemental and Recruitment Match Fellowship, University of Houston, 2011–2012

6、Postgraduate Scholarships for Master degree, CTABE, Macau Government, 2008–2010

7、Venetian Macau Limited Scholarship, University of Macau, 2007

(for the outstanding undergraduate student)

8、Member of Dean's Honour List, University of Macau, 2004–2008

(for GPA above 3.3)




Teaching record

Teaching:


Principles of Economics I

Microeconomic Principles



Service

Publications

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A.Dissertation

  • Essays on the Impact of Clean Water on Human Capital and Productivity

B.Journal Articles

  • “The Impact of Television on Women's Empowerment in India” (with Hsin-Lan Ting and Ming-Jen Lin), Journal of Development Studies, 2014, 50(11), pp. 1523-37.

C.Conference Papers

  • “The Effect of Municipal Water Filtration on Children’s School Enrollment and Employment in American Cities, 1880–1920” Population Association of America Annual Meeting, March 2016, Washington DC, USA

D.Working Papers

  • “The Effect of Municipal Water Filtration on Children's School Enrollment and Employment in American Cities, 1880–1920”

Awards: 2015 IPUMS Research Award for Best Work by a Graduate Student using IPUMS-USA data

  • “The Impact of Privatization of Water Services on Education Attainment: The Case of Argentina”