About me

My name is Cynthia Miao GONG. I am a Ph.D. candidate in Real Estate Finance from the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, currently working on behavioral economics and experimental economics. My research interest covers the scope of corporate finance, real estate finance and urban studies.

I am on the job market for the academic year 2016-2017. I am available for interviews through the academic year and will participate in AEA meeting 2017 in Chicago.

Download my CV


Research Interests:
Behavioural Economics, Experimental Economics
Real Estate Finance and Economics, Housing Economics


Academic Awards and Scholarships                                    

2011-2016 Cambridge Overseas Trust International Scholarship, University of Cambridge, UK
2011 First Prize on University Essay Competition on Stock Futures, awarded by China Futures Association
2008-2009   University Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China


Academic Activities and Volunteer Works                           

2016 Doctoral summer school on agent-based modelling, the analysis of financial and credit networks, and experimental macroeconomics, Castellon de la Plana, Spain
2016 Volunteer for the Cambridge Festival of Science, Cambridge, UK
2015 Invited to speak at the International Forum for Outstanding Overseas Young Scholars, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
2014 Academic visit to and presentations at the Centre for Assessment and Development of Real Estate, University of Hong Kong and Tsinghua University, China
2013 Academic visit to and presentations at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Peking University and Remin University of China, China
2013 Volunteer for the Cambridge Finance Seminar Series, Cambridge, UK