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Wei Song
PhD Student



Wei joined CHE in January 2021, and is a PhD student in Economics with the Health Policy Team supervised by Prof. Rowena Jacobs and Dr. Panos Kasteridis. His studentship focuses on acute health shock and mental health.

Prior to joining CHE, he worked as a research officer at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong. He has research experience in national health account, health outcome research, healthcare manpower planning, and screening programme evaluation.

BMedSc (WUH), BA(HUST), MPH(HKU), MA(HKU), MSc in Health Economics (YORK)


Research group(s)


Selected publications

  • Predicting the Impact of Vaccination Strategies in the COVID-19 Pandemic Using a Susceptible-Exposed-Infectious-Removed Model. Value in Health, 24, p.S108.
  • Rational use of face masks in the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 8(5), pp.434-436.
  • Hong Kong domestic health spending: financial years 1989/90 to 2013/14. Hong Kong Med J, 23(3 Supplement 4).
  • The influence of hospital accreditation: a longitudinal assessment of organisational culture. BMC health services research, 19(1), pp.1-8.




First year:
ECO00013C Microeconomics 1 (2020-21, 2021-22)

Second year:
ECO00001I Microeconomics 2 (2021-22)
ECO00003I Econometrics 2 (2020-21)
ECO00017C Economics Data Analysis (2020-21)
ECO00027I Mathematics 2 (2020-21)


ECO00047M Econometrics 1 & 2 (2020-21)

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Contact details

Wei Song
PhD Student
Centre for Health Economics