My "unofficial" name is
Byron Tsang, and 曾國平 in Chinese.

  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech
  • Faculty Fellow, Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience, Virginia Tech
  • Member, Economic Research Centre, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Hong Kong

Address: Dept. of Economics, Virginia Tech, Pamplin Hall (0316), Blacksburg, VA 24061    Phone: (540) 231-5942 (Office)      Email: byrontkp at

Curriculum Vitae  (PDF version)    

Behavioral Econ Reading Group 

Working Papers

1. Housing Economics
2. Exchange Rates
3. Asset Pricing
4. Empirical Macreconomics
5. Others

Work in Progress
  • Import Competition and Mortgage Origination (with Tat-kei Lai and Travis Ng)
  • Some Macroeconomics of Quality
  • A Tale of Two Networks: Trade and Financial Linkages in the Global Economy (multiple papers, with Shaowen Luo and Shyam Ranganathan, supported by the Dean Discovery Fund)


ECON3004 Managerial Economics (Spring 2018, Undergraduate)

Commentaries in Chinese: Please go to the Facebook page or the blog for the articles.

Commentaries in English: I have recently started writing for IPP Review (Singapore), and my articles can be accessed here

I am also the co-owner of the blog Fictional Economics.