Christine Ho is Associate Professor of Economics at Singapore Management University. She was previously awarded a SMU Shirin Fozdar Fellowship. Her research interests lie at the intersection of public policy and family economics with a particular focus on household production. Recent research works tackle the implications of grandchild care on grandparents’ economic behaviour, the evaluation and optimal design of child care subsidy programs, and the linkages between old age support and parental investments in children.

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Ph.D. Economics, University College London, 2010

MPhil Economics, University of Cambridge, 2004

BSc Economics, London School of Economics, 2003

Research Interests

Fields: Public Economics, Labor & Demographic Economics, Family Studies

Areas: Family and Intergenerational Transfers, Policy Evaluation and Design


School of Economics

Singapore Management University

90 Stamford Road

Singapore 178903

Email: christineho@smu.edu.sg