Dr. Peng received DPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford, after obtaining a first-class degree in Economics and MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics. He had lectured at the University of St Andrews and the University of Manchester before coming to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
"Status and Income Inequality in a Knowledge Economy", forthcoming, The Journal of Economic Inequality.
“Rent-Seeking Activities and the ‘Brain Gain’ Effects of Migration”, 2009, Canadian Journal of Economics, 42; 1561-1577.
“Relative Deprivation, Wealth Inequality and Economic Growth”, 2008, Journal of Economics, 94:223-229.
“Social Interaction and Effort in a Success-at-Work Augmented Utility Model”, 2008, Journal of Socio-Economics, 37:1309-1318. (with George Bratsiotis)