Associate Director


Ke, Rongzhu

Associate Director, The Chinese University of Hong Kong- Zhejiang University Joint Research Center for Digital Economy

Professor, College of Economics, Zhejiang University

Areas of Expertise

• Contract theory

• Organizational Economics

• Chinese Economy

• Digital Governance


Rongzhu KE is a Professor of Economics at Zhejiang University and the Associate Director of the CUHK-Zhejiang University Joint Research Center for Digital Economy. He received both his bachelor's and master's degree in economics from Zhejiang University, and a Ph.D degree in economics from MIT (2009). Before joining the College of Economics, Zhejiang University, he was teaching (as Assistant Professor) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2009-2016) and the Hong Kong Baptist University (2017-2020). His research interests include microeconomic theory, mechanism design, and organizational economics. He also conducts some empirical work concerning testable implication of contract theory. His research works had been published in Journal of Labor Economics, Theoretical Economics, Operations Research, Management Science, SIAM Journal on Optimization and etc. And he was the PI or a Co-PI of research projects sponsored by RGC, HK, NSFC, and other organizations.