Professor of Business Practice
Professor of Business Practice


Paul M. Kitney has over 30 years' experience in Asia-Pacific central banking, investment banking and as a hedge fund manager. He is a former Chief Equity Strategist (Asia-Pacific) for Daiwa Capital Markets (Hong Kong) Ltd and former investment strategist at Morgan Stanley and Blackrock. Paul was Professor of Practice in Finance and Economics at Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School for the past 3 years prior to joining HKUST and held the positions of Adjunct Associate Professor and Adjunct Professor at CUHK Business School for 3 years, while working in the finance industry in Hong Kong. He has been a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV as an expert on monetary policy, Asian economies and markets. Paul was named in a list of emerging professors around the World in Business Because Magazine in 2018.

Research Interests

  • Information and Learning in Macroeconomics and Finance
  • Monetary Economics
  • Empirical Macroeconomics

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. 2015, The Australian National University, Economics
  • Master of Economics (Honours Class 1) 1999, University of Sydney


  • Kitney, P. (2018), "Financial Factors and Monetary Policy: Determinacy and Learnability of Equilibrium", Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 90:197-207

Working Papers

  • Kitney, P. (2015), "Does the Central Bank Respond to Credit Market Factors? A Bayesian DSGE Approach", CAMA Working Papers 2015-21, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University