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Department of Economics
Professor PONCET, Sandra

Professor PONCET, Sandra

​MBA, Master's degree (University of Ottawa); MA , PhD (University Clermont Auvergne) (Paris 1)
  • Visiting Associate Professor ​
Phone: (852) 2616 7182
​Fax: (852) 2891 7940​
Office: WYL301/1​, 3/F, Dorothy Y. L. Wong Building, Lingnan University
Personal web-page:
​Sandra Poncet is a French citizen who received his PhD in Economics from University Clermont Auvergne (France) in 2003. Prior to joining Lingnan University in 2017 she was Professor at the University Paris 1 (Panthéon Sorbonne) and was a Scientific Advisor at CEPII (France). She also taught at University Paris 11 (Paris Saclay) and the College of Bruges (Belgium), Sciences Po Paris, SUIBE (Shanghai), BNU (Beijing), etc. Her research primarily focuses on international economics applied to the Chinese economy. She is a co-Editor of the China Economic Review. Her most recent research is connected to regional economics and international trade. It exploits firm-level data to study the local determinants of Chinese firm performance at home and on global markets. She published in various leading academic journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, The World Bank Economics Review, the Journal of Comparative Economics, the European Economic Review, etc.

Research interests:
International trade, Regional Economics, Economics of China


  1. CLC9013 Comparative Economics and Social Systems
  2. ECO3211 Chinese Economy
  3. SSC3212 Regional Development in China
  4. SSC3312 Health Policy