Dr. Lester Kwong

Dr. Lester Kwong

CCOVI Fellow
Associate Professor of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences,
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ont.
Phone: 905-688-5550 x5137
Fax: 905-688-6388
Office: PLZ 435
 
Education
B.A., University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB
M.A., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Ph.D, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
 
Teaching

ECON 3P91 - Mathematical Economics
ECON 5P01 - Microeconomic Theory
ECON 3P73 - Game Theory
ECON 3P06 - Industrial Organization
ECON 3P98 - Economics of Information

 
Research
Industrial organization aspect of the grape and wine industry; game theoretical models of information transmission; pricing in wine markets.
 
Selected Publications and Presentations
  • Kwong, L. Forthcoming. Eco-Labels as a Signal of Quality. Journal of Wine Economics.
  • Cyr, D., R. Hanagriff, and L. Kwong. Forthcoming. What is Making Investment in the Texas Vineyard Industry Tick? A Real Options Analysis of Entry and Exit. Journal of Wine Economics.
  • Kwong, L., D. Cyr, J. Kushner, and T. Ogwang. Forthcoming. A Semiparametric Hedonic Pricing Model of Ontario Wines. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics.
  • Kwong, L. Price Competition in Markets with Ethical Niches. Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Association of Wine Economists, Davis, California, U.S., June 26-28, 2010.
  • Kwong, L. 2009. On the Revelation of Provenance in Online Wine Auctions. Journal of Wine Economics, 4, 166-184.
  • Cyr, D., L. Kwong, I. Malone and A. Wendel. Economic Hysteresis in the California Vineyard Industry: A Real Options Analysis of Entry and Exit. Third Annual Meeting of the American Association of Wine Economists, Reims, Champagne, France, June 18-21, 2009.
  • Kwong, L. and C.W. Cullen. On the Adoption of Green Technology as a Signal of Quality. Third Annual Meeting of the American Association of Wine Economists, Reims, Champagne, France, June 18-21, 2009.
  • Kwong, L. 2007. The Desirability of Expert Advice. Competition Bureau of Canada.

Dr. Lester Kwong

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