Chris Tong

Instructor Mentor, Rensselaer at Work

Programs Taught

Business Intelligence, Production Analytics

Bio

Chris is an economist with expertise in the areas of Econometrics and Industrial Economics. He has 30+ years of experience teaching Business Forecasting, Data Analysis for Decision Making, and Managerial Economics in the United States and abroad. He spent a great deal of time traveling and completing research throughout China, publishing findings in international journals related to the Chinese and Asian economies. Chris has also worked in the multinational non-profit sector as a Senior Data Analyst, minimizing the risk exposure of entire organizations, and currently serves as Director of Finance for a leisure travel group.

Other Professional Experience

  • Enterprise International Business Analyst
  • the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Senior Risk Consultant
  • Brigham Young University – Adjunct Professor
  • Westminster College – Associate Dean of the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business
  • Westminster College – Director of International Program Development, Division of New Learning
  • Westminster College – Director of Center for China-America Business Studies
  • Westminster College – Professor of Economics
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Utah
  • B.Sc., Economics, Westminster College

 

Research Focus
  • Risk Factor Modeling
  • Domestic Stability and Foreign Exchange Policy
  • Economic Ramifications of Multinational Corporations
  • Total Factor Productivity Growth
  • Industrial Production Efficiency
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