Timothy Yu-Cheong Yeung is a Researcher at CEPS. He is also an Associate Researcher at the Leuven Center for Empirical Jurisprudence of KU Leuven in Belgium.
Expert in microeconomics and econometrics with more than four years of post-doctoral research experience, Timothy completed many research projects and published several academic papers in peer-reviewed journals, such as Journal of Comparative Economics and Constitutional Political Economy.
His research interests cover law and economics, digital economics and EU institutions. He was invited to act as a member of the scientific committee of a book “Data Science for Economics and Finance: Methodologies and Applications” led and edited by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.
Timothy was involved in the setting up of Governance Analytics/Chair of Governance and Regulation of Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University. He led several research projects and organised internal and also external seminars.
His main tool of analysis is econometrics. He has extensive experience working with different types of datasets and different estimation methods. He is familiar with NLP (Natural Language Processing) text mining techniques, including topic modelling and word-embeddings.
Timothy holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Toulouse School of Economics, a Master’s degree in Economics from The University of Hong Kong.
His mother tongue is Cantonese and he is fluent in English and has some knowledge of French.