主讲教师简介：Ben Wang is a senior lecturer at Macquarie University, where he also serves as the corporate engagement coordinator for the Department of Economics. He is the treasurer for the Economic Society Australia (NSW branch) and Chinese Economics Society Australia. His work focuses on applied macroeconomics, with recent interests on measuring and evaluating the impact of macroeconomic uncertainty, housing market dynamics, and the role of media news in driving households' expectations. He has also worked on interdisciplinary topics that are related to socioeconomic disadvantaged groups. He has published in a wide range of academic journals including Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Journal of Macroeconomics, and Journal of Business Ethics. Ben has been a guest editor for Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization , China Economic Review and Social Indicator Research.