Department Chair:
Barbara Craig

Administrative Assistant:
Terri Pleska

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8483
Fax: (440) 775-6978

Rice Hall 233
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Ron Cheung

Ron Cheung

Associate Professor of Economics

Contact Information


Rice Hall 229
(440) 775-8971

Personal Web Site:

Ron Cheung

Ron Cheung

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of British Columbia, 2006
  • Master of Arts, University of British Columbia, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours), University of Alberta, 1998

Ron Cheung (Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2006) conducts research in public finance and urban economics. He is particularly interested in how the growing trend of homeowners’ associations has affected municipal budgets, local governance and property values. In other research, he has explored property tax limitations, local elections, land use regulation and housing markets. He has published in journals such as the Journal of Urban EconomicsRegional Science & Urban Economics and the National Tax Journal. He teaches classes in public economics and urban economics, as well as principles of economics and intermediate microeconomics.


Curriculum Vitae

Fall 2016

 ECON 322


 TR 11:00-12:15PM

 ECON 448

Seminar: Economics of Housing and Real Estate

 T 1:00-2:50PM

 ECON 955-02

 Private Reading

Spring 2017

 ECON 101-03                     

 Principles of economics

 TR 11:00-12:15PM                               

 ECON 207


 TR 3:00-4:15PM

 ECON 995-02

 Private Reading