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 (PhD, 2006, University of British Columbia) conducts research in public finance and urban economics. He is particularly interested in how the growing trend of homeowners’ associations has affected municipal budgets, public services and local governance. In other research, he has also explored property tax limitations, local elections, land use regulation and housing markets. He joined Oberlin College after an assistant professor position at Florida State University. He currently teaches courses in public and urban economics, as well as principles of economics.


Curriculum Vitae

Fall 2015

 ECON 101-02     

 Principles of Economics                    

 TR 11:00-12:15PM           

 ECON 253

 Intermediate Microeconomics     

 TR 3:00-4:15PM

 ECON 322

 Public Economics

 MW 2:30-4:20PM

 ECON 955-02

 Private Reading

Spring 2016

 ECON 207                       

 Urban Economics

 TR 11:00-12:15PM                               

 ECON 448

 Seminar: Economics of Housing and Real Estate     

 W 2:30-4:20PM

 ECON 995-02

 Private Reading