Ding Ding

Associate Professor Ding Ding

Vice Dean

School of Business

Tel: +65 6248 5007

Email: ZGluZ2RpbmdAc3Vzcy5lZHUuc2c=

Educational Qualifications

  • 2004 - 2010
    Ph.D (Economics), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • 2001 - 2004
    M.A. (English), Beijing International Studies University, China
  • 1997 - 2001
    BSc. (Economics), Beijing International Studies University, China

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2019 - Present
    Vice Dean, School of Business, SUSS
  • 2012 - 2018
    Head of Programme (Finance), School of Business, SUSS
  • 2008 - 2011
    Head of Area (Economics), DMS Programme, School of Business, SUSS
  • 2005 - 2008
    Instructor, Department of Economics, Nanyang Technological University

Journal Papers

  • Guan, C., Liu, W., Yu, Y, & Ding D. (2024). Tokenomics in the Metaverse: Understanding the Lead-lag Effect among Emerging Crypto Tokens, Financial Innovation, forthcoming.
  • Fang, Z., Ding, D., & Guan, C. (2024). Does methodology matter? A revisit of the energy-growth nexus in Asia Pacific countries. Economic Issues (forthcoming).
  • Gupta, P., Ding, B., Guan, C., & Ding, D. (2024). Generative AI: A systematic review using topic modelling techniques. Data and Information Management, 100066.
  • Xia, C.; Guan, C.; Ding, D.; Teng, Y. (2024). Navigating Success in Carbon Offset Projects: A Deep Dive into the Determinants Using Topic Modeling. Sustainability, 16, 1595.
  • Ding, Q., Ding, D., Wang Y., Guan, C., & Ding, B. (2024). Unraveling the Landscape of Large Language Models: A Systematic Review and Future Perspectives. Journal of Electronic Business & Digital Economics, Vol. 3 No. 1, pp. 3-19
  • Guan, C., Ding, D., Guo, J. & Teng, Y. (2023). An ecosystem approach to Web3.0: a systematic review and research agenda, Journal of Electronic Business & Digital Economics, 2(1), 139-156.
  • Ding Ding, Guan Chong, Calvin Chan & Liu Wenting (2020) Building Stock Market Resilience Through Digital Transformation: Using Google Trends to Analyze the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic, Frontiers of Business Research in China, 14(21), 1-21.
  • Ding Ding, Guan Chong, Fang Zheng, & Lee Pui Mun, (2017), “Does Online Rating Affect Companies’ Financial Performance? Evidence from Hotels in Singapore”, Journal of Accounting and Finance, 17(9).
    *This paper was presented at the 39th INFORMS Marketing Science Annual Conference, Los Angles, United States, June 2017.
  • Ding Ding, Guan Chong, & Yu Yinghui (2017), “Game-Based Learning in Tertiary Education: A New Learning Experience for the Generation Z”, International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 7(2), 148-152.
    *This paper was presented at the 2015 International Conference on Education, Learning, and Training (ICELT 2015), Chengdu, China, November, Nov 2015.
  • Guan Chong, Ding Ding & Ho Kong Weng (2014), “E-learning in Higher Education for Adult Learners in Singapore”, International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 5(5), 348-353.
    *This paper was presented at the International Conference on Teaching and Education Sciences- ICTES 2014, Hong Kong, June 2014.
  • Ding Ding & Yothin Jingjarak (2012), “Threshold, Capital Flows, and Financial Turbulence”, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 23(3), 365-385.

Conference Papers

  • Chong Guan, Ding Ding and Jiancang Guo (2022) , “Web3.0: A Systematic Review And Research Agenda”, 2022 RIVF International Conference on Computing and Communication Technologies (RIVF).
  • Yu-chen Hung, Chong Guan, Yue Wang, Joicey Wei, & Ding Ding (2017), “Winning Box Office with Right Movie Synopsis - A Text Analysis Perspective”, 2017 ANZMAC Conference Marketing for Impact, Melbourne Australia.
  • Tan Chong Hui & Ding Ding (2015), “Volatilities and Correlations in the Stock Market during the Global Financial Crisis”, 28th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  • Guan Chong & Ding Ding (2015), “Movie Release Dates and Box Office Success under Word-of-mouth Advertising”, Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Vancouver, Canada.
  • Ding Ding & Yothin Jinjarak (2015), “Inflation and Behavior of Prices: Evidence of China 1989-2012”, 2015 International Symposium on Economics and Social Science, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Ding Ding, & Yothin Jinjarak (2013), “Economic Transition and Behavior of Prices: Micro-Level Evidence from China ”, the 2nd Quantitative Economics Conference, Beijing, China.
  • Ding Ding(2012),“WhenChineseEconomySlowsDown: TimetoVitalizetheSluggishHousehold Consumption”, the 5th GBSSR Conference, Beijing, China.

Books Chapters

  • Guan, C., Ding, D., Gupta, P., Hung, Y. & Jiang, Z. (2023). A systematic review of research on the ChatGPT-The user perspective, in Coelho. M. N. & Cunha. M. C. Eds. Handbook of Research on Cyber Criminals and Data Privacy Measures, IGI Global, forthcoming.
  • Fang Zheng, & Ding Ding (2022). New evidence on gender wage gaps in urban China. In Chew, S.B., Huang, L., & Kwa, K.X. (Ed.), Political, Economic and Social Dimensions of Labour Markets: A Global Insight, World Scientific Publishing.
  • Ding Ding, Guan Chong, Lee David Kuo Chuen, & Tan Lee Cheng (2017), “From Ant Financial to Alibaba’s Rural Taobao Strategy - How Fintech is Transforming Social Inclusion”, in David Lee & Robert Deng (Eds.), Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, vol. 1, Elsevier Academic Press.
  • Guan Chong, Ding Ding &Yu Yinghui (2016), “The Urbanisation of Rural Villages in China”, in Antonio L Rappa (ed.), The Architectonics of the Village, Ethos Books and Singapore Management University Press.


  • DefiDAO, Lee D.K.C., Guan C., & Ding D. (2023). Global Web3 Eco Innovation. Singapore University of Social Sciences - World Scientific Future Economy Series. World Scientific, forthcoming.
  • Lee David Kuo Chuen, Ding Ding & Guan Chong. (2021) Financial Management in the Digital Economy, Singapore University of Social Sciences - World Scientific Future Economy Series. vol. 6, World Scientific.
  • Guan Chong, Jiang Zhiying & Ding Ding (2019) The emerging business models. In David Lee (Ed.), Singapore University of Social Sciences - World Scientific Future Economy Series, vol. 2, World Scientific.
  • Ding Ding & FPAS Editorial Board (2016), Textbook of CFP Certification Programme Module 1 -Foundations in Financial Planning Study Guide, Financial Planning Association of Singapore.

Case Study

  • Ding Ding & Guan Chong (2015), “SG50 Business Excellence Symposium: A Case on Eu Yan Sang”, SG50 SBIZ Service Excellence Case Series.

Press Article

  • Chong Guan & Ding Ding (2020) Commentary: Samsung’s new Galaxy S20 promises to be a game changer. But it could struggle to do so, CNA, 19 Feb 2020.
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Member of CFA Singapore Society
  • Member, Economics Society of Singapore
  • Member, Academy of Management
  • Member of Teconolology Committtee (2019-2022), Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI)
  • Member, American Economic Association
  • Certificate in Foundation of Alternative Investment (FAI)
  • Financial Technology and Digital Inclusion
  • Chinese Economy
  • International Economics
  • Education Pedagogy for Lifelong Learners
  • Co-Investigator: MOE Start-up Grant RFE23003, from 01 May 2023 to 31 Oct 2024, Total Grant: $5,339 Research Project: An Ecosystem Approach in Advancing Financial Innovation inWeb3.0
  • Co-Investigator: MOE Start-up Grant RFE23006, from 01 Jul 2023 to 20 June 2024, Total Grant: $20,000 Research Project: Free-to-Play or Play-to-Earn? Understanding GameFi's Mass Players and Market using Text Analytics
  • Co-PI, SUSS Research Grant, 2017-2019: “Financial Frontiers: Be Ahead and Stay Ahead”, S$300,000.
  • Co-PI, SUSS ARC Grant, 2014-2016, Ref No. RF14SBZ01, SBZ Flagship Common Initiative “Tracking Service Excellence based on Analysing Consumer Perceptions in the Online Environment”, S$ 58,960.
  • Principal Investigator, SUSS UCCS Small Research Grant 2013, Ref No. 2012SRG06: Economic
  • Transition and Behaviour of Prices: Micro-Level Evidence from China, S$ 4,500.
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