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This Archive is set up to archive economics and business-related datasets collected by faculty and students at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

We wish to facilitate academic research by providing useful data sources for the HKUST family, as well as offering a safe place for the faculty and students to store their datasets.








Data Users' Responsibilities


Who can use the data:

  • The use of data is restricted to faculty, research staff and students of HKUST.

  • Each user of dataset should apply for access independently by himself/herself by completing the Data Use Application and Agreement form.


Usage of data:

  • The data can be used for academic research purposes only.


Duties of users:

  • Users shall not disclose or transfer any part of the dataset to any third party by any means.

  • Users shall perform due diligence to protect the data from any possible unauthorized disclosure or leakage.



  • Users may be liable for legal consequences for any unapproved usage or disclosure of the data.