logo_hkust_bs.gif

logo_hkust.gif

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LI, Yao Amber 
PhD

Assistant Professor of Economics
School of Business and Management
Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong SAR, PR China

Tel:  (852) 2358-7605 (O)
Fax: (852) 2358-2084
Email: yaoli [at] ust.hk                      OR yaoamber [at] gmail.com

 

 

About Me

As an assistant professor of Economics at HKUST, I am specialized in International Trade, International Macroeconomics, Development, and Applied Economics, with strong background in quantitative and empirical studies. I am a technically skilled economist with interdisciplinary professional experience, ranging from working for national think-tanks and collaborating with policy makers.

 

 

 

Visitors from different IP address (starting from April 20, 2012):

free counters 

 

 


 

Yao Amber LI 

 

I am an assistant professor in Department of Economics, School of Business and Management, HKUST (Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology) since July 2010.

Yao Amber Li @Google Scholar Citation @SSRN @IDEAS(RePEc)  @ResearchGate  @Scopus

                        @NBER @EconPapers @VoxEU @Academia @SelectedWorks @HKUST Scholarly Publications

Yao Amber Li's CV (in PDF)

 

EDUCATION

EMPLOYMENT AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

RESEARCH FIELDS

  • Primary: International Trade and Finance, Chinese Economy
  • Secondary: Development, Economic Geography, International Business and Strategy

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Technology Diffusion, Innovation, Intellectual Property Rights, Patent, TRIPS
  • Welfare, Growth, Emerging Economies, FDI, Multinational Firms
  • Agglomeration, Clusters, Economic Geography

PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS UNDER REVIEW

 

WORKING PAPERS

SELECTED WORK IN PROGRESS

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Li, Yao Amber, John Whalley, Shunming Zhang, and Xiliang Zhao, "China's higher education transformation and its global implications," In Christine T. Ennew and David Greenaway (Eds), The Globalization of Higher Education, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, UK, 2012, pp135-162.

    The Globalization of Higher Education

 

ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The IEMS (HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies) Research Award, 2013
  • University of Western Ontario, The TM Brown Thesis Prize for best doctoral dissertation in Economics, 2010
  • University of Western Ontario, Dean's Award for Research Excellence, 2009
  • University of Western Ontario, Graduate Thesis Research Award, 2008-2009, 2007-2008
  • Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, First Prize, National Award for Research Excellence, 2004 (Research on China's International Trade at Industry Level, joint with Xiaopeng An, et. al.)
  • Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China and China Association For Science and Technology, First Prize (Beijing Area), National Challenge Cup Competition for Academic and Scientific Achievements among University Students, 2001 (joint with Hua Wu, et. al.)
  • Peking University, The Promising Academic Research Talent Award, 2001
  • Peking University, First Prize, Challenge Cup Competition for Academic Research, 2001 (joint with Hua Wu, et. al.)

REFEREEING

  • Journals (multiple times in parentheses): Journal of International Economics (3), Canadian Journal of Economics, Economic Inquiry (2), World Economy, Journal of International Trade & Economic Development (2), Economics of Education Review, China Economic Review (2), Japanese Economic Review, Singapore Economic Review, Canadian Public Policy (2), Research Policy, Journal of International Business Studies, Papers in Regional Science (2)
  • Organizations: Academy of International Business Annual Meeting 2010 (2)

TEACHING

  • HKUST: instructor, ECON4364 (International Trade and Investment, Fall 2013), ECON2123 (Macroeconomics, Spring/Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Fall 2010), ECON4354 (International Trade and Finance, Fall 2011, Fall 2012), ECON338 (Globalization: Trade, Investment, and Exchange Rate, Spring 2011)
  • The University of Western Ontario: instructor, ECON2164 (International Finance, Summer 2009)