HKUST IEMS Research Grants support high-quality research that provides valuable insights into the challenges facing businesses and governments in emerging markets. In 2016, the Institute encouraged collaborative proposals among HKUST faculty and with researchers outside HKUST, and awarded 8 grants for unique research conducted on a broad range of emerging market related issues.

Research Grants 2017

The Institute is inviting proposals for the IEMS Research Grants 2017.

Research Grants Awarded in 2016

SHARIF, Naubahar
SHARIF, Naubahar, Associate Professor, Division of Social Science

The Pearl River Delta: An Emerging Silicon Valley. [Abstract]
ADAVAL, Rashmi, Professor, Department of Marketing
Morality in the Emerging Marketplace: How Cultural Mindsets Affect Consumer Responses to Firm Transgressions. [Abstract]
MUKHOPADHYAY, Anirban, Professor and Associate Dean, Department of Marketing
Generically Modified: Effects of Consumer Beliefs about Food Constituents on Health. [Abstract]
WANG, Wenbo
WANG, Wenbo, Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing

The Effect of User-Generated Social Media on Product Demand. [Abstract]
HUH, Young Eun
HUH, Young Eun, Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing

Understanding Food Consumption in Developing Countries. [Abstract]
NIELSEN, Kasper Meisner
NIELSEN, Kasper Meisner, Associate Professor, Department of Finance

Does Accountability Deter Individuals from Serving as Independent Directors? Evidence from a Corporate Governance Reform in India. [Abstract]
SULLIVAN, Bilian N.
SULLIVAN, Bilian N. , Associate Professor, Department of Management

Overcome the Legitimacy Effect: the Role of Agency in Firm Innovation in China. [Abstract]

Related Content

Call for proposals 2015-16

Research Grants Awarded in 2015

CHO, Hye Jee
CHO, Hye Jee, Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science

Suppression or Diffusion? Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on Labor Rights Protection in Emerging Market Countries [Abstract]
GARG, Sam
GARG, Sam, Assistant Professor, Department of Management
/
TSAI, Kellee Sing
TSAI, Kellee Sing, Professor of Social Science

Equity Crowdfunding in China: An Exploratory Study [Abstract]
HE, Guojun
HE, Guojun, Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science / Division of Environment / Department of Economics

National Expressway Expansion, Trade integration and Pollution: Micro-Evidence from 60,000 Industrial Plants in China [Abstract]
LI, Yao Amber
LI, Yao Amber, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Agglomeration, Competition, and Firm Capability: Evidence from China and India [Abstract]
LI, Xi
LI, Xi, Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting

A Model of China’s Shadow Banks and Market Determined Interest Rate Reform [Abstract]
SHARIF, Naubahar
SHARIF, Naubahar, Associate Professor, Division of Social Science

Value of Chinese Patents: Evidence from the Chinese Patent Inventor Survey [Abstract]
VISARIA, Sujata
VISARIA, Sujata, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Evaluating Spillover Effects of the Trader Agent Intermediated Lending Scheme on Non-borrowers [Abstract]
WANG, Yong
WANG, Yong , Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Industrial Upgrading, Structural Change, and Middle-Income Trap [Abstract]
WANG, Jin
WANG, Jin, Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science

Place-based Policies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from China’s Economic Zones [Abstract]
ZALDOKAS, Alminas
ZALDOKAS, Alminas, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance /
MUKHERJEE, Abhiroop
MUKHERJEE, Abhiroop, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance

Product Market Response to Corporate Governance Shocks: Evidence from India [Abstract]

Research Grants Awarded in 2014

BAARK, Erik
BAARK, Erik, Professor, Division of Social Science / Division of Environment

University-Industry Linkages in Indonesia and Vietnam: A Comparative Perspective [Abstract]
CHOI, Joon Nak
CHOI, Joon Nak, Assistant Professor, Department of Management

Social Networks and the Geographic Pattern of EMNC Expansion Overseas [Abstract]
GARG, Sam, Assistant Professor, Department of Management
Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies: Unpacking the CEO-Board Relationship in New Ventures [Abstract]
GOYAL, Vidhan K.
GOYAL, Vidhan K., Professor, Department of Finance

Market Access and Capital Structure: Evidence from China [Abstract]
LEE, James Z
LEE, James Z, Chair Professor, Division of Social Science

College Majors and Career Trajectories during China’s Economic Transformation [Abstract]
VISARIA, Sujata, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Can the Poor be Incentivised to Save? A Study of Migrant Domestic Workers in Hong Kong [Abstract]
WANG, Jin, Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science
Understanding Firms in Emerging Transitional Economies: China and Central-Eastern Europe Compared [Abstract]
WU, Xiaogang
WU, Xiaogang, Professor, Division of Social Science

Self-employment and Entrepreneurship in Post-Socialist Transition Economies: A Comparative Study of China, Russia, and Vietnam since the 1990s [Abstract]
XU, Juanyi Jenny
XU, Juanyi Jenny, Associate Professor, Department of Economics

China’s International and Intranational Risk-sharing [Abstract]

Research Grants Awarded in 2013

CHO, Hye Jee
CHO, Hye Jee, Assistant Professor, Division of Social Science

Income Distribution and Sovereign Credibility in Emerging Market Countries [Abstract]
DALTON, Amy N.
DALTON, Amy N., Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing

Understanding Demand for Counterfeit Products in Developing Nations [Abstract]
KWOK, James S.H.
KWOK, James S.H., Associate Professor of Business Education, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics, and Operations Management /
HUI, Kai-Lung
HUI, Kai-Lung, Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics, and Operations Management

A Study of User Behavior in using Search Engine for Locating Infringing Digital Media in Emerging Markets [Abstract]
LI, Yao Amber, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Relatedness Between Industries and Industrial Relocation: Evidence from Chinese Firms [Abstract]
MACKAY, Peter
MACKAY, Peter , Associate Professor, Department of Finance

Corporate Risk Management in Emerging Markets: Challenges and Opportunities [Abstract]
(selected as key project by SKOLKOVO-E&Y IEMS)
MUKHERJEE, Abhiroop, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance
Private Sector Financial Contract Design to Overcome Public Sector Inefficiencies in Emerging Markets [Abstract]
SHARIF Naubahar, Associate Professor, Division of Social Science
Preemption and Defense: Strategy of International Patenting in Emerging Economies [Abstract]
ZHAO, Jimin
ZHAO, Jimin, Associate Professor, Division of Social Science

Workshop on Pathways to Sustainable Urbanization in Emerging Economies [Abstract]
ZWEIG, David
ZWEIG, David, Professor, Division of Social Science

Reverse Migration and Technology Transfer in Emerging Market Societies [Abstract]
(selected as key project by SKOLKOVO-E&Y IEMS)

SHARE THIS: