HKUST IEMS Working Papers present the latest academic research findings of HKUST IEMS Faculty Associates and visiting speakers.

No.PaperAuthor(s)Date
2015-01
Trade Liberalization, Quality, and Export Prices
Trade Liberalization, Quality, and Export Prices
FAN, Haichao;
LI, Yao Amber
LI, Yao Amber; YEAPLE, Stephen R.
2015 January
2015-02
Credit Constraints, Quality, and Export Prices: Theory and Evidence from China
Credit Constraints, Quality, and Export Prices: Theory and Evidence from China
FAN, Haichao;
LAI, Edwin
LAI, Edwin;
LI, Yao Amber
LI, Yao Amber
2015 January
2015-03
The Effect of Air Pollution on Mortality in China: Evidence from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
The Effect of Air Pollution on Mortality in China: Evidence from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
HE, Guojun
HE, Guojun; FAN, Maoyong; ZHOU, Maigeng
2015 January
2015-04
How Does Foreign Bank Entry Affect Financial Inclusion in Emerging and Developing Economies?
How Does Foreign Bank Entry Affect Financial Inclusion in Emerging and Developing Economies?
GOPALAN, Sasidaran
GOPALAN, Sasidaran; RAJAN, Ramkishen S.
2015 February
2015-05
Does Foreign Bank Entry Contribute to Financial Depth?: Examining The Role of Income Thresholds
Does Foreign Bank Entry Contribute to Financial Depth?: Examining The Role of Income Thresholds
GOPALAN, Sasidaran
GOPALAN, Sasidaran
2015 February
2015-06
Does Foreign Bank Entry Affect Monetary Policy Effectiveness?: Exploring the Interest Rate Pass-Through Channel
Does Foreign Bank Entry Affect Monetary Policy Effectiveness?: Exploring the Interest Rate Pass-Through Channel
GOPALAN, Sasidaran
GOPALAN, Sasidaran; RAJAN, Ramkishen S.
2015 February
2015-07
Magnet High Schools and Academic Performance in China: A Regression Discontinuity Design
Magnet High Schools and Academic Performance in China: A Regression Discontinuity Design
PARK, Albert
PARK, Albert; SHI, Xinzheng, HSIEH, Chang-tai; AN, Xuehui
2015 February
2015-08
Permanent Income and Subjective Well-Being
Permanent Income and Subjective Well-Being
CAI, Shu;
PARK, Albert
PARK, Albert
2015 February
2015-09
Promotion Incentives in the Public Sector: Evidence from Chinese Schools
Promotion Incentives in the Public Sector: Evidence from Chinese Schools
KARACHIWALLA, Naureen;
PARK, Albert
PARK, Albert
2015 February
2015-10
Growth, Pollution, and Life Expectancy: China from 1991-2012
Growth, Pollution, and Life Expectancy: China from 1991-2012
EBENSTEIN, Avraham; Fan, Maoyong; GREENSTONE, Michael;
HE, Guojun
HE, Guojun; YIN, Peng; ZHOU, Maigeng
2015 February
2015-11
Global Technology Leadership: The Case of China
Global Technology Leadership: The Case of China
HUANG, Can;
SHARIF, Naubahar
SHARIF, Naubahar
2015 February
2015-12
A Model of China's State Capitalism
A Model of China's State Capitalism
LI, Xi
LI, Xi; LIU, Xuewen;
WANG, Yong
WANG, Yong
2015 February
2015-13
Fiscal Incentives and Policy Choices of Local Governments: Evidence from China
Fiscal Incentives and Policy Choices of Local Governments: Evidence from China
HAN, Li
HAN, Li;
KUNG, James K.S.
KUNG, James K.S.
2015 March
2015-14
Can Conditional Grants Attract Better Students: Evidence from Chinese Normal Universities
Can Conditional Grants Attract Better Students: Evidence from Chinese Normal Universities
HAN, Li
HAN, Li; XIE, Jiaxin
2015 March
2015-15
Political Volatility and Capital Markets: Evidence from Transition
Political Volatility and Capital Markets: Evidence from Transition
HARTWELL, Christopher A.2015 March
2015-16
Is the PDS Already a Cash Transfer? Rethinking India’s Food Subsidy Policies
Is the PDS Already a Cash Transfer? Rethinking India’s Food Subsidy Policies
BALASUBRAMANIAN, Sujata2015 March
2015-17
Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift in Global Markets: Evidence from an Information Shock
Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift in Global Markets: Evidence from an Information Shock
HUNG, Mingyi
HUNG, Mingyi;
LI, Xi
LI, Xi; WANG, Shiheng
2015 March
2015-18
The Value of Political Ties versus Market Credibility: Evidence from Corporate Scandals in China
The Value of Political Ties versus Market Credibility: Evidence from Corporate Scandals in China
HUNG, Mingyi
HUNG, Mingyi; WONG, T.J.; ZHANG, Fang
2015 March
2015-19
What Makes the Bonding Stick? A Natural Experiment Involving the U.S. Supreme Court and Cross-Listed Firms
What Makes the Bonding Stick? A Natural Experiment Involving the U.S. Supreme Court and Cross-Listed Firms
LICHT, Amir N.; POLIQUIN, Christopher; SIEGEL, Jordan I;
LI, Xi
LI, Xi
2015 March
2015-20
Board Reforms and Firm Value: Worldwide Evidence
Board Reforms and Firm Value: Worldwide Evidence
FAUVER, Larry;
HUNG, Mingyi
HUNG, Mingyi;
LI, Xi
LI, Xi; TABOADA, Alvaro
2015 March
2015-21
The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Disruptions to Education, and the Returns to Schooling in Urban China
The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Disruptions to Education, and the Returns to Schooling in Urban China
GILES, John;
PARK, Albert
PARK, Albert; WANG, Meiyan
2015 March
2015-22
Unintended Negative Consequences of Rewards for Student Attendance: Results from a Field Experiment in Indian Classrooms
Unintended Negative Consequences of Rewards for Student Attendance: Results from a Field Experiment in Indian Classrooms
CHAO, Melody; DEHEJIA, Rajeev; MUKHOPADHYAY, Anirban;
VISARIA, Sujata
VISARIA, Sujata
2015 April
2015-23
Financing Smallholder Agriculture: An Experiment with Agent-Intermediated Microloans in India
Financing Smallholder Agriculture: An Experiment with Agent-Intermediated Microloans in India
MAITRA, Pushkar; MITRA, Sandip; MOOKHERJEE, Dilip; MOTTA, Alberto;
VISARIA, Sujata
VISARIA, Sujata
2015 April
2015-24
Financing Small and Medium Enterprises in China: Recent Trends and Prospects beyond Shadow Banking
Financing Small and Medium Enterprises in China: Recent Trends and Prospects beyond Shadow Banking
TSAI, Kellee Sing
TSAI, Kellee Sing
2015 May
2015-25
The Political Economy of State Capitalism and Shadow Banking in China
The Political Economy of State Capitalism and Shadow Banking in China
TSAI, Kellee Sing
TSAI, Kellee Sing
2015 May
2015-26
Input-Trade Liberalization and Markups
Input-Trade Liberalization and Markups
FAN, Haichao;
LI, Yao Amber
LI, Yao Amber; LUONG, Tuan Anh
2015 May
2015-27
Import Response to Exchange Rate Fluctuations: A Micro-level Investigation
Import Response to Exchange Rate Fluctuations: A Micro-level Investigation
LI, Yao Amber
LI, Yao Amber;
XU, Juanyi Jenny
XU, Juanyi Jenny; ZHAO, Chen Carol
2015 May
2015-28
Forward-Looking Exporters and Exchange Rate Pass-Through: A Micro-Level Investigation
Forward-Looking Exporters and Exchange Rate Pass-Through: A Micro-Level Investigation
LI, Yao Amber
LI, Yao Amber; ZHAO, Chen Carol
2015 July
2015-29
Asymmetric Information and Middleman Margins: An Experiment with Indian Potato Farmers
Asymmetric Information and Middleman Margins: An Experiment with Indian Potato Farmers
MITRA, Sandip; MOOKHERJEE, Dilip; TORERO, Maximo;
VISARIA, Sujata
VISARIA, Sujata
2015 August
2015-30
Geography, Ties, and Knowledge Flows: Evidence from Citations in Mathematics
Geography, Ties, and Knowledge Flows: Evidence from Citations in Mathematics
HEAD, Keith;
LI, Yao Amber
LI, Yao Amber; MINONDO, Asier
2015 September
2015-31
Credit Distribution and Exports: Microeconomic Evidence from China
Credit Distribution and Exports: Microeconomic Evidence from China
LI, Yao Amber
LI, Yao Amber;
PARK, Albert
PARK, Albert; ZHAO, Chen Carol
2015 November
2016-32
Surface Water Quality and Infant Mortality in China
Surface Water Quality and Infant Mortality in China
HE, Guojun
HE, Guojun; PERLOFF, Jeffrey
2016 May
2016-33
Low-Carbon Futures for Shenzhen’s Urban Passenger Transport System
Low-Carbon Futures for Shenzhen’s Urban Passenger Transport System
ZHANG, Shengyuan;
ZHAO, Jimin
ZHAO, Jimin
2016 June
2016-34
Assessing Urban Transport Systems through the Lens of Individual Behavior: Shenzhen and Hong Kong
Assessing Urban Transport Systems through the Lens of Individual Behavior: Shenzhen and Hong Kong
ZHANG, Shengyuan;
ZHAO, Jimin
ZHAO, Jimin
2016 June
2016-35
Travel Behavior, Energy Use, and Carbon Emissions: Evidence from Shenzhen, China
Travel Behavior, Energy Use, and Carbon Emissions: Evidence from Shenzhen, China
ZHANG, Shengyuan;
ZHAO, Jimin
ZHAO, Jimin;
PARK, Albert
PARK, Albert
2016 June
2016-36
Benefiting from Disaster?: Public and Private Responses to the Wenchuan Earthquake
Benefiting from Disaster?: Public and Private Responses to the Wenchuan Earthquake
PARK, Albert
PARK, Albert; WANG, Sangui
2016 June
2016-37
A Better Vision for Development: Eyeglasses and Academic Performance in Rural Primary Schools in China
A Better Vision for Development: Eyeglasses and Academic Performance in Rural Primary Schools in China
GLEWWE, Paul;
PARK, Albert
PARK, Albert; ZHAO, Meng
2016 June
2016-38
China's Belt and Road Initiative: Can Europe Expect Trade Gains?
China's Belt and Road Initiative: Can Europe Expect Trade Gains?
GARCIA HERRERO, Alicia
GARCIA HERRERO, Alicia; XU, Jianwei
2016 December
2016-39
Do College Graduates Serving as Village Officials Help Rural China?
Do College Graduates Serving as Village Officials Help Rural China?
HE, Guojun
HE, Guojun; WANG, Shaoda
2016 December
2016-40
Technology or Upskilling? Trends in the Task Composition of Jobs in Central and Eastern Europe
Technology or Upskilling? Trends in the Task Composition of Jobs in Central and Eastern Europe
HARDY, Wojciech; KEISTER, Roma ; LEWANDOWSKI, Piotr 2016 December
2017-41
The Equity Impacts of Targeted Smallholder Agricultural Credit
The Equity Impacts of Targeted Smallholder Agricultural Credit
MAITRA, Pushkar; MITRA, Sandip; MOOKHERJEE, Dilip;
VISARIA, Sujata
VISARIA, Sujata
2017 March
2017-42
Understanding and Tackling Unethical Consumption: The Case of Counterfeit Consumption
Understanding and Tackling Unethical Consumption: The Case of Counterfeit Consumption
LIU, Jingshi;
DALTON, Amy N.
DALTON, Amy N.; HONG, Jiewen
2017 August
2017-43
Balancing Development and the Environment in a Changing World: Expressways, GDP, and Pollution in China
Balancing Development and the Environment in a Changing World: Expressways, GDP, and Pollution in China
HE, Guojun
HE, Guojun; XIE, Yang; ZHANG, Bing
2017 August
2017-44
China’s mobility barriers and employment allocations
China’s mobility barriers and employment allocations
NGAI, Rachel
NGAI, Rachel;
PISSARIDES, Christopher
PISSARIDES, Christopher;
WANG, Jin
WANG, Jin
2017 August
2017-45
From Political Power to Personal Wealth: Privatization, Elite Opportunity, and Social Stratification in Post-Reform China
From Political Power to Personal Wealth: Privatization, Elite Opportunity, and Social Stratification in Post-Reform China
XU, Duoduo;
WU, Xiaogang
WU, Xiaogang
2017 August

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