About IEMS


Mission and Research Themes

The mission of the HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies (IEMS) is to become a thought leader on public policy and businesses challenges facing emerging markets. The Institute aims to focus its activities on key thematic issues that are important for emerging markets and build on the research strengths of HKUST faculty. These themes include the following:

  1. Jobs and Human Capital (led by Prof Albert Park)
  2. Innovation, Entrepreneurship (led by Prof Naubahar Sharif)
  3. Global Economic Integration (led by Prof Edwin Lai)
  4. Financial Development (led by Prof Kellee Tsai)
  5. Firms, Strategies, Markets (led by Prof Amy Dalton)
  6. Behavioral Studies (led by Prof Bilian Sullivan)

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Organization and Directorate

Bi-annual Report 2013-2015

Bi-annual Report 2015-2017

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