Hello! Welcome to my homepage. I am Professor of Economics at Fudan University. Before joining Fudan, I served as Chair in Economics at the University of Liverpool, where I still hold an honorary appointment. I earned my postgraduate degrees from the University of British Columbia and the University of Michigan. My current research focuses on macroeconomic theory, monetary economics, economic growth, innovation and intellectual property rights. My research has been published in journals, such as the European Economic Review, International Economic Review, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of International EconomicsJournal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Urban EconomicsMacroeconomic Dynamics, and the Review of Economic Dynamics. For a list of my publications, please refer to curriculum vitae and research statement. Here are my RePEc/IDEAS rankings among the top 10% economists. Currently, I serve as an associate editor for the Bulletin of Economic Research and Economic Modelling