Current Academic Position:

Assistant Professor
School of Finance
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies


Research Interests:

Primary fields: International Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics
Secondary fields: Financial Economics, Economic Growth

Contact Info:

Email: econlai [at] gmail [dot] com

Publications:

 China's capital and 'hot' money flows: An empirical investigation. (2015) (with Tao Cai and Vinh Dang), accepted by Pacific Economic Review.

 Long-run relationship between inequality and growth in post-reform China: New evidence from dynamic panel model (2015) (with Tingting Li, Yong Wang and Dingtao Zhao), accepted by International Review of Economics and Finance.

Kaldorian disaggregation, temporary migration and welfare: theory and calibration. (2015) (with Tao Cai, Bharat Hazari and Vijay Mohan), accepted by Pacific Economic Review.

 Consumption risk sharing and self-insurance across provinces in China: 1952-2008. (2014) (with Kenneth S. Chan and Isabel K. M. Yan),  China Economic Review, vol(30), 66-85.

The impact of fiscal reform on the provincial consumption risk sharing in China. (2014) (with Erin P. K. So and Isabel K. M. Yan),  Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, vol 50 (3), 45-58.

Regional capital mobility in China: economic reform with limited financial integration. (2013) (with Paul D. McNelis and Isabel K. M. Yan),  Journal of International Money and Finance, vol 37, 493-503.

Kaldorian disaggregation, temporary migration and domestic welfare. (2013) (with Bharat Hazari and Vijay Mohan), accepted by Review of Development Economics.

Is the provincial capital market segmented in China? (2013) (with Kenneth S. Chan and Isabel K. M. Yan), Review of Development Economics, 17(3), 430-46.

Regional capital mobility in China: 1978-2006. (2011) (with Kenneth S. Chan, Isabel K. M. Yan and Vinh Dang), Journal of International Money and Finance, vol 30, 1506-15.