cross-country study

China’s Belt and Road Initiative Confronts Deglobalization

Evidence-based studies reveal why China and most Belt and Road countries remain committed to pursuing greater economic integration even with the forces of deglobalization in the form of the US-China trade war and ongoing geopoliti ...

Winning Hearts and Minds: China’s Belt and Road Initiative

To drive globalization, the Belt and Road Initiative must establish a narrative that inspires stakeholders in China and beyond. By Chair Professor Jiatao LI, Lee Quo Wei Professor of Business, Department of Management at HKUST Bu ...

Cooperation, Competition or Confrontation? An Era of Strategic Choice
QI, Ye

China and the US should explore every avenue to avoid a conflict which will lead to human tragedy. By Professor QI Ye, Director of the Institute for Public Policy at HKUST Cooperation in technological innovation is desperately ...

Global Organizations Must Rethink Supply Chain Management

The recent turbulent years have led to new challenges for global supply chain management, but with proactive mechanisms in place, corporates can minimize the impact and scale of disruptions. By Professor CHEUNG Ki Ling, Departme ...

Trading Paces

How is trade evolving: from tight coupling to loose coupling. By Adjunct Professor Alicia GARCIA-HERRERO, Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics at HKUST Business School, and Senior Research Fellow at Brussels-based think tan ...

Supplying Finance to Supply Chains

Research at HKUST informs the debate about the benefits of uniform financial regulation across countries and looks into the effects of the financial intermediation in facilitating international trade. By Associate Professor Almin ...

Seeking Advice
VENKATESH, Viswanath | SYKES, Tracy A. | ZHANG, Xiaojun

Sadly, underprivileged groups in less developed countries (LDCs) lack access to proper medical care and accurate medical information, resulting in high rates of mortality. As part of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development ...

Corporate Governance: Reform of Corporate Boards

We examine the impact of corporate board reforms on firm value in 41 countries. Using a difference-in-differences design, we find that board reforms increase firm value. Reforms involving board and audit committee independence, bu ...

Innovation and Development via Overseas Exports
XIE, Zhenzhen | LI, J. T.

Exporting plays a significant role in the development of a firm, as can provide an opportunity to access knowledge from other sources, which can facilitate organizational learning. As such, governments in emerging markets (EMs) en ...

Which is Best: Dynamically Learning the Statistical Characteristics of Systems
SHIN, Dongwook | BROADIE, Mark | ZEEVI, Assaf

Existing studies into ordinal optimization fall into one of two categories: fixed budget or fixed confidence. With fixed budget, the aim is to minimize the probability of false selection given a sampling budget. In a fixed confide ...