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name : LI YAO Gender female phone: 86 28 61830923
email: office-address: SME Building C518, QingShui Campus
major: Economics
research interst International Trade, Development Economics
Biography Li Yao received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Hawaii. She has published papers in Journal of International Trade and Economic Development (SSCI), The Service Industries Journal (SSCI), Review of Development(SSCI). She is currently an Associate Professor, Chair of Department of Economics and Finance at School of Management and Economics, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.
Education Background University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
Ph.D. in Economics,2008
Fields:  International Economics, Development Economics, Regional Economics
Thesis:  “Essays on International Trade and Industrial Agglomeration”
Thesis Advisor:  Professor Theresa Greaney
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P. R. China
M.A. in Quantitative Economics, 2003
B.A. in Investment Economics, 2000
B.A. in Law, 2000
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS Chen, Bo and Li, Yao (Contact Author). “Analyzing Bilateral Trade Barriers under a Global Trade Context: A Gravity Model Adjusted Trade Intensity Index Approach”, Review of Development Economics, forthcoming. (SSCI)
Li, Yao. “Capital Liberalization, Industrial Agglomeration and Wage Inequality”, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 2012, 21(3). (SSCI)
Jing, Runtian and Li, Yao. “Which works better: Public choice or social choice?”, The Service Industries Journal, 2011, 31(2). (SSCI)
Li, Yao and Edmonds, Christopher. “China’s Bilateral Trade Intensity”, International Conference on E-Business and E-Government (ICEE2010), May 7-9th, 2010 in Guangzhou, China. (EI)
Li, Yao. 2009. “Industrial Agglomeration and Wage Inequality in China”, 2009 International Symposium on Sustainable Development of City Group, Changsha, China.(ISTP)
Greaney, Theresa and Li, Yao. “Assessing Foreign Direct Investment Relationships Between China, Japan and the United States”, Journal of Asian Economics, 2009, 20(6): 611-625.
Edmonds, Christopher, La Croix, Sumner and Li, Yao. China trade: Busting gravity's bounds. Journal of Asian Economics, 2008, 19(5-6): 455-466.
Books Greaney, Theresa and Li, Yao. “The Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on China’s Labor Market[M]. In Robert M. Stern (ed.), Quantitative Analysis of Newly Evolving Patterns of International Trade:  Fragmentation; Offshoring of Activities; and Vertical Intra-Industry Trade”, World Scientific Studies in International Economics, 2010.