About the Project

ESRC-NSCF (ESRC Reference: ES/P005241/1)

"Developing financial systems to support sustainable growth in China – The role of innovation, diversity and financial regulation."

This is a collaborative research project by SOAS University of London in the UK with Nankai University, Tianjin, and Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, in China.

The three-year project is jointly funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council’s Newton Fund and the National Natural Science Foundation of China. The project aims to develop and deepen our understanding of the Chinese financial system and its crucial role in supporting the future development and continued growth of the Chinese economy.


Research Team (UK)

The UK research team are drawn from the School of Finance and Management and the Department of Economics at SOAS University of London.

Principal Investigator

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Professor Gerhard Kling
School of Finance and Management, SOAS

Co-Investigators

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Professor Christine Oughton 
School of Finance and Management, SOAS

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Professor Laurence Harris
School of Finance and Management, SOAS

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Dr Ulrich Volz
Department of Economics, SOAS

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Professor Laixiang Sun
School of Finance and Management, SOAS

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Professor Victor Murinde
School of Finance and Management, SOAS

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Dr Damian Tobin
School of Finance and Management, SOAS

 

Research Team (China)

Principal Investigator 

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Professor Lihui Tian
Chair Professor of Finance
Nankai University

Co-Investigators 

Professor Binglian Liu
College of Economic and Social Development
Nankai University

Professor Deming Luo
Centre for Research on Private Economy
College of Economics
Zhejiang University

Professor Xuejun Jin
College of Economics
Zhejiang University

Dr Xinxiang Wen
Deputy Director General of Monetary Policy Department
Research Fellow of Research Institute
The People’s Bank of China

Professor Weian Li
Business School, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics
China Academy of Corporate Governance
Nankai University