Dr Sai Ding
- Senior Lecturer (Economics)
Sai joined the subject area of Economics at the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School in January 2010. She obtained her PhD in Economics from the University of Birmingham in 2006. Sai previously held a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Oxford and was also a visiting lecturer at Brunel University, and a tutor at St. Catherine's College at Oxford University.
CV: Sai Ding CV (pdf)
Sai is a member of the School's Applied Economics research cluster.
Areas of expertise:
- Productivity and trade;
- Corporate finance;
- Growth and development;
- The Chinese economy.
01/2020-12/2023 Co-Investigator, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Research Grant on the project of ‘Inter-Regional Industrial Policy Competition, Market Segmentation and Spatial Misallocation’ (480,000 CNY) with Wei Jiang (Principal Investigator, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China)
01/2018-12/2020 Co-Investigator, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Research Grant on the project of ‘A Micro-level Study on the Impact of Fiscal Policy Volatility on Resource Misallocation in China’ (200,000 CNY) with Wei Jiang (Principal Investigator, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China)
11/2016-07/2017 College of Social Sciences Senior Research Fellowship at Columbia University (£3,180)
January 2016 - May 2016: Workshop funding (£13,500) from the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE), the Confucius Institute at the University of Glasgow, and the Adam Smith Business School.
March 2015 - March 2016: Academic Returns and Research Support Grant (£9,200) from the College of Social Science, University of Glasgow
May 2013 - September 2013: Workshop funding (£12,000) from the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE), the Confucius Institute at the University of Glasgow, and the Adam Smith Business School.
April 2009 - December 2009: Principal Investigator, ESRC Small Research Grant (£74,420) on the project of 'Understanding Enterprise Investment in China' (Ref No. RES-000-22-3140) with Professor Alessandra Guariglia (University of Birmingham) and Professor John Knight (University of Oxford).
Sai is interested in supervising projects examining:
- Trade and productivity
- Infrastructure and development
- Corporate finance and investment
- The Chinese economy
Current doctoral superivision
- Gong, Jialin
The impact of fiscal stimulus package on the Chinese economy
- Growth and Development (MSc);
- Money, Finance and Growth (MSc).
- Economic Growth, Finance and Development (Honours; level 3).
- April 2014-present: Research Assessor of Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
- November 2012-present: Editorial Board member, Europe-Asia Studies
- July 2010-present: Member of ESRC Peer Review College