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 Finance research cluster.
Areas of expertise:
- Productivity and trade;
- Corporate finance;
- Growth and development;
- The Chinese economy.
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).
I am interested in supervising PhD students in the areas of trade and productivity, corporate investment and finance, and growth and development.
Current PhD students
Timothy Birabi (since 2012 - present)
Thesis topic: Essays on Cultural and Institutional Dynamics on Economic Development Using Spatial Analysis
Aldo Archundia (2012 - present)
thesis topic: Effectiveness of Institutions, Measures and Economic Development in Latin America - Mexico and Brazil
Zhixiao Wang (2013 - present)
Thesis topic: Financing Constraints and Corporate Investment in China
Xiao Zhang (2013 - present)
Thesis topic: Essays in Corporate Finance
Zerun Liu (2015 - present)
Thesis topic: Financial constraints and corporate investment in China
- 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