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Professor Chengqi Wang

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BSc (Jilin University of Finance & Economics), Mphil (Dongbei University of Finance & Economics), PhD (University of Abertay Dundee)
Professor of Strategy and International Business

Division: Strategy and International Business
E-mail: Chengqi.Wang@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8467821
Location: C79 (North Building, Jubilee Campus)

Chengqi Wang is Professor of Strategy and International Business and he joined Nottingham University in 2007. Prior to this appointment, he worked at the Centre for International Business, University of Leeds (CIBUL) at Leeds University Business School during 2000 and 2006. He has published over 40 papers in refereed international journals such as Journal of International Business Studies (in 2000, 2002, 2007 and 2012 respectively), British Journal of Management, Research Policy, Journal of World Business, Management International Review, Journal of Business Research and International Business Review.

He has conducted various projects supported by British Academy, Japan Foundation Endowments Committee, Sino-British Fellowship Trust, Universities China Committee in London, Natural Science Foundation of China, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Jilin provincial government, Yunnan provincial government and Ningbo city government. His research has been recognized in the form of prestigious academic awards.

He is the winners of First Class The Ann Tse Kai Prize in 2014, IBR Best Published Paper Award in 2013, Best Paper Award at the British Academy of Management (BAM) Annual Conference in 2008, and Palgrave Best Paper Award at the Academy of International Business (AIB UK&I) in 2002. Journal of International Management (2016, Volume 22, Issue 4) ranks him world no. 11th in research on multinational firms from emerging markets based on impact score. Professor Chengqi Wang hold visiting Professor positions in City University of Hong Kong and several leading Universities in China such as Renmin University of China, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China and University of International Business & Economics.

He has taught in Singapore, South Korea and China and has advised international organizations such as the European Union and both British government and Chinese government (central and local), in additional to business sector.

Research Interests
Determinants and spillover effects of foreign direct investment; antecedents and performance implications of internationalization by emerging market enterprises; antecedents and performance implications of R&D internationalization; China's integration into the world economy through inward and outward foreign direct investment

Administrative Roles
Divisional Research Director (Strategy and International Business)
I am module convenor of the following modules:


Undergraduate

International Business (N13213)


MSc

Dissertation: MSc International Business (N14B20)
International Business Strategy (N14B45)


Details of all modules can be found in the Module Catalogue

Current Research Activities
My research is dominated by two themes. One is the role of multinational enterprises in the process of emerging economies' integration into the global economy and the other concerns innovation and knowledge spillovers.

I am particularly interested in the intersection of the two themes, and one example is the project on the role of internationalization in explaining innovation performance. Current projects include spillover effects of foreign direct investment, antecedents and performance implications of internationalization by emerging market enterprises, and antecedents and performance implications of R&D internationalization

Published Work: Highlights
     Wang, C., Hong, J., Kafouros, M., & Wright, M. (2012). Exploring the role of government involvement in outward direct investment from emerging economies, Journal of International Business Studies, , 43(7): 65-676
International Collaborations, Organisation & Contributions
2013 - 2015    Internationalization Process and performance Natural Science Foundation of China. (No. 71273035, with Chen, Y), 54,000 (540,000 yuan)
- 2014    First class (Sole) Ann Tse Kai Prize for International Trade Research, 2014, awarded by the Chinese Association of International Trade for the JIBS 2012 paper entitled: Exploring the role of government involvement in outward FDI from emerging economies. Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), 43, 655-676. Co-authors: Karouros, M, Hong, J and Wright M.
- 2013    Best IBR Published Paper Award, 2013, European Internatonal Business Academy (EIBA), Palgrave Award for best paper in the Journal of International Business Review. Title: What Drives the Internationalization of Chinese Firms? Testing the Explanatory Power of Three Theoretical Frameworks. Co-authors: Kafouros, M, Hong, J; Boateng, A;
2012 - 2012    Inter-regional determinants of Innovatory spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from China", at the Annual Meeting of Academy of International Business, Washington, DC, USA, June, 2012.
2012 - 2012    R&D Globalization and Firm Performance. Annual Meeting of Academy of International Business UK&I Chapter with, Liverpool, March, 2012.
2012 - 2012    Reconceptualizing the Spillover Effects of Foreign Direct Investment: A Process-Dependent Approach. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, June 2012.
2011 - 2011    Location Choices and Performance Consequences", at the Annual Meeting of European Academy of International Business, Bucharest, Romania, December, 2011
- 2008    Best Paper Award, September 2008, British Academy of Management (BAM), International Business Track, Harrogate, Title: The determinants of Innovation Performance in China, co-author: Kafouros, M
- 2005    Best paper award, May 2005, The 9th International Conference of Global Business and Economic Development, Seoul, Title: Foreign direct investment and spillovers: a disaggregated analysis on the Chinese Industry, co-author Z Zhao
- 2002    Best Paper Award, April 2002, Academy of International Business (AIB UK&I) Palgrave Award for the best competitive paper, Title: Relative economic performance of Foreign subsidiaries in UK Manufacturing industry, co-authors: P Siler and X liu.
 

Publications prior to 2005



Publications prior to 2005

Journal Articles

Siler, P.; Wang, C.; Liu, X. (2003), "Technology Transfer within Multinational Enterprises: Panel Data Evidence from US Subsidiaries in Scotland", Regional Studies, Vol.37 (1), pp. 15-25.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. (2002), "The Impacts of FDI on the Performance of Chinese Manufacturing Firms", Journal of International Business Studies, Vol.33 (4), pp. 637-655, (Lead Article).

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C.; Cross, C. (2002), "Foreign Direct Investment, Regional Differences and Economic Growth: Panel Data Evidence from China", Transnational Corporations, Vol.11 (1), pp. 1-28.

Wang, C.; Siler, P.; Liu, X. (2002), "Relative Economic Performance of Foreign Subsidiaries in UK Manufacturing Industry", Applied Economics, Vol.34 (15), pp. 1885-1892, (Best Paper Award, Academy of International Business (UK&I).

Liu, X.; Siler, P.; Wang, C.; Wei, Y. (2000), "Productivity Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from UK Industry Level Panel Data", Journal of International Business Studies, Vol.31 (3), pp. 407-425.



Chapters in Books

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. (2004), "The Impacts of FDI on the Performance of Chinese Manufacturing Firms", in Buckley, P. (ed) The Challenge of International Business, pp. 198-219, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C.; Cross, C. (2004), "Foreign Direct Investment, Regional Differences and Economic Growth: Panel Data Evidence from China", in Buckley, P. (ed) The Challenge of International Business, pp. 220-241, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Wang, C.; Siler, P.; Liu, X. (2003), "Relative Economic Performance of Foreign Subsidiaries in UK Manufacturing Industry", in Wheeler, C.; McDonald, F.; Greaves, I. (ed) Internationalization: Firm Strategies and Management, Chapter 2.



Conferences

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. 2004, "Foreign Direct Investment and Spillovers – An Examination of the Case of China", at International Trade and Finance Association's 14th International Conference in San Antonio, Texas, the USA, 19-24 May.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. 2003, "Is the Relationship between Inward FDI and Spillovers Linear? An Empirical Examination of the Case of China", at 29th Annual Conference of European Academy of International Business, Copenhagen, 11-13 December.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. 2003, "Is the Relationship between Inward FDI and Spillovers Linear? An Empirical Examination of the Case of China", at Challenges of Asian Technological Development, London School of Economics, May.

Wang, C.; Buckley, P.; Clegg, J. 2002, "The Impacts of Foreign Direct Investment on China's Exports", at Annual Conference UK Chapter Academy of International Business, Leicester, UK, April.

Wang, C.; Siler, P.; Liu, X. 2002, "Relative Economic Performance of Foreign Subsidiaries in UK Manufacturing Industry", at 29th Annual Conference UK Chapter Academy of International Business, Preston, UK, April.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. 2001, "The Impacts of FDI on the Performance of Chinese Manufacturing Firms", at 27th Annual Conference of European International Business Academy, Paris, December.

Wang, C.; Siler, P.; Liu, X. 2000, "Relative Economic Performance of Foreign Subsidiaries in UK Manufacturing Industry", at 27th Annual Conference of European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), Lausanne, Switzerland, September.

Siler, P.; Wang, C.; Liu, X. 1999, "Technology Transfer within Multinational Enterprises: Panel Data Evidence from US Subsidiaries in Scotland", at 26th Annual Conference of European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), Turin, Italy, September.

Siler, P.; Wang, C.; Liu, X. 1999, "Technology Transfer within Multinational Enterprises: Panel Data Evidence from US Subsidiaries in Scotland", at Annual Conference of Scottish Economic Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, April.

Liu, X.; Siler, P.; Wang, C.; Wei, Y. 1998, "Productivity Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from UK Industry Level Panel Data", at 25th Annual Conference of European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), Copenhagen, Denmark, August.



Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Hsieh, W. L; Ganotakis,P; Kafouros, M; Wang, C. (2018), "Foreign and domestic collaboration, product innovation novelty and firm growth", Journal of Product Innovation Management, forthcoming 2018.

Kafouros, M; Wang, C; Hong,J; Mavroudi, E; Katsikeas, C. (2018), "Geographic Dispersion and Co-Location in Global R&D Portfolios: Consequences for Firm Performance", Research Policy, Vol.47 (7), pp. 1243-1255.

Piperopoulos, P.; Wu, J.; Wang, C. (2018), "Outward FDI, location choices, and innovation performance of emerging market enterprises", Research Policy, Vol.47(1), pp. 232-240.

Sun, F; Hong, J; Ma, X; Wang, C. (2017), "Subnational institutions and open innovation: evidence from China", Management Decision, Vol.55 (9), pp. 1942-1955.

Yi, J; Hong, J; Hsu, W; Wang, C, (2017), "The role of state ownership and institutions in the innovation perforcne of emerging market enterprises: evdience form Chian", Technovation, Vol.62-63, pp. 4-13, forthcoming 2017.

Boateng, A.; Du, M.; Wang, Y.; Wang, C.; Mohammad, A. (2016), "Explaining the surge in M & A as an entry mode: Home country and cultural influences", International Marketing Review, Vol.34 (1), pp. 87-108.

Chen, Y.; Zhai, R.; Wang, C.; Zhong, C. (2015), "Home institutions, internationalization and firm performance: Evidence from listed Chinese firms", Management Decision, Vol.53 (1), pp. 160-178.

Kafouros, M.; Wang, C.; Piperopoulos, P.; Zhang, M. (2015), "Academic collaborations and firm innovation performance in China: The role of region-specific institutions", Research Policy, Vol.44 (3), pp. 803-817, DOI:10.1016/j.respol.2014.11.002.

Wang, C.; Hong, J.; Kafouros, M. (2015), "The role of the state in explaining the internationalization of emerging market enterprises", British Journal of Management, Vol.26 (1), pp. 45-62.

Wang, C.; Kafouros, M.; Yan, Y. (2015), "Under what institutional conditions do business groups enhance innovation performance?", Journal of Business Research, Vol.68 (3), pp. 694-702.

Wu, J.; Wang, C.; Piperopoulos, P.; Zhou, B. (2015), "Internationalization and innovation performance of emerging market enterprises: The role of host-country institutional development", Journal of World Business (formely Columbia JWB), Vol.51 (2), pp. 251-263.

Yi, J.; Chen, Y.; Wang, C.; Kafouros, M. (2015), "Spillover effects of foreign direct investment: how do region-specific institutions matter?", Management International Review, Vol.55 (4), pp. 539-561, DOI 10.1007/s11575-014-0235-2.

Chen, Y.; Jiang, Y.; Wang, C.; Wen, C. (2014), "How do resources and diversification strategy explain the performance consequences of internationalization", Management Decision, Vol.52 (5), pp. 897-915.

Deng, Z.; Wang, C.; Guo, H.; Zhang, W. (2014), "Innovation and Survival of Exporters: A Contingency Perspective", International Business Review, Vol.23 (2), pp. 396-406.

Yi, J.; Wang, C.; Kafouros, M. (2013), "The Effects of Innovative Capabilities on Exporting: Do Institutional Forces Matter?", International Business Review, Vol.22 (2), pp. 392-406.

Wang, C.; Deng, Z.; Kafouros, M.; Chen, C. (2012), "Reconceptualizing the spillover effects of foreign direct investment: A process-dependent approach", International Business Review, Vol.21 (3), pp. 452-464.

Wang, C.; Hong, J.; Kafouros, M.; Boateng, A. (2012), "What Drives the Internationalization of Chinese Firms? Testing the Explanatory Power of Three Theoretical Frameworks", International Business Review, Vol.21 (3), pp. 426-438, Awarded IBR best published paper.

Wang, C.; Hong, J.; Kafouros, M.; Wright, M. (2012), "Exploring the role of government involvement in outward direct investment from emerging economies", Journal of International Business Studies, Vol.43 (7), pp. 655-676, has been awarded the First Class 'The Ann Tse Kai Prize for International Trade Research'.

Yi, J.; Wang, C. (2012), "The decision to export: firm heterogeneity, sunk costs, and spatial concentration", International Business Review, Vol.21 (3), pp. 766-781.

Kafouros, M.; Wang, C. (2009), "The impact of R&D Strategy and Firm Size on the Returns to Innovation", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol.8(4), pp. 550-566.

Wang, C.; Clegg, J.; Kafouros, M. (2009), "Country-of-Origin Effects of Foreign Direct Investment: An Industry Level Analysis", Management International Review, Vol.49(2), pp. 179-198.

Wang, C.; Kafouros, M. (2009), "What Factors Determine Innovation Performance in Emerging Economies? Evidence from China", International Business Review, Vol.18(6), pp. 606-616, Award for Best Paper in International Business, British Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2008.

Kafouros, M.; Buckley, P.; Sharp, A.; Wang, C. (2008), "The Role of Internationalization in Explaining Innovation Performance", Technovation, Vol.15(3), pp. 233-251.

Kafouros, M.; Wang, C. (2008), "The Role of Time in Assessing the Economic Effects of R&D", Industry and Innovation, Vol.15(3), pp. 233-251.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. (2007), "Is the Relationship between Inward FDI and Spillover Effects Linear? An Empirical Examination of the Case of China", Journal of International Business Studies, Vol.38 (3), pp. 447-459.

Buckley, P.; Wang, C.; Clegg, J. (2007), "The Impact of Foreign Ownership, Local Ownership and Industry Characteristics on Spillover Benefits from Foreign Direct Investment in China", International Business Review, Vol.16 (2), pp. 142-158.

Wang, C.; Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Kafouros, M. (2007), "The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Chinese Export Performance", Transnational Corporations, Vol.16(2), pp. 119-136.

Wang, C.; Yu, L. (2007), "Do Spillover Benefits Grow with Rising Foreign Direct Investment? An Empirical Examination of the Case of China", Applied Economics, Vol.397, pp. 397-405.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. (2006), "Inward Foreign Direct Investment and Host Country Productivity: Evidence from Chinese Electronics Industry", Transnational Corporations, Vol.15 (1), pp. 13-37.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. (2005), "The Relationship between Inward Foreign Direct Investment and the Performance of Domestically-owned Chinese Manufacturing Industry", Multinational Business Review, Vol.12 (3), pp. 23-40.



Chapters in Books

Wang, C.; Yu, L. (2007), "Do Spillover Benefits Grow with Rising Foreign Direct Investment? An Empirical Examination of the Case of China", in Meyer, E. Klaus. (ed) Multinational Enterprises and Host Economies, Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. (2006), "The Relationship between Inward Foreign Direct Investment and the Performance of Domestically-owned Chinese Manufacturing Industry", in Buckley, P. (ed) Multinational Enterprises and the Globalisation of Networks of Knowledge, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.

Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. (2005), "The Relationship between Inward Foreign Direct Investment and the Performance of Domestically-owned Chinese Manufacturing Industry", in 32nd Annual Conference UK Chapter Academy of International Business, University of Bath, UK, April.



Conferences

Kafouros, M.; Hashai, N.; Wang, C. 2012, "R & D Globalization and Firm Performance", at the annual meeting of Academy of International Business UK&I Chapter with, Liverpool, March.

Yi, W.; Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, C. 2012, "Inter-regional determinants of innovatory spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from China", at the annual meeting of Academy of International Business, Washington, DC, USA, June.

Kafouros, M.; Hashai, N.; Wang, C. 2011, "Location Choices and Performance Consequences", at the annual meeting of European Academy of International Business, Bucharest, Romania, December.

Wang, C.; Deng, Z.; Kafouros, M.; Chen, C. 2011, "Reconceptualizing the spillover effects of foreign direct investment: A process-dependent approach", at Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, June.

Wang, C.; Hong, J.; Kafouros, M.; Wright, M. 2011, "Exploring the role of government involvement in outward FDI from emerging economies", at Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Nagoya, Japan, June.

Wang, C.; Hong, J.; Kafouros, M. 2010, "The Internationalization of Firms from Emerging Economies: The Moderating Role of Government support", at Chinese Economic Association (UK) Annual Conference, Oxford, 2010..

Wang, C.; Clegg, J.; Wen-chung, H. 2009, "The Effects of Outward FDI on Home-Country Export Competitiveness: Do Investment Location and Industry Characteristics Matter?", at Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, San Diego, June 2009.

Wang, C.; Clegg, J.; Wen-chung, H. 2009, "The Effects of Outward FDI on Home-Country Productivity: the Role of Location of Investment and Market Orientation of Industry", at Annual Conference of British Academy of Management, September 2009, Brighton, UK.

Wang, C.; Clegg, J.; Wen-chung, H. 2009, "The Effects of Outward FDI on Home-Country Export Competitiveness: do Investment Location and Industry Characteristics Matter?", at Academy of International Business 36th Annual Conference, April 2009, Glasgow, UK.

Wang, C.; Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, Y. 2008, "Foreign Direct Investment and Technological Spillovers: Evidence from China's Regions", at Annual Conference of Academy of International Business, Milan, Italy, 2008.

Wang, C.; Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, Y. 2008, "Mutual Spillovers from Foreign Investment: An Examination of the Case of China", at The Eigth Annual Conference of Chinese Economic Association, Chongqing, China, November 2008.

Wang, C.; Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, Y. 2008, "Does Local Competition Threaten Foreign Affiliates: Evidence from China", at Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Annual Conference, Portsmouth, UK, April 2008.

Buckley, P.; Wang, C.; Clegg, J. 2007, "The Impact of Foreign Ownership, Local Ownership and Industry Characteristics on Spillover Benefits from Foreign Direct Investment in China", at 34th Annual Conference UK Chapter Academy of International Business, King's College, University of London, April.

Wang, C.; Buckley, P.; Clegg, J.; Wang, Y. 2007, "Foreign Direct investment Spillovers in China: Regional Technological Spillovers and Local Competition", at Annual Conference of European International Business Academy, Catania, Italy, December 2007.

Wang, C.; Clegg, J.; Kafouros, M. 2007, "Country-of-Origin Effects of Foreign Direct Investment: An Industry Level Analysis", at All China Economic International Conference, City University of Hong Kong, December.

Wang, C.; Clegg, J.; Kafouros, M. 2007, "Sectoral Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Chinese Manufacturing", at Seventh Annual Conference of Chinese Economic Association, Shenzhen, December.

Wang, C.; Kafouros, M. 2007, "What Factors Determine Innovation Performance in Emerging Economies? An Examination of the Case of China", at Annual Conference of European International Business Academy, Catania, Italy, December 2008.

Wang, C.; Clegg, J.; Buckley, P. 2006, "Sectoral Determinants of Foreign Ownership in Chinese Manufacturing Industries", at 33rd Annual Conference UK Chapter Academy of International Business, Manchester Business School, April.

Wang, C.; Yu, L. 2006, "Do Spillover Benefits Grow with Rising Foreign Direct Investment? An Empirical Examination of the Case of China", at Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Beijing, June.

Wang, C.; Zhao, Z. 2005, "Foreign Direct Investment and Spillovers: An Disaggregated Analysis on the Chinese Industry", at 9th International Conference of Global Business and Economic Development, Seoul, South Korea, May.



Book Reviews

Wang, C. 2007, "A Review of 'Reforming China's State Owed Enterprises and Banks'", in Journal of Asia and Pacific Economy, pp. 114-120.

 

 

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