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Dr Minjia Chen

MSc (Nottingham), PhD (Nottingham), BEcon (Zhejiang, China)
Assistant Professor in Finance

Division: Finance, Risk and Banking
Centre/Institute: China Research Group
E-mail: Minjia.Chen@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8467747
Location: C36 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

Minjia joined the school in August 2013. Before that she worked as a lecturer, research fellow, and research associate in De Montfort University, Aston University and the University of Nottingham respectively. With background in both economics and finance, she enjoys being a guest reviewer for a number of academic journals and publishers. She also likes to work with PhD students on a number of topics.

Research Interests
My current research interests: Capital market imperfections and firms' behavior; Financial constraints and its relationship with firms' investment, employment, productivity, exports etc.; Firms' capital structure and its determinants

Administrative Roles
Extenuating Circumstances Officer (MSc)
I am module convenor of the following modules:


Undergraduate

Introduction to Finance (N11119)


Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham


External Exminerships & Validations
2014 - 2014    invited to evaluate ESRC grant project RES-000-22-3173 "Bilateral Australia: Internal capital markets, divisional rent-seeking and optimal incentives: theory and evidence" as a rapporteur, and produced evaluation report and grade.
Current Research Activities
Capital market imperfections and firms' behavior; Financial constraints and its relationship with firms' investment, employment, productivity, exports etc.; Firms' capital structure and its determinants

International Collaborations, Organisation & Contributions
2018 - 2018    "Do Productive Firms Get External Finance: Evidence from Chinese Listed Manufacturing Firms" at 8th International Conference on Accounting and Finance, 23-24th July, Singapore
2017 - 2017    "The Impact of Firm Productivity on External Finance:
the Better the More" at the 22nd Eurasia Business and Economics Society conference, 24-26th May, 2017 at Faculty of Economics, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
2016 - 2016    "The Impact of Firm Productivity on External Finance:
the Better the More" at the 22nd Eurasia Business and Economics Society conference, 24-26th May, 2017 at Faculty of Economics, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
2003 - 2003    presented "Firm productivity and external finance" at Accademia Italiana Di Economica Aziendale (AIDEA) Bicenary Conference, 19-20th Sep 2013, Lecce, Italy. discussed "Managerial Incentives and Corporate Acquisition Decisions" by David Hillier
I am currently supervising the following Research Students:

Ali Shakil Khan
Kai Yao
Zichen Yu
 

Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Chen, M.; Guariglia, A. (2013), "Internal financial constraints and firm productivity in China: do liquidity and export behaviour make a difference?", Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol.41 (4), pp. 1123-1140.

Zheng, Y.; Chen, M. (2009), "China's recent state-owned enterprises reform and its discontents", Problems of Post-Communism, Vol.56 (2), pp. 36-42.

Chen, M.; Zheng, Y. (2008), "China's regional disparity and its policy responses", China and World Economy, Vol.16 (4), pp. 16-32.

Yi, J.; Zheng, Y.; Chen, M. (2008), "Revaluation of the Chinese currency and its impact on China: a political economy approach", Issue and Studies, Vol.44 (2), pp. 193-218.

Zheng, Y.; Chen, M. (2007), "Promoting green GDP for more balanced development", Environmental Policy and Law, Vol.37 (5), pp. 416-21.

 

 

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