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Professor, Director of PHBS UK Campus
Guy Liu
PhD in Economics
Research Interests: Energy economics and policy, firm theory of industrial organization economics, Industrial development and structural adjustment, firm competitiveness, property rights system and corporate governance, and financial markets and securities liquidity
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Biography
Research Fields:
Energy economics and policy, firm theory of industrial organization economics, Industrial development and structural adjustment, firm competitiveness, property rights system and corporate governance, and financial markets and securities liquidity

Education
D.Phil in Economics, University of Oxford, 1998 
M.Phil in Shipping Economics, University of Liverpool, U.K., 1989
B.Sc. in Nautical Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University, China, 1983

Working Experience:
01/2015-2016, Associate Head of Department of Economics and Finance, Chair Professor in economics and Chinese economy, Brunel University
10/2012-2015, Director for Centre of Accounting, Finance and Corporate Governance, Brunel University,
02/2010-09/2013, Head of Economics and Finance Department, Chair Professor in Economics and the Chinese economy, Brunel University London
2006 – 2009, Senior Lecturer in Economics at Brunel University London
1999 – 2006, Lecturer in Economics at Brunel University London
1996 – 1999, Lecturer at Middlesex University London
1989-1992, Research Officer at Institute of Economics & Statistics, University of Oxford

“Vertical integration, recycling mechanism, and disadvantaged independent suppliers in the renewable obligation in the UK” with Jingke Li, Jing Shao, Energy Economics, 94 (2021) 105093

 

“Do more mergers and acquisitions create value for shareholders?”, with Shaomeng Li, Andros Gregoriou, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2020(forthcoming)

 

“Understanding the ROC transfer payment in the renewable obligation with the recycling mechanism in the United Kingdom”, with Jingke Li, Jing Shao, Energy Economics, Feb 2020, Issue 87, 104701

 

“How do markets value stock liquidity? Comparative evidence from the UK, the US, Germany and China”, with Andros Gregoriou, Yibo Bo, Economics Letter, July 2019, Issue 186 108500

 

“The Performance Impact of Firm Ownership Transformation in China: mixed ownership vs fully privatized ownership”, with John Beirne and Sun Pei, Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2015, Vol 13 No 3 page 197-216.

 

“An Introduction: the challenges of the Chinese electricity industry and its reform”, with Eric Girardin and Jinghai Zheng,  Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 2014, Vol 12, page 333-354.

 

“The Chinese electricity industry: supply capacity and its determinants with reference to OECD countries”, with Liang Zhang and Eric Girardin,  Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 2014, Vol 12, page 353-382

 

“The efficiencies of Chinese coal-fired power plants: a stochastic-frontier approach”, with Jean-Baptiste Lesourd and Stephane Genoud, Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 2014, Vol 12, page 383-393.

 

“The Impact of Bank Competition and Concentration on Industrial Growth”, with Ali Mirzael, Sotiris Vandoros, Economics Letters,  2014, July, 124, page 60-63.

 

“Global Oil Prices and the Impact of China”, with John Beirne, Chirstian Beulen, Ali Mirzael, China Economic Review, 2013, Vol 27,  pages 37-51.

 

“Investigating the voluntary European embedded value (EEV) disclosure practices in the European life insurance industry”, with Muhammad Almezweq, International  Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, 2013, Vol. 9, No. 2

 

“Does market structure matter on banks’ profitability and stability? Emerging versus advanced economies”, with A. Mirzaei, T. Moore, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2013, Vol 37,  Issue 8, pages 2920 – 2937

 

Electricity intensity across Chinese provinces: New evidence on convergence and threshold effects”, with M.J. Herrerias, Energy Economics, 2013, Volume 36, March, pp 268-276

 

“Labour Supply and Pollution in China”, with John Beirne, Yang Jun and Pengfei, Applied Economics Letters, 2013, Volume 20, Issue 10, February, pp 949-952

 

“Market Structure and Bank Profitability: Emerging versus Advanced Economies”, with Ali Mirzaei, John Beirne, Economics Bulletin, 2012, Vol 34, Issue 4, No 4, pp3166-3177.

 

“The Value Relevance of Voluntary European Embedded Value Disclosures: Evidence from UK Life Insurance Companies”, with Muhammad Almezweq, International Journal of Accounting and Finance, 2012, Vol 3, No 4

 

“Understanding the Performance of the Electric Power Industry in China”, Asian Economic Papers, with Liang Zhang, 2012, Vol 11, No 2, pp 62 – pp98  

 

“Electricity Pricing in China and the Role of the State”, with John Beirne and Liang Zhang, Economics Bulletin, 2012, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 466 -474, 2012

 

“The dual pricing and consumption behaviour in China 1983-1995”, The Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, April, 2003

 

“Corporate Governance Failure and Contingent Political Resources in Transition Economics: a longitudinal case study”, with Pei Sun, Asian Pacific Journal of Management, 2011, No 28, pp 853-879

 

“The board structure and its impacts on performance: a case of Chinese companies”,The Management World, the Development Centre of the State Council of China, Sept. 2004

 

“The ultimate ownership and firm performanc”, the Economic Research, China Academy of Social Science, July 2003

 

“Value Creation versus profits: What does it differ? --- A theory and its application to Chinese quoted companies”, China Academy of Social Science, the Economic Research, June 2002

 

“Corporate Governance and Enterprise Performance”, Enterprise Management, The Development Centre of the State Council, China, Sept. 1998

 

“The Property Right and Firm Performance”,the Economic Research, China Academy of Social Science, August 1998

Chinese economy and reform, management economics, Industrial organization, business ethics and economic regulations