School of Business and Management

Rui Guo

 Rui Guo


1st Supervisor: Professor Lutao Ning
2nd Supervisor: Professor Sushanta Mallick

Project title:

The Role of Regional Technological Collaboration and Thresholds in Absorbing Knowledge Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from China.

Project description:

This project aims to explore and identify the specific role and thresholds of regional technological collaborations in absorbing foreign knowledge spillovers in Chinese regions. More specifically, it addresses three interrelated hypotheses relationships:

1. How does regional technological collaboration moderate the process of knowledge spillovers from foreign direct investment and influence China’s regional innovation?

2. How do nearby regions improve their innovation by collaborating with the host regions?

3. What are the thresholds for knowledge spillovers from foreign direct investment to exhibit positive effects?

Conference papers:

Returnee Entry Speed, Irregularity and FDI Knowledge

Spillovers: Evidence from Chinese High-tech Firms, British Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2019