Bin Li

Bin LiBin Li is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. He has taught postgraduate and undergraduate courses such as Corporate Finance, Derivatives & Risk Management, and Financial Markets. His research lies in the areas of empirical asset pricing, investments and portfolio management, applied financial econometrics, market efficiency, and volatility modelling. Dr Li has made many presentations in academic conferences and has published more than 55 articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Business Research, Australian Journal of Management, Applied Economics, Economic Modelling, Applied Energy, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, Economic Papers, Resources Policy, Finance Research Letters, Applied Economics Letters, JASSA–The FINSIA Journal of Applied Finance, and Financial Planning Research Journal. Dr Li received a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Queensland, a Master’s degree in financial management from the University of Queensland, a Master’s degree in accounting from Bond University, and a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Zhejiang University, China. He has successfully supervised 8 PhD students to completion and is currently supervising 2 PhD students and 3 other research students.

Papers Published in World Economics:

China’s Economic Growth and Foreign Direct Investment Flows

Economic reforms implemented since 1978 have contributed to economic growth and prosperity in China. China has emerged as the largest host country for foreign direct investment, in that it receives enormous inflows and has concurrently become one of the largest suppliers of outward foreign direct investment projects. The institutional background of China’s investment and economic policies provides an understanding of the influence of foreign direct investment on economic development. Well-designed policies can attract more FDI inflows and contribute to greater outbound investment.

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