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Chengang Wang

Professor (IB, M & B)

Faculty/Dept/School School of Management
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Emailc.wang9@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 234378

Biography

Chengang received his PhD in Economics from Aston Business School in 2003. He joined the School of Management in 2005, following previous full-time academic appointments at Manchester University Economics Department and University of Surrey School of Management. Chengangs main research is in the areas of foreign direct investment, international trade, Economic development, and international business. He has worked for a DFID funded project From Economic to Political Crisis: Policy-Based lending in the Middle East and North Africa and participated in the research project Dynamic Threshold of Absorptive Capacity and International Technological Spillovers: a Case Study of China sponsored by Chinese Natural Science Foundation. His research has been published in a number of academic journals, including British Journal of Management, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Journal of International Business Studies and the World Development. Chengang teaching is closely related to his research and he has taught various modules in international business and Research methods. At Bradford, he teaches Global Business Environment and Econometrics and Business Forecasting. Languages spoken: Chinese English Geographic regions specialist in: China

Research

Chengang’s main research is in the areas of foreign direct investment, international trade, Economic development, and international business. His current research focuses on the following areas: The impacts of FDI and trade on host countries economic development Technology transfer and spillovers Performance and survival of foreign subsidiaries in emerging economies Internationalization strategies of firms from emerging economies Institutional obstacles to the internationalisation strategies of firms in emerging countries