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Dr. YAN Kit Ming Isabel

甄潔明博士

Department of Economics and Finance

Assistant Dean (Career Services)
Associate Professor

Address
9-244, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
Phone
+852 34427315
Fax
+852 34420284
Public CV

Research Areas

International Economics
Applied Econometrics
International Finance

Qualifications

PhD - International Finance, Econometrics (Stanford University)
MSc - Statistics (Stanford University)
BSc - Economics (The University of Hong Kong)

Biography

Dr. Isabel Yan joined the City University of Hong Kong in 2002 after obtaining her Ph.D. degree in Economics and M.Sc. degree in Statistics from Stanford University.
She served as the Associate Head of the Department of Economics and Finance in 2012-2015, the Assistant Dean on Assurance of Learning in 2015-2016, and the Assistant Dean on Business Career Development in 2016-present. She was also the finalist of the Teaching Excellence Award at City University of Hong Kong in 2008 and 2009.
Her research specializes in international economics and applied econometrics. Her research has been published in Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, among others.

Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews

Opoku, Eric E. O.; Yan, Isabel K. M.; Hynes, Kate / Reaching up and reaching out: The impact of competition on firms’ productivity and export decisions. 2020; In: Pacific Economic Review. Vol. 25, pp. 69-101

Adom, Philip Kofi; Opoku, Eric Evans Osei; Yan, Isabel Kit-Ming / Energy demand–FDI nexus in Africa: Do FDIs induce dichotomous paths?. June 2019; In: Energy Economics. Vol. 81, pp. 928-941

Opoku, Eric Evans Osei; Yan, Isabel Kit-Ming / Industrialization as driver of sustainable economic growth in Africa. February 2019; In: The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development. Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 30–56

Chong, Terence T.L.; Yan, Isabel K. / Forecasting Currency Crises with Threshold Models. December 2018; In: International Economics. Vol. 156, pp. 156-174

Dang, Vinh Q.T.; So, Erin P.K.; Yan, Isabel K.M. / The Value of Political Connection: Evidence from the 2011 Egyptian revolution. July 2018; In: International Review of Economics and Finance. Vol. 56, pp. 238-257

Chong, Terence Tai-Leung; Chen, Haiqiang; Wong, Tsz-Nga; Yan, Isabel Kit-Ming / Estimation and Inference of Threshold Regression Models with Measurement Errors. April 2018; In: Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics. Vol. 22, No. 2

YAN, Kit Ming Isabel / Tracking aid to reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. January 2017; In: The Lancet Global Health. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. e18-e19

Yan, Isabel; Bendavid, Eran; Korenromp, Eline L. / Antiretroviral treatment scale-up and tuberculosis mortality in high TB/HIV burden countries: An econometric analysis. August 2016; In: PLoS ONE. Vol. 11, No. 8

Kumhof, Michael; Yan, Isabel / Balance-of-payments anti-crises. June 2016; In: Journal of Macroeconomics. Vol. 48, pp. 186-202

Yan, Isabel; Korenromp, Eline; Bendavid, Eran / Mortality changes after grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria: An econometric analysis from 1995 to 2010. September 2015; In: BMC Public Health. Vol. 15, No. 1

CHEN, Tao; SO, Erin Pik Ki; WU, Liang; YAN, Isabel Kit Ming / THE 2007–2008 U.S. RECESSION: WHAT DID THE REAL-TIME GOOGLE TRENDS DATA TELL THE UNITED STATES?. April 2015; In: Contemporary Economic Policy. Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 395-403

Lai, Jennifer T.; So, Erin P.K.; Yan, Isabel K.M. / Intergovernmental fiscal arrangements and provincial consumption risk sharing in China. December 2014; In: Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 45-58

Chan, Kenneth S.; Lai, Jennifer T.; Yan, Isabel K.M. / Consumption risk sharing and self-insurance across provinces in China: 1952-2008. September 2014; In: China Economic Review. Vol. 30, pp. 66-85

Luo, Miao; Chen, Tao; Yan, Isabel K. / Price informativeness and institutional ownership: Evidence from Japan. May 2014; In: Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 627-651

Lai, Jennifer T.; McNelis, Paul D.; Yan, Isabel K.M. / Regional capital mobility in China: Economic reform with limited financial integration. October 2013; In: Journal of International Money and Finance. Vol. 37, pp. 493-503

Chan, Kenneth; Lai, Jennifer; Yan, Isabel / Is the provincial capital market segmented in China?. August 2013; In: Review of Development Economics. Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 430-446

Chen, Tao; Wu, Liang; Yan, Isabel Kit-Ming / On the use of international commodity futures spread for forecasting China's net imports of commodities. July 2013; In: World Economy. Vol. 36, No. 7, pp. 861-879

Lai, Edwin L.-C.; Yan, Isabel K.M. / Would global patent protection be too weak without international coordination?. January 2013; In: Journal of International Economics. Vol. 89, No. 1, pp. 42-54

YAN, Kit Ming; Mak, Wing Hei; Chong, Tai-Leung Terence / A THRESHOLD MODEL APPROACH TO ESTIMATING THE ABNORMAL STOCK RETURNS. 2013; In: Annals of Financial Economics. Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 1350001-1 - 1350001-17

Chan, Kenneth S.; Dang, Vinh Q.T.; Yan, Isabel K.M. / Financial reform and financing constraints: Some evidence from listed Chinese firms. June 2012; In: China Economic Review. Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 482-497

Chan, Kenneth S.; Dang, Vinh Q.T.; Yan, Isabel K.M. / Chinese firms' political connection, ownership, and financing constraints. May 2012; In: Economics Letters. Vol. 115, No. 2, pp. 164-167

Chan, Kenneth S.; Dang, Vinh Q.T.; Yan, Isabel K.M. / Effects of Financial Liberalisation and Political Connection on Listed Chinese Firms' Financing Constraints. April 2012; In: World Economy. Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 483-499

Chong, Terence Tai-Leung; Lam, Tau-Hing; Yan, Isabel Kit-Ming / Is the Chinese stock market really inefficient?. March 2012; In: China Economic Review. Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 122-137

Kakkar, Vikas; Yan, Isabel / Real Exchange Rates and Productivity: Evidence from Asia. March 2012; In: Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. Vol. 44, No. 2-4, pp. 301-322

Chan, Kenneth S.; Dang, Vinh Q.T.; Lai, Jennifer T.; Yan, Isabel K.M. / Regional capital mobility in China: 1978-2006. November 2011; In: Journal of International Money and Finance. Vol. 30, No. 7, pp. 1506-1515

Kakkar, Vikas; Yan, Isabel K.M. / Sectoral capital-labor ratios and total factor productivity: Evidence from Asia. September 2011; In: Review of International Economics. Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 674-684

Chan, K. S.; Dang, V. Q T; Jiang, M.; Yan, Isabel K. M. / On china's domestic capital mobility and the role of the government: Empirical evidence over 1970-2006. July 2011; In: World Economy. Vol. 34, No. 7, pp. 1216-1236

Chong, Terence Tai-Leung; Yuan, Shuo; Yan, Isabel Kit-Ming / An examination of the underpricing of H-Share IPOs in Hong Kong. December 2010; In: Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies. Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 559-582

Chong, Terence Tai-Leung; Wong, Ying-Chiu; Yan, Isabel Kit-Ming / International linkages of the Japanese stock market. December 2008; In: Japan and the World Economy. Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 601-621

SU, Qian; CHONG, Terence Tai Leung; YAN, KitMing / On the Convergence of the China and Hong Kong Stock Markets: A Cointegration Analysis of the A and H shares. November 2007; In: Applied Financial Economics. Vol. 17, No. 16, pp. 1349 - 1357

Su, Qian; Chong, Terence Tai-Leung; Yan, Isabel Kit-Ming / On the convergence of the Chinese and Hong Kong stock markets: A cointegration analysis of the A and H shares. November 2007; In: Applied Financial Economics. Vol. 17, No. 16, pp. 1349-1357

Kumhof, Michael; Li, Shujing; Yan, Isabel / Balance of payments crises under inflation targeting. May 2007; In: Journal of International Economics. Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 242-264

Chong, Terence Tai-Leung; Yan, Isabel Kit-Ming; Liu, Guoxin / The aggregated structural-change model. January 2007; In: Economics Bulletin. Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 1-10

Lau, Lawrence J.; Yan, Isabel K. / Predicting currency crises with a nested logit model. October 2005; In: Pacific Economic Review. Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 295-316

Conference Papers

KAKKAR, Vikas; YAN, Kit Ming Isabel / Renminbi Misalignment: A Productivity Perspective. May 2015; First Conference on Economic Linkages through International Trade, Investment, Migration and Tourism, 29/05/2015 - 01/06/2015, Hong Kong, China.

Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works

Kakkar, Vikas; Yan, Isabel; Yip, Vincent / The equilibrium real exchange rate of China: A productivity approach. January 2011; China and Asia in the Global Economy. pp. 123-154

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