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林平教授

林平教授

​BSc (Shandong); MA (Chinese Academy of Soc. Sc.); PhD (Minnesota)
  • Director of Centre for Competition Policy and Regulation
  • Director of Master of Science in International Banking and Finance Programme
  • Professor, ​Department of Economics, Lingnan University

Professor Lin's research interests are centered on industrial economics, competition policy, and innovation. His publications have appeared in such journals as the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of Financial Economics, International Economic Review, the Journal of Industrial Economics, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, European Economic Review, the Journal of International Economics, and the Journal of Development Economics. He is now the Director of the Centre for Competition Policy and Regulation at Lingnan University. He has written extensively on competition policy developments in China and Hong Kong.

​Professor Lin has provided consulting work to the State Administration for Market Regulation of China, Hong Kong Competition Commission, the Asian Development Bank, and other organizations. He was Member of the Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board, appointed by the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, and Non-Governmental Advisor of the International Competition Network for Hong Kong.

著作

​Selective Publications:

  1. "Command-and-Control Regulation, Incentive for Pollution Abatement, and Market Structure" (with Y. Pang), forthcoming in the Journal of Regulatory Economics.
  2. "Vertical Integration and Disruptive Cross-Market R&D" (with Tianle Zhang and Wen Zhou), forthcoming in the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy.
  3. "FDI into a Two-Tier Oligopoly: Spillovers, Vertical Integration and Welfare" (with K. Saggi), International Economic Review, 52(4), 1271-1290, 2011.
  4. “Creditor rights, information sharing, and bank risk taking" (with J. Houston, C. Lin and Y. Ma), the Journal of Financial Economics, 96, 2010, pp. 485-512.
  5. "Property Rights Protection and Corporate R&D: Evidence from China" (with C. Lin and F. M. Song), Journal of Development Economics, 93, 2010, 49-62.
  6. "Corruption in Bank Lending to Firms: Cross-Country Micro Evidence on the Beneficial Role of Competition and Information Sharing" (with J. R. Barth, C. Lin, and F. M. Song), Journal of Financial Economics, 91, 2009, 361-388.
  7. "Multinational Firms, Exclusivity, and Backward Linkages" (with Kamal Saggi), Journal of International Economics, 71(2007), 206-220.
  8. "Strategic Spin-offs of Input Divisions", European Economic Review, 50 (2006), 977-993.
  9. "Implementing Efficient Allocations in a Model of Financial Intermediations" (with E. Green), Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 109 (1), March 2003, 1-23.
  10. "Product Differentiation, Process R&D, and the Nature of Market Competition" (with K. Saggi), European Economic Review, 46(1), January 2002, 201-211.
  11. "Incentives for Foreign Direct Investment under Imitation"(with K. Saggi), Canadian Journal of Economics, November 1999, 1275-1298.
  12. "Fixed-fee Licensing of Innovations and Collusion", Journal of Industrial Economics, December 1996, 443-449.

Journal articles

  1. "The Determinants of Pollution Levels: Firm-Level Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing", with Liangliang Jiang and Chen Lin, Journal of Comparative Economics, forthcoming
  2. "The Effects of Competition on the R&D Portfolios of Multiproduct Firms", with W. Zhou, International Journal of Industrial Organization, forthcoming
  3. "Introduction: Embracing Competition in the World's Second Giant Economy: China's 2008 Anti-Monopoly Law" ,with David K. Round, August 2012, Review of Industrial Organization, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp1-6.
  4. "Does Property Rights Protection Affect Corporate Risk Management Strategy? Intra- and Cross-Country Evidence" ,with C. Lin and H. Zou, June 2012, Journal of Corporate Finance, 18, 2, 311-330.
  5. Merger Control Policy under China's Anti-Monopoly Law, Lin, P., & Zhao, J. (2012), Review of Industrial Organization, 41(1), 109-132.
  6. "Managerial Incentives, CEO Characteristics and Corporate Innovation in China's Private Sector", with Chen Lin, Frank M. Song and Chuntao Li, Journal of Comparative Economics, 39, 2011, 176-190.
  7. "Creditor rights, information sharing, and bank risk taking" with J. Houston, C. Lin and Y. Ma, forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Economics.
  8. "FDI into a Two-Tier Oligopoly: Spillovers, Vertical Integration and Welfare", with Kamal Saggi, International Economic Review, 52(4), 1271-1290, 2011.
  9. "Do Chinese domestic firms benefit from FDI inflow? Evidence of horizontal and vertical spillover", with Zhuomin Liu and Yifan Zhang, China Economic Review, forthcoming.
  10. "Property Rights Protection and Corporate R&D: Evidence from China", with Chen Lin and Frank Song, Journal of Development Economics, 93, 2010, 49-62.
  11. "Corruption in Bank Lending to Firms: Cross-Country Micro Evidence on the Beneficial Role of Competition and Information Sharing", with James R. Barth, Chen Lin, and Frank M. Song, Journal of Financial Economics, 91, 2009, 361-388.
  12. "Multinational Firms, Exclusivity, and Backward Linkages", with Kamal Saggi, Journal of International Economics, 71(2007), 206-220.
  13. "Strategic Spin-offs of Input Divisions", European Economic Review, 50 (2006), 977-993.
  14. "Some Basic Issues about Establishing an Anti-Monopoly System in China 关于中国建立反垄断法体系的几个基本问题", Management World (Beijing, in Chinese), Vol. 8, 2005, 38-47.
  15. "Process and Product R&D by a Multi-product Monopolist", Oxford Economic Papers, 56, 2004, 753-43.
  16. "Spillover Effect of FDI on Innovation in China: Evidence from the Provincial Data" (#7 top article at CER: http://top25.sciencedirect.com/?journal_id=1043951X), with K.Y. Cheung, China Economic Review, 15, 2004, 25-44.
  17. "Implementing Efficient Allocations in a Model of Financial Intermediations", with E. Green, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 109 (1), March 2003, 1-23.
  18. "Equivalence between the Diamond-Dybvig Banking Model and the Optimal Income Taxation Model," Economics Letters, Vol. 79 (2), May 2003, 193-198.
  19. ""Downstream R&D, Raising Rivals' Costs, and Input Price Contractwith S. Banerjee, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 21 (1), January 2003, 79-96.
  20. "Optimal Ownership Structure and Technological Upgrading in Joint Ventures", with K. Saggi, Review of Development Economics, 8(2), May 2004, 279-294.
  21. "Time of Entry under Externalities", (with K. Saggi), Journal of Economics, 75 (3) 2002, 211-225.
  22. "Under-Provision of Inputs in Joint Ventures with Market Power", with Kamal Saggi, Bulletin of Economic Research, 54 (2), April 2002, 189-196.
  23. "Product Differentiation, Process R&D, and the Nature of Market Competition", with K. Saggi, European Economic Review, 46(1), January 2002, 201-211.
  24. "Vertical Research Joint Ventures", with S. Banerjee, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 19 (1-2), January 2001, 285-302.
  25. "Competition Policy under Laissez-faireism: Market Power and Its Treatment in Hong Kong", with Edward K. Y. Chen, Review of Industrial Organization, 21, 2002, 145-166.
  26. "Questioning a Classical Theory of Financial Intermediation", with Edward Green, Quarterly Review of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, April 2000, 3-13.
  27. "Stable Cartel with a Cournot Fringe in a Symmetric Oligopoly", with Hideo Konishi, Keio Economic Studies, 36, 1999, 1-10.
  28. "Incentives for Foreign Direct Investment under Imitation", with K. Saggi, Canadian Journal of Economics, November 1999, 1275-1298.
  29. "Product Market Competition and R&D Rivalry", Economics Letters, 1998, 105-111.
  30. "License to be More Innovative", Review of Industrial Organization, April 1997, 271-278.
  31. "The US Antitrust System and Recent Trends in Antitrust Enforcement", with B. Raj, M. Sanford, and D. Slottje, Journal of Economic Surveys, July 2000, 255-306.
  32. "Fixed-fee Licensing of Innovations and Collusion", Journal of Industrial Economics, December 1996, 443-449.
  33. "Banking, Incentive Constraints, and Deposit Contracts with Nonlinear Return", Economic Theory, 8, 1996, 27-39.

Journal articles (refereed)

  1. "我國專利侵權損害賠償界定公式的經濟學分析", with Miao Fei, 山東大學學報(哲學社會科學版), Issue 1, 2020, 102-112.

Book chapters

  1. "Merger Control in China 中国企业兼并的反垄断控制" (in Chinese), in Wang X. (ed.), New Development of Competition Law under Globalization, Social Science Documentation Publishing House, Beijing, 2005.
  2. "Equilibrium Research Joint Ventures", in R. Cellini and L. Lambertini (eds.), Advanced Studies in the Economics of Innovation, Elsevier, 2004.
  3. "Competition Policy in China: Interactions with Industrial and FDI Polices", in S. Evernett and D. Brooks (eds.), Competition Policy and Development in Asia, Routledge, 2005, pp.71-106.
  4. "Spillover Effect of FDI on R&D in China: The Case of Guangdong" (in Chinese), in M.K. Nyaw and G.H. Chen (eds.), Economic Cooperation of Hong Kong and Guangdong Pearl River Delta (in Chinese), Joint Publishing (Hong Kong) Co, Ltd., 2004.
  5. "Market Power and Competition Policy in Hong Kong", with Edward K.Y. Chen, in D. Slottje (ed.), Measuring Market Power, Amsterdam: North Holland, 2002, pp. 135-152.
  6. "The Recent Development of the Theory of Industrial Organisation and the US Antitrust Policies", in Y. Mao and M. Tang (eds.), The Frontiers of Modern Economics, Vol. III, (in Chinese), Shangwu Press, Beijing, 1998.
  7. "The Antimonopoly Law in Japan <日本反垄断法介绍> ", (in Chinese), in X. Y. Wang (ed.), Anti-Monopoly Policy and the Market Economy, The Law Press, Beijing, 1998, pp. 292-302.
  8. "Intellectual Property right Protection in China", in Y.Y. Kueh and Weimin Zheng (eds.), Globalisation and the Sino-US Economic and Trade Relationship, Beijing: China's Social Sciences Press, pp. 372-397.
  9. "The Evolution of Competition Law in East Asia", in Erlinda Medalla (ed), Competition Policy in East Asia, RoutledgeCurzon, 2005, pp.15-40.

Others

  1. "标准必要专利FRAND许可的经济分析与反垄断启示", Research on Financial and Economic Issues, Number 6 (Gerenal Serial No. 379), June 2015.
  2. "双边市场中相关市场界定研究最新进展与判例评析", with LIU Fengbo, Research on Financial and Economic Issues, Number 6 (Gerenal Serial No. 367), June 2014.
  3. Resource Pack for Economics Curriculum (Secondary 4-6): Anti-Competitive Behaviours and Competition Policy <經濟課程(中四至中六)資源套:反競爭行為及競爭政策>, (with Ching-yi Fung), Personal, Social and Humanities Education Section, Curriculum Development Institution, Education Bureau, HKSAR Government, 2008.
    English version
    Chinese version
  4. "外资并购的家安全审查:概念、验和政策建议", with Yinyi Li, December 2008.
  5. "Fair Competition under Laissez-Faireism: Policy Options for Hong Kong", with Edward K.Y. Chen, March 2008.
  6. "<小的經濟體也應監管企業合併>" (in Chinese), Ming Pao, 2 July 2008.
  7. "<消除對競爭法的誤解>" (in Chinese), Sing Tao Daily, 3 May 2007.
  8. "Responses to Hong Kong Government Competition Policy Consultation Paper", Feb 2007.
  9. "<方向正確過於保守的<競爭政策研究報告>" (in Chinese), Ming Pao, 30 July 2006.
  10. "Advantages of Competition Laws<競爭法利遠大於弊>" (in Chinese), Ming Pao's Forum, 30 June 2006.

教學

  1. CLA9010 Social Problem Solving & Decision Making in Modern World (Co-teach)
  2. ECO2101 Introduction to Economics
  3. ECO4316 Industrial Economics and Competition Policy

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