BA Renmin Uni; MSc LSE; PhD Macquarie
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
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Wei Li has worked as a researcher on water conservation and renewable energy for the World Bank, the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection and Renmin University of China.
She joined the University of Sydney China Studies Centre and Business School in 2011 and holds the Australian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industries research fellowship.
She is a core member of the KPMG/Business School research team and leads the Chinese outbound investors' survey project. She co-developed the KPMG/University of Sydney database on Chinese outbound direct investment in Australia.
Her research interests are the globalisation of Chinese enterprises and sustainable development. She is particularly interested in the transformation of state owned and private enterprises and the role of the state as promoter of international business activity. She is currently involved in research projects on enterprise finance, woman entrepreneurship and the internationalisation of the renewable energy sector.
She has published articles on green innovation and solar energy, environmental impact assessment, governance of water resources, small and medium enterprise finance, and Chinese investment in Australia.
SPC Ardmona and the cheap Chinese food challenge 03 Feb 2014
Dr Hans Hendrischke from the Business School and China Studies Centre and Wei Li from the Business School wrote an op-ed published in the Conversation about financial support for SPC Ardmona and the role of Chinese imports in the Australian market.
The University of Sydney Business School
Migrant workers continue to be the scapegoat for Australia's economic and labour market woes, argue Dr Dimitria Groutsis and Dr Diane Van Den Broek. Read more
Battle to fly high with business passengers 16 Oct 2012
Sydney Morning Herald
Associate Professor Tony Webber has written about the ongoing price war between Qantas and Virgin in the domestic Business Class airline sector, for the Sydney Morning Herald. Read more
Hospitality sector seeks to cut penalty rates 01 May 2012
ABC News 24
ABC News 24's Afternoon Live program and ABC TV news Melbourne have interviewed Professor John Buchanan, University of Sydney Business School Workplace Research Centre, regarding the proposal by retailers and restaurants across Australia to remove penalty rates for workers. Professor Buchanan said in an immediate sense it is right, but community interests need to be weighed up.
- Chinese ODI into Australia
- Financing Chinese small and medium enterprises
- Women entrepreneurship
- China’s environmental laws and governance
- Qualitative and quantitative research methods