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Edwin L.-C. Lai

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First Name:Edwin
Middle Name:L.-C.
Last Name:Lai
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RePEc Short-ID:pla349
http://elai.people.ust.hk/
Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Terminal Degree:1991 Department of Economics; Stanford University (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Department of Economics
Business School
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Kowloon, Hong Kong
http://www.bm.ust.hk/~econ/
RePEc:edi:deusthk (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. LAI, Edwin L.-C. & QI, Han (Steffan), 2018. "Fragmentation and Gains from Trade," Discussion paper series HIAS-E-76, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University.
  2. Olena Ivus & Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2017. "Patent Exhaustion Regime and International Production Sharing: Winner and Losers?," CESifo Working Paper Series 6644, CESifo.
  3. Olena Ivus & Edwin L.-C. Lai & Ted Sichelman, 2017. "An Economic Model of Patent Exhaustion," CESifo Working Paper Series 6638, CESifo.
  4. Haichao Fan & Edwin L.-C. Lai & Han Steffan Qi, 2016. "Imported-input Trade Liberalization and Firms' Export Performance in China: Theory and Evidence," CESifo Working Paper Series 5828, CESifo.
  5. Edwin Lai, 2015. "Renminbi Internationalization: The Prospects of China’s Yuan as the Next Global Currency," HKUST IEMS Thought Leadership Brief Series 2015-09, HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies, revised Jun 2015.
  6. Edwin L.-C. Lai & Xiangrong Yu, 2014. "Invoicing Currency in International Trade: An Empirical Investigation and Some Implications for the Renminbi," Working Papers 082014, Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research.
  7. Han QI & Haichao Fan & Edwin Lai, 2013. "Global Gains from Reduction of Trade Costs," 2013 Meeting Papers 1283, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  8. Davin Chor & Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2013. "Cumulative Innovation, Growth and Welfare-Improving Patent Policy," CESifo Working Paper Series 4407, CESifo.
  9. Haichao Fan & Edwin L.-C. Lai & Han Steffan Qi, 2012. "Global Gains from Trade Liberalization," CESifo Working Paper Series 3775, CESifo.
  10. Fan, Haichao & Lai, Edwin L.-C. & Li, Yao Amber, 2012. "Credit Constraints, Quality, and Export Prices: Theory and Evidence from China," MPRA Paper 40857, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  11. Taiji Furusawa & Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2011. "A Theory of Government Procrastination," CESifo Working Paper Series 3680, CESifo.
  12. Haichao Fan & Edwin L.-C. Lai & Han Steffan Qi, 2011. "A Model of Trade with Ricardian Comparative Advantage and Intra-sectoral Firm Heterogeneity," CESifo Working Paper Series 3634, CESifo.
  13. Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2008. "Globalization of production and the technology transfer paradox," Working Papers 0810, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
  14. Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2008. "The most-favored nation rule in club enlargement negotiation," Working Papers 0815, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
  15. Grossman, Gene & Lai, Edwin, 2006. "Parallel Imports and Price Controls," CEPR Discussion Papers 5779, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  16. Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2005. "Would global patent protection be too weak without international coordination?," Discussion Paper Series 226, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University, revised Aug 2008.
  17. Edwin L Lai, 2004. "The Economics of Intellectual Property Protection in the Global Economy," Levine's Working Paper Archive 122247000000000481, David K. Levine.
  18. Grossman, G.M. & Lai, E., 2001. "International Protection of intellectual Property," Papers 215, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Public and International Affairs.
  19. Eric Bond & Stephen Ching & Edwin L. C. Lai, 2000. "Accession Rules and Trade Agreements: The Case of the WTO," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 1626, Econometric Society.

Articles

  1. Edwin L.-C. Lai & Haichao Fan & Han Steffan Qi, 2020. "Global gains from reduction in trade costs," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 70(1), pages 313-345, July.
  2. Olena Ivus & Edwin L.‐C. Lai & Ted Sichelman, 2020. "An economic model of patent exhaustion," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(4), pages 816-833, October.
  3. Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2019. "The US–China trade war, the American public opinions and its effects on China," Economic and Political Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 7(2), pages 169-184, April.
  4. Fan, Haichao & Lai, Edwin L.-C. & (Steffan) Qi, Han, 2019. "Trade liberalization and Firms’ export performance in China: Theory and evidence," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(3), pages 640-668.
  5. Edwin L.-C. Lai & Xiangrong Yu, 2015. "Invoicing Currency in International Trade: An Empirical Investigation and Some Implications for the Renminbi," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 38(1), pages 193-229, January.
  6. Fan, Haichao & Lai, Edwin L.-C. & Li, Yao Amber, 2015. "Credit constraints, quality, and export prices: Theory and evidence from China," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(2), pages 390-416.
  7. Lai, Edwin L.-C. & Yan, Isabel K.M., 2013. "Would global patent protection be too weak without international coordination?," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 89(1), pages 42-54.
  8. Edwin Lai & Raymond Riezman & Ping Wang, 2009. "Outsourcing of innovation," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 38(3), pages 485-515, March.
  9. Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2009. "Conference on globalization, political economy and trade policy," Annual Report, Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, pages 18-23.
  10. Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2008. "The international product cycle and globalization of production," Staff Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, issue May.
  11. Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2008. "Intellectual property protection in a globalizing era," Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, vol. 3(mar).
  12. Gene M. Grossman & Edwin L.‐C. Lai, 2008. "Parallel imports and price controls," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 39(2), pages 378-402, June.
  13. Lai, Edwin, 2008. "International Public Goods and Transfer of Technology Under a Globalized Intellectual Property Regime edited by Keith E. Maskus and Jerome H. Reichman Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005," World Trade Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(3), pages 576-579, July.
  14. Gene M. Grossman & Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2006. "International Protection of Intellectual Property: Corrigendum," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 96(1), pages 456-456, March.
  15. Gene M. Grossman & Edwin L.-C. Lai, 2004. "International Protection of Intellectual Property," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 94(5), pages 1635-1653, December.
  16. Qiu, Larry D. & Lai, Edwin L. -C., 2004. "Protection of trade for innovation: the roles of Northern and Southern Tariffs," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 449-470, December.
  17. Kwan, Yum K. & Lai, Edwin L. -C., 2003. "Intellectual property rights protection and endogenous economic growth," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 853-873, March.
  18. Lai, Edwin L. -C. & Qiu, Larry D., 2003. "The North's intellectual property rights standard for the South?," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(1), pages 183-209, January.
  19. Edwin L.‐C. Lai, 2002. "Strategic Policy Towards Multinationals for Oligopolistic Industries," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 10(1), pages 200-214, February.
  20. Lai, Edwin L. -C., 2001. "Competition for foreign direct investment in the product cycle," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 13(1), pages 61-81, January.
  21. Furusawa, Taiji & Lai, Edwin L. -C., 1999. "Adjustment costs and gradual trade liberalization," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(2), pages 333-361, December.
  22. Lai, Edwin L-C, 1998. "Schumpeterian Growth with Gradual Product Obsolescence," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 3(1), pages 81-103, March.
  23. Lai, Edwin L. -C., 1998. "International intellectual property rights protection and the rate of product innovation," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 55(1), pages 133-153, February.
  24. Horowitz, Andrew W & Lai, Edwin L-C, 1996. "Patent Length and the Rate of Innovation," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 37(4), pages 785-801, November.
  25. Lai, Edwin L. C., 1995. "The product cycle and the world distribution of income A reformulation," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(3-4), pages 369-382, November.
  26. Lai, Edwin L-C, 1995. "Learning by Doing, Technology Choice, and Export Promotion," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 3(2), pages 186-198, June.

Chapters

  1. Edwin Lai, 2009. "Comment on "East Asia and Global Imbalances: Saving, Investment, and Financial Development"," NBER Chapters, in: Financial Sector Development in the Pacific Rim, pages 150-155, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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NEP Fields

NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 14 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-INO: Innovation (4) 2002-01-22 2008-09-13 2014-02-02 2017-11-05
  2. NEP-INT: International Trade (4) 2012-09-03 2014-03-30 2015-05-02 2018-11-05
  3. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (3) 2008-09-13 2014-02-02 2017-11-05
  4. NEP-CNA: China (2) 2015-05-02 2015-09-05
  5. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (2) 2008-11-11 2014-02-02
  6. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (2) 2014-05-17 2015-09-05
  7. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (2) 2012-09-03 2014-05-17
  8. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2012-09-03
  9. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2006-10-28
  10. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2012-09-03
  11. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2012-09-03
  12. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (1) 2003-03-14
  13. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2017-11-05
  14. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (1) 2014-05-17
  15. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2002-01-22
  16. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2006-08-26
  17. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2014-02-02

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