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LI, Gang
Adjunct Research Fellows

Research Interest

Environmental Economics, International Trade, Production Externalities

Education

PhD in Economics, Hitotsubashi University, March 2015.
MA in Economics, Xiamen University, July 2007.
BS in Physics, Nanjing University, July 2002.

Work Experience

April 2016 - present Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Toyo University.
April 2015 - March 2016 Junior Fellow, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University.
June 2014 - present Adjunct Research Fellow, Research Institute of Capital Formation, Development Bank of Japan.

Papers in English

  • "Trade, Capital Accumulation, and the Environment," mimeo, March 2016.
  • "Trade, Resource Use and Pollution: A Generalization," mimeo, February 2016. (with Akihiko Yanase)
  • "On the Efficiency of Full Employment under Production Externalities," mimeo, December 2015. (with Akihiko Yanase)
  • "The Production Possibility Frontier under Strong Input-generated Production Externalities," CCES Discussion Paper Series, No.57, July 2015.
  • "Essays on Production Externalities: Microeconomics, Trade and Environmental Economics," PhD dissertation, Hitotsubashi University, March 2015.
  • "A Generalized Model of Trade with Resource-use and Pollution," mimeo, February 2015.

Professional Activities

Presentations

  • "Trade, Resource Use and Pollution: A Generalization," HIAS-LSE Trade Workshop, London School of Economics, London, November 2015.
  • "Trade, Capital Accumulation, and the Environment," JSIE Annual Meeting, Senshu University, Kawasaki, November 2015.
  • "Trade, Capital Accumulation, and the Environment," Workshop on Natural Capital in Japan, Ebisu, November 2015.
  • "A Generalized Model of Trade with Resource-use and Pollution," Summer Workshop on Economic Theory 2014, Sapporo, August, 2014. (with Akihiko Yanase)
  • "A Generalized Model of Trade with Resource-use and Pollution," 10th Asia Pacific Trade Seminars, Seoul, Korea, June, 2014. (with Akihiko Yanase)
  • "Long-run Production Possibility Frontier and International Trade in a Synthesized Brander–Taylor–Copeland–Taylor Model," JSIE Spring Meeting, Tokyo, June, 2014. (with Akihiko Yanase)
  • "Does Clean or Dirty Matter? Trade, Capital Accumulation, and the Environment," 2014 Australasian Trade Workshop, Fremantle, Australia, March, 2014.
  • "Does Clean or Dirty Matter? Trade, Capital Accumulation, and the Environment," Hitotsubashi-Sogang Conference on Trade, Seoul, Korea, November, 2013.
  • "Does Clean or Dirty Matter? Trade, Type of Environmentally Sensitive Industry, and the Environment," JSIE Annual Meeting, Yokohama, October, 2013.
  • "Curvature of the Production Possibility Frontier under Endogenous Endowment and Input-Generated Externality," Summer Workshop on Economic Theory 2013, Sapporo, August, 2013.
  • "Does Clean or Dirty Matter? Trade, Type of Environmentally Sensitive Industry, and the Environment," 9th Asia Pacific Trade Seminars, Nanjing, China, June, 2013.
  • "Curvature of the Production Possibility Frontier under Endogenous Endowment and Input-Generated Externality," Hitotsubashi Workshop on International Trade and Investment, Tokyo, April, 2013.
  • "Stability and Specialization under Environmental Regulation: Quota vs. Pigouvian Tax," JSIE Annual Meeting, Kobe, October, 2012.
  • "Stability and Specialization under Environmental Regulation: Quota vs. Pigouvian Tax," Summer Workshop on Economic Theory 2012, Sapporo, August, 2012.
  • "Highway-type Public Capital, Congestion Tax and Non-tradable Goods in a Small Open Economy," (with Kazumi Asako) JEA Spring Meeting, Sapporo, June, 2012.

Discussions

  • "Cities as Solitons: Analytic Solutions to Models of Agglomeration and Related Numerical Approaches" presented by Michal Fabinger. Summer Workshop on Economic Theory 2015, Hokkaido University, August 2015.
  • "Urbanization and Economic Development: A Tale of Two Barriers," presented by Raymond Riezman. Winter International Trade Seminar 2015, Sapporo, March, 2015.
  • "Saving Good Jobs from Global Competition by Rewarding Quality and Efforts," presented by Laixun Zhao. Winter International Trade Seminar 2014, Sapporo, March, 2014.
  • "Dumping and Anti-Dumping Policy in Stackelberg Mixed Duopoly Model," presented by Chisato Shibayama. Winter International Trade Seminar 2013, Sapporo, March, 2013.