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Hao Lan

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Dr. Hao Lan holds the position of Associate Professor of Economics at the International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) at Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). He completed his doctorate from the University of Nottingham, which laid the foundation for his academic career. Before joining XJTLU, Dr. Lan spent four years at the University of East Anglia, where he began his journey in academia, contributing to research and teaching in the field of economics. Dr. Hao Lan is renowned for his specialisation in industrial organisation, particularly within the food sector, where he explores advanced topics such as food pricing, transmission mechanisms, and market competitiveness. His academic interests also encompass applied macroeconomics and housing economics, areas in which he has established a strong research presence. Dr. Haos significant contributions to the field are evidenced by his publications in world-leading journals, including the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, Energy Economics, International Review of Economics and Finance, Oxford Economics Papers, and the Journal of Agricultural Economics. His work not only demonstrates his deep expertise but also his commitment to advancing understanding in these critical areas of economics.In his teaching role, Dr. Hao teaches Financial Econometrics to final year undergraduate students and Time Series Analysis to masters students. He has also contributed significantly to academic administration, serving as the Library Liaison Officer for the economics department and previously holding the position of Deputy Programme Director for the MSc Business Analytics program from 2017 to 2021. His signficant contributions underscore his commitment to both research and education in economics.蓝昊博士目前在西交利物浦大学商学院担任经济学副教授及博士生导师。他在英国诺丁汉大学获得经济学博士学位,并持有约克大学的金融与计量经济学硕士学位。在回国前,蓝博士在英国东英吉利大学诺里奇商学院及竞争政策研究中心工作了四年,任助理研究员。他的研究领域涵盖微观价格机制、宏观经济学、能源环境经济学以及房价投机等方面。尤其在食品零售行业中微观价格机制的研究方面,他的研究一直位居国际前沿地位。他在《American Journal of Agricultural Economics》、《Energy Economics》、《Oxford Economics Papers》、《Journal of Agricultural Economics》、《International Review of Economics and Finance》和《Applied Economics》等世界顶级和权威期刊上发表了多篇高质量的学术论文。回国后,他主持和参与了多个省部级、地市级和校级研究项目。在西浦商学院,他主要为高年级本科生教授《计量经济学理论》,同时还为研究生开设《时间序列分析》课程。

Research interests

Food Economics and Industrial Organisation

Macro and Energy Economics

Housing Economics

Applied Econometrics


Associate Professor, Economics Department, International Business School Suzhou, Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University - 2022 to Present

Library Liaison Officer for Economics Department, International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, 2021 to Present

Executive Education Co-ordinator for Economics Department, International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, 2018 to 2019

Deputy Programme Director for MSc Business Analytics, International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, 2017 to 2021

Assistant Professor, Economics Department, International Business School Suzhou, Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University - 2017 to 2022

Research Associate, Norwich Business School and Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia (UEA) - 2013 to 2017

Visiting Scholar, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia - 2012 to 2012


ECO203 Econometric Theory

ACF421 Finance Dissertation

ECO304 International Trade

ECO309 Game Theory

ECO402 Time Series Econometrics

ECO413 Introduction to Business Analytics

ECO415 Business Analytics Dissertation

MAN303 Final Year Project

Awards and honours

2021, Best Paper of Future Finance and Economics Conference (FFEC)

2017 Essay Prize of the Agricultural Economics Society, Agricultural Economics Society

2012 Universitas 21 Prize Scholarship, University of Nottingham and University of British Columbia

2010 PhD Scholarship, School of Economics, University of Nottingham, UK

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD Economics , University of Nottingham, UK - 2013

MSc Financial Econometrics , University of York, UK - 2009

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