Name: Liudexue

Department: College of Economics

Gender: male


Career: Professor

Degree: Ph.D

Graduate School: Northeastern University, China

Tel: 85220167


Office Location: College of Economics, Jinan University

Address: Huangpu Avenue W. 601, Guangzhou, P. R. China

PostCode: 510632

Fax: 85222477




Professor Liu’s research interests are in the areas of international economics and business, mainly focusing on economic globalization and global production networks/global value chains. His work takes advantage of his multidisciplinary background, for instance recent publications on upgrading of exports employ ideas drawn from both economics and management.


  • Northeastern University, China

    Aug, 2000Apr, 2002, Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering

  • Jilin University of Technology, China

    Sept, 1984Jun, 1986, Master in Business Administration

    Oct, 1978--Aug, 1982, B.S. in Agricultural Machinery Engineering

Work Experience

  • Professor, College of Economics, Jinan University, China (May, 2003-Present)

  • Visiting Professor, Texas A & M International University, USA (Aug, 2011—May, 2012)

  • Professor, Business Administration School, Northeastern University, China (Jan, 1995May, 2003)

  • Senior Economist, Liaoning Provincial Industrial Products Trading & Developing Group, China (Nov, 1992Jan, 1995)

  • Lecturer, Economics & Trade College, Shenyang University of Technology, China (Nov, 1988Nov, 1992)

  • Lecturer, Management College, Jilin University of Technology, China (Jun, 1986Nov, 1988)

  • Engineer, R&D Department, Heilongjiang Yilan Harvest Machinery Company, China (Aug,1982Sept, 1984)

Research Fields

Thesis Fields

  1. Dexue LIU, Ye YU. 2019Factor endowment and export technology complexity: Threshold regression analysis based on institutionsin Business Research (4): 81-89.

  2. Dexue LIU, Bowen SUN. 2019Economic institutional distance and trade development: An empirical study based on Cross-national Panel Datain International Business (1): 21-33.

  3. Lu DENG, Dexue LIU. 2018Country reputation and north-south trade based on Qualityin World Economy Studies (7): 108-123.

  4. Dexue LIU, Bowen SU. 2018Will trade worsen welfare? An empirical study using cross-national panel datain Industrial Economic Review (3): 139-152.

  5. Lu DENG, Dexue LIU. 2017Country image and exports: An empirical analysis based on gravity modelin Journal of International Trade (7): 63-73.

  6. Dexue LIU, Weitao LIU. 2017The foreign investment policy and industry pollution: Based on traditional investment policy and the negative list of free trade zone in International Business (2): 62-71.

  7. Xiaojun ZHONG, Dexue LIU. 2016Capital effect of FDI in the service industry: Crowd it in or outin Research on Finance Development (4): 18-23.

  8. Dexue LIU, Ding CHEN. 2015Government intervention ability difference and business cycle co-movement: An empirical study based on China and its major trade partnersin Journal of International Trade (5): 31-41.

  9. Dexue LIU, Bowen SUN. 2015Vertical specialization, division status and the welfare effect of trade: An empirical study based on cross-national panel datain International Economics and Trade Research (4): 4-15.

  10. Zhaobin FAN, Dexue LIU. 2014Credit constraints, exporting mode and social welfarein World Economy Studies (3): 27-32.

  11. Xiaojun ZHONG, Dexue LIU. 2014Technological effect of foreign direct investment in services: An empirical research based on data from Guangdong Province, Chinain International Business (1): 92-100.

  12. Wei XIAO, Dexue LIU. 2014Vertical specialization and business-cycle co-movement: An empirical study based on China and its major trade partnersin Journal of International Trade (3): 35-45.

  13. Dexue LIU, Xiaojun ZHONG. 2012Mechanism of technological innovation capability Improvement in Foreign Originated Manufacturing Industry: An Empirical Analysis based on firm questionnairein Forum of World Economics & Politics (6): 1-20.

  14. Zhaobin FAN, Dexue LIU. 2012Emigration, composition of human capital and technological innovationin Journal of International Trade (6): 3-17.

  15. Xiaojun ZHONG, Dexue LIU. 2011Research on the employment effect of foreign direct investment in services in Guangdongin International Economics and Trade Research (12): 48-54.

  16. Dexue LIU, Xiaoshan LI. 2010An empirical analysis of upgrading mechanisms of processing tradein International Economics and Trade Research(8): 4-9.

  17. Dexue LIU, Zhaobin FAN. 2010Migration, human capital and knowledge trap in China Soft Science (5): 169-181.

  18. Jianxin WU, Dexue LIU. 2009Analysis of Chinese income gapBased on factor accumulation, efficiency and technological progressinJournal of Shanxi Finance and Economics University(9):28-35

  19. Dexue LIU, Zhaobin FAN. 2009 Born-global and internationalization activities of small & medium enterprisesin World Economy Study (9):15-22

  20. Dexue LIU, Tingyu XIE. 2009Technological introduction, innovation and trade welfarein Science and Technology Management Research (3): 5-8.

  21. Jun ZHANG, Dexue LIU. 2007A study on the open Innovation system based on global production networksin Science and Technology Management Research (2): 167-171.

  22. Guoqin BU, LIU Dexue. 2006An analysis on the upgrading of Chinese apparel processing trade: From a global production network perspectivein International Trade (11) :22-27.

  23. Dexue LIU, Guoqin BU, Guifu SU. 2006Strategies for processing trade upgrading in China: From a global production network perspective in International Economics and Trade Research (4) : 4-8.

  24. Dexue LIU, Guifu SU. 2006An analysis on processing trade upgrading in China: From a global production network perspectivein International Business, (4):21-26.

  25. Dexue LIU. 2005The modes and organizational coordination of R&D internationalization in MNCsin Science of Science and Management of S & T (3):10-14.


  1. Hui HE, Dexue LIU. 2018Functional Specialization in the Pearl River Delta City Group”,Jinan University Press, Guangzhou, China.

  2. Dexue LIU. 2014Innovation in Foreign Oriented Firms”,Central South University Press, Changsha, China.

  3. Dexue LIU. 2006Global Production Networks and Processing Trade Upgrading”,Economic Science Press, Beijing, China.

  4. Dexue LIU. 2003 Innovation and City Development”,Commerce PressBeijing, China.

  5. Dexue LIU, Zhiping FAN. 2002Operation and Decision-making of Venture Capital”,Northeastern University Press, Guangzhou Beijing, China.

Undertake the subject

  1. Transformation and Upgrading of Processing Trade, Supported by the National Social Science Fund, 2004-2005.

  2. Foreign Science and Technology Cooperation in Guangdong, Supported by the Guangdong Provincial Soft Science Fund2006-2007.

  3. Innovation of Manufacturing under the Global Production Network in Guangdong, Supported by the Guangdong Provincial Social Science Fund, 2007-2009.

  4. The Trend of Global Division and Its Impact on China's Economic Development (subproject). Supported by the National Social Science Fund, 2010-2012.

  5. Transformation and Upgrading Mode of Processing Firms in Guangdong, Supported by National Government Agency, 2010-2011

  6. Global Division Evolution and Industrial Competitive Advantage Development in Guangdong, Supported by the Guangdong Provincial Humanities and Social Science Fund for Universities, 2010-2014.

  7. Science and Technology Talents Networks and Regional Innovation System in Guangdong, Supported by Guangdong Provincial Soft Science Fund, 2012-2014.

  8. The Theory and Practice of Negative List Management in China, Supported by the Guangdong Provincial Social Science Fund, 2015-2016.

  9. The Development Trend of Processing Trade under the New Normal in Guangdong, Supported by Guangdong Provincial Government Agency, 2015-2016.

  10. The Functional Division and Coordination in the Pearl River Delta, Supported by the Guangdong Provincial Social Science Fund, 2014-2017.

Patent for invention

Open Course

International Economics, International Business, Transnational Corporation Management, Cross Culture Communication


Social Position

Vice President of Guangdong Emerging Economies Research Association; Board Member of Guangdong Economic Society