Liguo LIN


Associate Professor (with Tenure)
Environmental Economics
(Ph.D., Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 2008)

Office Address
707, School of Economics
111 Wuchuan Rd

Contact Information:
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Selected Publications
Working Papers
Currently Teaching


Professor Liguo Lin received his Ph.D. in 2008 from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. He joined the School of Economics at Shanghai University of Finance & Economics in 2008. His areas of specialization include environmental economics, applied microeconomics, applied econometrics and climate change.

Selected Publications

1. 'Location Choice of FDI Firms and Environmental Regulation Reforms in China' with Wei Sun, Journal of Regulatory Economics, October 2016, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 207–232.

2. 'Does International Economic Integration Lead to Cleaner Production in China?' Jointed with Jon Moon & Haitao Yin, Production and Operations Management, Volume 23, Issue 4, pages 525–536, April 2014. 

3. 'Research on the Environmental Performance of Foreign Direct Investment Firms: The Case of Shanghai' (in Chinese) with Guoqiang Luo, China Economic Quarterly, Volume 13, Issue 2, page 515-536, January 2014.

4. 'China Provincial Industrial Pollution: the Role of Technical Efficiency, Pollution Levy, and Pollution Quantity Control' with Yanhong Jin, Environment and Development Economics, Volume 19, Issue 1, Pages: 111-132, February 2014. 

5. 'Inspections and Information Disclosure: Quality Regulations with Incomplete Enforcement' with Lan Yao, Front. Econ. China, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2014. 

6. 'Enforcement of Pollution Levies in China', Journal of Public Economics, Vol 98, Feb, 2013. 

Working Papers

1. 'Enforcement with Technologies: Evidence from Establishing Automatic Surface Water Quality Monitoring Stations in China', jointed with Wei Sun

2. 'From Fog to Smog: The Value of Pollution Information', Jointed with Panle Jia Barwick,Shanjun Li,Eric Zou

3. 'How do Local Conditions Matter in Enforcement of Pollution Regulations? Evidence from China'

4. 'Strategic Self-reporting and Firms' Compliance with Environmental Regulations in China'

5. 'Do Consumers Trust the National Inspection Exemption Brands? Evidence from Infant Formula in China', with Yanhong Jin and Lan Yao

Currently Teaching

Advanced Microeconomics A

Advanced Microeconomics I