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Professor Jing-Lin Duanmu

Professor Jing-Lin Duanmu

Associate Professor in International Business

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+44 (0) 1392 727698


Jing-Lin Duanmu joined the Business School in January 2020.  Her research interests include foreign direct investment, international trade, political relations, and corporate social responsibility.

She was a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in International Business at Surrey Business School.

Her research has appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Business Review and World Economy. She received her PhD from the University of Bath.

Qualifications

  • PhD in International Business (University of Bath)
  • MSc in International Business (Aston University)
  • BA in English Literature and Education (Nanjing Normal University, China)

Research interests

  • Political risk and multinational corporation strategy  
  • Corporate social responsibility  
  • Causal inference 

I am interested in three aspects of firm internationalization: (i) how firms’ foreign market entry is shaped by political and institutional environment of the host country, the host-home relationship, and firm micro resources and strategies; (ii) how entry strategies subsequently evolve in the host environment with the changing economic conditions and regulatory policies in the host country; (iii) in what ways the operations of foreign subsidiaries impact on domestic firms.

I am also interested in corporate social responsibility, such as social and institutional factors driving CSR, and how firms design their CSR strategies to attend to the interests of multiple stakeholders.

I emphasize causal inference in my research design. 

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Norback P-J, Skedinger P, Duanmu J-L (In Press). Employment Protection and FDI Revisited: New Evidence from Micro Data. The World Economy Full text.
Duanmu JL, Pittman R (2019). THE RESPONSE OF STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES TO IMPORT COMPETITION: EVIDENCE FROM CHINESE MANUFACTURING FIRMS. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 90(4), 577-613. Abstract. DOI.
Duanmu JL, Bu M, Pittman R (2018). Does market competition dampen environmental performance? Evidence from China. Strategic Management Journal, 39(11), 3006-3030. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Duanmu J-L, Urdinez F (2017). The dissuasive effect of U.S. political influence on Chinese FDI during the “Going Global” policy era. Business and Politics, 20(1), 38-69. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Duanmu J-L (2015). External Finance and the Foreign Direct Investment Decision: Evidence from Privately Owned Enterprises in China. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 22(1), 23-45. Full text. DOI.
Duanmu J-L (2014). A race to lower standards? Labor standards and location choice of outward FDI from the BRIC countries. International Business Review, 23(3), 620-634. Full text. DOI.
Duanmu J-L (2014). State-owned MNCs and host country expropriation risk: the role of home state soft power and economic gunboat diplomacy. Journal of International Business Studies, 45(8), 1044-1060. Full text. DOI.

Publications by year


In Press

Norback P-J, Skedinger P, Duanmu J-L (In Press). Employment Protection and FDI Revisited: New Evidence from Micro Data. The World Economy Full text.

2019

Duanmu JL, Pittman R (2019). THE RESPONSE OF STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES TO IMPORT COMPETITION: EVIDENCE FROM CHINESE MANUFACTURING FIRMS. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 90(4), 577-613. Abstract. DOI.

2018

Duanmu JL, Bu M, Pittman R (2018). Does market competition dampen environmental performance? Evidence from China. Strategic Management Journal, 39(11), 3006-3030. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2017

Duanmu J-L, Urdinez F (2017). The dissuasive effect of U.S. political influence on Chinese FDI during the “Going Global” policy era. Business and Politics, 20(1), 38-69. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Duanmu J-L (2015). External Finance and the Foreign Direct Investment Decision: Evidence from Privately Owned Enterprises in China. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 22(1), 23-45. Full text. DOI.

2014

Duanmu J-L (2014). A race to lower standards? Labor standards and location choice of outward FDI from the BRIC countries. International Business Review, 23(3), 620-634. Full text. DOI.
Duanmu J-L (2014). State-owned MNCs and host country expropriation risk: the role of home state soft power and economic gunboat diplomacy. Journal of International Business Studies, 45(8), 1044-1060. Full text. DOI.

External positions

  • External examiner for Manchester Business School

My teaching interests are focused on multinational corporations. My courses have examined MNCs’ entry strategies, interactions between MNCs and host country regulatory policies, domestic firms, and how these interactions evolve with external business environmental changes.