Name: Sara Hsu
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Expertise Keywords: Asian economic development, Chinese economy, Development, Inequality, informal and underground finance, shadow banking
Available For: interviews, essays, speaking
Expertise: PhD in Economics from the University of Utah BA from Wellesley College
Currrent Research: Chinese economy, Asian economic development, informal and underground finance, shadow banking, urbanization in China
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Positions held at New Paltz prior to current position:
Adjunct Professor at St. Edward's University in Austin, University of Texas at San Antonio
Visiting Assistant Professor at Trinity University, San Antonio
|University of Utah||2003-2006||PhD||2006||Economics|
2012, Scholar and Recipient of Taiwan Fellowship, Research on sustainable development in Taiwan at National Sun Yat-Sen University in Kaohsiung
2011 - Present, Investigator, National Natural Science Foundation, China, Research on Modeling the Shadow Credit Market in China
2005 Eccles Fellowship, to fund excellent dissertation research
Other professional activities
2014 - Present Reviewer, Journal of Economic Issues International
2014 - Present Reviewer, Economic Modeling International
2014 - Present Member, Speakers Academy International
2014 - Present Reviewer, Antipode International
2013 - Present Member, China Speakers Bureau International
2013 - Present Member, National Committee on US-China Relations International
2013 - Present Blogger, Triple Crisis website International
2013 - Present Consultant, Guide Point Global Hong Kong
2013 - Present Consultant, Gerson Lehrman Group National
2013 - Present Reviewer, The Socio-Economic Review International
2013 - Present Reviewer, The Social Science Journal International
2013 - Present Reviewer, Land Use Policy Journal International
2013 - Present Reviewer, Small Business Economics Journal International
2013 - Present Reviewer, Edward Elgar Books International
2013 - Present Reviewer, Palgrave Macmillan International
2012 - Present Committee Chair, Association for Evolutionary Economics International
2012 - Present Reviewer, China Quarterly International
2011 - Present Reviewer, Crime, Law and Social Change International
2011 - Present Reviewer, Journal of Peace, Gender and Development Studies International
2011 - 2012 Newsletter Editor, IAFFE International
2011 - 2012 Board Member, IAFFE Membership Committee International
2010 - Present Reviewer, European Journal of Health Economics International
2010 - Present Fellow, Economists for Peace and Security International
2009 - Present Reviewer, Journal of Current Chinese Affairs International
2009 - Present Member, International Association for Feminist Economics International
2009 - Present Member, NAACP National
2009 - Present Member, Southern Economic Association National
2008 - Present Owner, Economics of Crisis Website International
2007 - Present Researcher, University of Texas Inequality Project Austin, TX
2007 - Present Member, Chinese Women Economists (CCER, Peking Univ) China
2007 - Present Member, American Economic Association International
2006 - Present Member, Gender and Macro International Working Group International
Forthcoming 2016 Chapter “China’s Shadow Banking Instruments and Risk” in edited volume, Routledge, ed. Anastasia Nesvetailova.
December 2016 “China’s Structural Transformation: Reaching Potential GDP in the Financial Services Sector,” with Alba Carolina Melchor Simon (first author), China Finance and Economic Review 4(1): 1-16.
May 2016 “Risks of P2P Lending Platforms in China: Modeling Failure Using a Cox Hazard Model,” with Jianjun Li, Zhang Chen, Yang Chen, in The Chinese Economy 49(3): 161-172.
May 2016 “China’s Banking Sector as the Foundation of Financial Reform,” (sole author) Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies 3(2): 244-248.
April 2016 “China’s Volatile Stock Market in the Summer 2015 and Policy (In)effectiveness,” (sole author), Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics 4(4): 7-15.
February 2016 Development in China, India and Japan: Three Economic Success Stories (book). Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar (sole author).
December 2015 “Systemic risk in Chinese shadow banking system: A sector-level perspective, with Guangning Tian, Jianjun Li, and Xue Ying. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade
December 2015 “Military Expenditures and Profit Rates: Evidence from OECD Countries,” with Adem Elveren (second author), Metroeconomica.
January 2015 “Military Expenditures and Political Regimes: An Analysis Using Global Data, 1963-2001,” with Unal Tongur and Adem Elveren (second author), in Economic Modelling 44: 68-79.
December 2014 Lessons in Sustainable Development from Malaysia and Indonesia (Pivot book) with Nathan Perry (first author). New York: Palgrave.
August 2014 “Shadow Banking in China: Institutional Risks,” with Jianjun Li and Yanzhi Qin (second author) in China Economic Review 39: 119-129.
June 2014 Chapter “Shadow Banking Systems in the United States and China,” with Jianjun Li (first author), in edited volume, Challenges to Financial Stability - Perspective, Models and Policies, ASERS Publishing, ed. Renata Karkowska.
May 2014 Lessons in Sustainable Development from Japan and South Korea (Pivot book), with Michio Naoi and Wenjie Zhang (first author). New York: Palgrave.
October 2013 Lessons in Sustainable Development from China and Taiwan (Pivot book) (sole author). New York: Palgrave.
November 2013 Impacts of Financial Crisis and Post Crisis Policies on China: A Gendered
Analysis, with Yan Liang, Chapter in Gender Perspectives and Gender Impacts of the Global Economic Crisis, ed. Rania Antonopoulos, New York: Routledge.
June 2013 Financial Crises, 1929 to 2009 (book). Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. Positively reviewed in the Journal of Economic Literature 52(1): 227-229.
September 2012 “Development and Legitimacy of Chinese Informal Finance,” with Nikos Passas and Jianjun Li (second author). The Pacific Review 25(4): 495-511.
July 2012 “Increasing Virulence of Man-Made Crises: Financial Crises and Global Instability” Journal of Economic Issues 46(2): 491-498 (sole author).
August 2011 “A New Framework for Sustainable Development in US Healthcare Section: The Case of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Medicaid Project”, With Pablo Rhi-Perez and Mostafa Mostafa Malki (second author), in International Journal of Trade and Global Markets 4(3): 261-278.
August 2010 “The Crisis’ Impact on China’s Rural Migrants” with Shiyin Jiang and Halcott Heyward (first author). In Journal of Current Chinese Affairs - China Aktuell 39(2): 167-185.
August 2009 Informal Finance in China: Chinese and American Perspectives, with Jianjun Li, New York: Oxford University Press. Author, Chapter 1, Introduction (sole author), and Chapter 7, “Is Informal Finance Faster, Cheaper, Better than Formal Finance? A Study of Small and Medium Enterprises in Shanghai and Nanjing” (sole author).
July 2009 “Employment Impacts of a 'Green' Energy Transition in China” with Shelley Nauss (first author), China Economic Journal 2(2): 219-237.
June 2009 “The Beijing Bust” with James Galbraith and Wenjie Zhang (second author), Journal of Current Chinese Affairs - China Aktuell, 38(2): 3-26.
Forthcoming 2018 Dictionary of Business and Management in China, author, London: Oxford University Press.
Forthcoming 2017 Handbook of Sustainable Development in Asia (sole editor), author, Introduction, New York: Routledge
September 2015 “China’s Volatile Stock Market and its Implications,” UK Nottingham Policy Paper 7 (sole author)
June 2015 “Is All Growth Good? The Case of China,” Economics of the Environment. Boston, MA: Dollars and Sense.
November 2014 “China’s Debt Burden,” UK Nottingham Policy Paper 6 (sole author).
October 2014 “Chapter 6: The Great Recession: Unprecedented Economic Challenges (2007-present),” Chapter in Guide to U.S. Economic Policy, eds. Wright and Zeiler, Congressional Quarterly Press.
January 2014 “Shadow Banking: Peril or Promise?” in A Changing China, ed. China Speakers Bureau. Amherst, MA: Trombly International.
November 2013 “In China, Change-and Uncertainty-Are in the Air,” in Real World Globalization, eds. Dollars and Sense, Boston, MA: Dollars and Sense (13th Edition) (sole author).
August 2012 “美国金融体系、大萧条和投机蔓延.” with Jianjun Li (second author), Xinjiang University of Finance and Economics Journal.
May 2012 “Chinese Shadow Financial System,” (In Chinese) with Jianjun Li (second author), Chinese National Social Science Foundation Report.
March 2012 “Invisible Finance: Black and Gray: Introduction,” chapter contributed and Guest Editor for Special Issue of Crime, Law and Social Change 57(3): 209-220.
January 2012 “Role of Informal Finance in China’s Continuing Economic Development”, The Chinese Economy 45(1): 28–45
July 2010 “Trade Policy in the Post-Neoliberal Era” with James Galbraith (second author), chapter in UN World Economic and Social Survey 2010.
December 2009 “Political and Policy Regimes: 1963-2000" background paper for “Wealth and Income Inequality,” with James Galbraith, Olivier Giovannoni, and Hyun Kum, chapter in Flagship Report on Poverty, New York: UNRISD.