Xuekai Hao

Department of Economics

PhD student

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Xuekai Hao
Department of Economics
9 Mappin Street
S1 4DT

Xuekai graduated from the University of Queensland in Australia in 2020 with a master's degree in international economics and finance. Later, he worked as a management trainee at CITIC Securities in China from June 2020 to June 2021, and continued to study for a doctor's degree at the University of Sheffield in September 2021. His thesis mainly focuses on the effectiveness of the policy of involuntary technology transfer (ITT policy) in China's economy from the perspective of technology transfer, one of the focuses of the Sino-US trade war. 

Research interests

International trade, foreign direct investment and the economics of innovation:

The Effectiveness of International Technology Transfer Policies in Developing Countries.

Research group


Dr Antonio Navas

Dr Enrico Vanino

Teaching activities

ECN118 Mathematical Methods for Economics (tutorials)

ECN130 Economic Analysis and Policy (tutorials)

ECN332 Economic UG Dissertation ( Presentation Support)