Trade Liberalization and Domestic Vertical Integration: Evidence from China’, a research paper co-authored by Prof Larry Qiu Dongxiao, Head and Chair Professor of the Department of Economics of Lingnan University and his former students, Prof Liu Qing of Renmin University of China and Assistant Prof Zhan Chaoqun of Lingnan (University) College at Sun Yat-sen University, has won the 21st T.K. Ann International Trade Award’s Excellent Paper Award.
A total of 11 books and 20 papers were selected for this year's Award. Prof Qiu’s co-authored paper is one of the best four among the 20 awarded papers. The biennial Award has gained an outstanding reputation in the field of international economics and trade, and is regarded as China’s most prominent academic award in its field.
The award-winning paper was just published by the Journal of International Economics, a leading internationally refereed journal in the field of international economics, in November 2019.