Left to right: Dr Chunxia Jiang, Dr Zhongwei Han, Professor Shujie Yao, me, Dr Kailei WeiWe all were PhD students working under supervision of Professor Yao. Professor Shujie Yao was one of my PhD supervisors while he was working as the Chair of Economic Group at Middlesex University. He is now working as Head of School and Professor of Economics and Chinese Sustainable Development at University of Nottingham (ranked amongst Britain's top 10 leading universities). Professor Shujie Yao was ranked eighth among the world's China scholars specialising in the study of the Chinese economy in a recent article published in the Journal of Asian Economic Literature.
Left to right: Dr Kailei Wei, me, Dr Dirk Willenbockel, Dr Chunxia JiangDr Dirk Willenbockel was one of my PhD supervisors while he was working as a Senior Lecturer and Research Leader at Middlesex University. He is now working as a Research Fellow at Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. Dirk is also a co-author of one of my research publications.
2009 Campus for Finance Research Conference, Vallader; Germany (January 14-15)Left to right: Dr André Gygax (Uniersity of Melbourne), me, Prof. Robert J. Aumann (winner of Nobel Memorial Prize for Economics 2005, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Prof. Aumann's wife, Dr Amrit Judge (Nottingham University Business School, UK), Dr Cesario Mateus (University of Greenwich). Dr Amrit Judge (Principal Lecturer) was one of my PhD supervisors and a co-author of one of my research publications.
Dirk and Marian were also my pub mates. We used to go to the Chequers (a local pub) for a pint (sometimes two or three pints, of course) of Kronenbourg (Dirk's favourite German beer).