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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Status, revisionism, and great power strategy : US-China positional competition and the struggle for leadership in Asia-Pacific, John Hugo Simon ÅBERG

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Social capital, health literacy, and access to healthcare : a study among rural and urban populations in Ghana, Padmore Adusei AMOAH

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漢魏六朝唐代詩賦中的音樂描寫研究, Zhou CAO (曹舟)

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Cultural re-presentation and translation : Chinese and English anthologies of Tang poetry, Chi Man, Cecilia CHAN (陳智敏)

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Are you what you have? The role of motivation and cultural value congruency on the mere ownership effect, Pik Ying CHAN (陳璧瑩)

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Auditor changes and debt financing : evidence from China, Suet Ying CHAN (陳雪瑩)

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馬其昶《毛詩學》析論, Man Lung CHONG (莊文龍)

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Managing sales and product returns under the word-of-mouth effect : pricing, quality, and restocking fee decisions, Sun Yuen HUI (许鑫源)

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The impact of cooling measures : evidence from Hong Kong residential re-sale market, Mengna HU (胡夢娜)

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The bakla and the silver screen : queer cinema in the Philippines, Michael Nuñez INTON

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What is “meta-” for? : a Peircean critique of the cognitive theory of metaphor, Yicun JIANG (姜奕村)

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The British at Wei-Hai-Wei : a case study of an ill-fated colony, Rong KONG (孔榮)

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The roles of product type and product newness in consumer value co-creation for luxury brands, Qi LU (陸琦)

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Sino-Albanian relations during the Cold War, 1949-1978 : an Albanian perspective, Ylber MARKU

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中國新詩與古典詩關係研究(1917-1937) : 以聞一多、卞之琳、林庚和郭沫若為中心, Sai Ho MA (馬世豪)

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CEO traits and loan contract, Yiu Chung MA (馬耀宗)

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Hong Kong ink painting : its role in the development of Chinese painting in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond, Hung SHENG (盛虹)

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The mediating role of representational predicaments : between autocratic leadership and subordinates’ workplace behaviors, Nan WANG (王楠)

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Learning to be a lesbian : identity and sexuality formation among young Hong Kong lesbians, Yuk Ying, Sonia WONG (黃鈺螢)

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Geographic distance and the impact of investor sentiment on stock prices, Yan YANG (杨燕)

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A simulation experimental study on the utility of pay changes, Liu YE (叶柳)

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Alternative sexualities/intimacies? Yuri fans community in the Chinese context, Ka Yi YEUNG (楊嘉怡)

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两次鸦片战争期间中英交涉中口译者的主体性和能动性(1840-1842,1856-1860), Zhen YUAN (原贞)

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Informed institutional shareholding : evidence from political promotion, Chi ZHANG (張弛)

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Insurance and self-protection for increased risk aversion, Jian ZHANG (張健)

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A comparative study of war metaphors in English and Chinese business media discourse, Xian ZHONG (鐘先)

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Neo-sentimentalism and the bodily attitudinal theory of emotions, Chun Nam, Emile CHAN

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「超越藍綠」、想像「中國」、參照「香港」下的台灣政治論述, Keng Liang CHENG (鄭亘良)

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Defending relational egalitarianism and the two principles of equality, Tsz Chun CHOY

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The rhetoric of trade and decolonisation in Hong Kong, 1945-1984, James FELLOWS

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World cinema beyond the periphery : developing film cultures in Bhutan, Mongolia, and Myanmar, Nis GRØN

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Rising powers and foreign intrastate armed conflicts : trends and patterns of China’s intervention in African civil wars, Obert HODZI

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Ownership structure impact on exchange rate exposure under the RMB regime reform, Luning JIA

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Assessing the effect of mobile word-of-mouth on consumers : the physical, psychological and social influences, Juanyi JIANG (蔣雋怡)

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Four empirical essays in development economics, Haftom Bayray KAHSAY

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The discourse of ruination : interrogating urban renewal In Hong Kong, Eun Soo LEE

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Repertoire, framing and visions : the occupy movement in Hong Kong, Ho Man LEUNG

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Shakespeare on the city and its outcasts : a study on tragedy and political philosophy, Yu LIU

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Does democracy promotion promote democracy? The Zimbabwean case, Ruvimbo Natalie MAVHIKI

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延安時期的婚戀小說研究 : 延安《解放日報》副刊為重心, Xiaoyan MA (馬曉炎)

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The integrative effects of promotion attributes : implications for effective promotion design, Suntong QI

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Will analysts learn from other analysts who possess superior private information, Hangyuan SHI

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南來香港 : 「和平文藝」作者 : 一九五、六〇年代《星島晚報》副刊「星晚」的連載小說研究, Hoi Yin, Yuki SHUM (沈海燕)

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在不明不暗的虚妄中寻找青春 : 当代中国“80 后”非政府组织工作者的价值观和行为转变研究, Guoyuan SUN (孙国嫄)

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Ethical leadership in social enterprises : multilevel investigation of its influence on team and individual prosocial voice, Pok Man TANG

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周作人與五十年代香港散文, Cheuk Yin TSANG (曾卓然)

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Greed, grief, a gift. War-traumatized women and contextualizing expressive arts therapy, Sjoukje Marloes VAN HOUTEN

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The role of intuition in philosophical practice, Tinghao WANG

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Defining community art : theoretical and practical reconstruction, Kei Shun, Samson WONG (王基信)

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The roles of knowledge assets in promoting firm productivity and innovation in China, Jingsi YANG

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Performability and translation : a case study of the production and reception of Ying Ruocheng’s translations, Yichen YANG

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From invisible to visible : representations and self-representaions of Hakka women In Hong Kong, 1900s-present, Ka Lo YAU

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Balancing versus bandwagoning : the strategic dilemma of Australia’s China policy, Man Kwong YEUNG

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The role of translation in the Nobel Prize in literature : a case study of Howard Goldblatt's translations of Mo Yan's works, Yau Wun YIM (嚴柔媛)

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Client importance and audit quality in highly connected jurisdictions, Kelly Grani YUEN

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Examining the generation effects on job-hopping intention by applying the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB), Sze Hang YUEN

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English drama For critical pedagogy : adapting Caryl Churchill’S dramas as a methodological tool for community-engaged theatre workshopping in post-Umbrella Movement Hong Kong, Hsiao Min YU

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An improved model for trust-aware recommender systems based on multi-faceted trust, Peihu ZHU

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Collaboration between art museums and universities in Hong Kong : benefits, difficulties and methods, Yi ZHU (朱軼)

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Effects of goal interdependence on help-seeking through knowledge sharing and knowledge hiding : the moderating roles of reciprocity beliefs, Yuen Lam, Fanny BAVIK

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Africans in Guangzhou : a cultural analysis of transnationality amongst Africans on the move, Roberto Carlos CASTILLO BAUTISTA

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The liberation of the heroine in Red Riding Hood : a study on feminist and postfeminist discourses, Hiu Yan CHENG

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Overcoming "liability of newness" of international new ventures : the role of flexibility, Yuqing CHEN

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理性思維與行動的統一性 : 兩個模型, I Xuan CHONG (莊易軒)

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Trash, a curatorial : an ethnographic and visual study of waste in urban Hong Kong, Anneke COPPOOLSE

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Designing multi-target salesforce incentive contract, Wenxin HUANG

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劉台拱學術研究 : 以《論語駢枝》為重心, Zhan HUANG (黃湛)

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The making of rurality in Hong Kong : villagers' changing perception of rural space, Chun On LAI

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Why do girls stay silent? An exploratory research on young women's tolerance toward stranger harassment, Sui LAU

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Colonialism and compromise : the Shanghai Municipal Council and the arrest of communists, 1927-1937, Kwok Fai, Peter LAW

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Engaging your customers via responding to online product reviews, Chunyu LI

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Financial fraud detection by using grammar-based multiobjective genetic programming with ensemble learning, Haibing LI

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Philology, anthropology and poetry in Arthur Waley's translation of the Shijing, Qingyang LIN

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Urban density, human capital, and productivity in service industries : an analysis of firm-level data of China, Xinyu LI

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Information leakage and Stackelberg leadership in Cournot competition, Huajiang LUO

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Two essays on the mitigating factors of corporate tax noncompliance, Kim Wan, Rebecca LUO

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The impact of high-order risk attitudes on bank's loan policy, Yuchen LUO

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Is big brother playing fair? Exploring effects of perceived nepotism in public institutions on trust in strangers, David Amon NEEQUAYE

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Why get lost in translation? On the English translations of Wen Yiduo's poems, Choi Yung NG

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The influence of job insecurity on performance outcomes among Chinese, German and U.S. employees : evidence from self-reported and observational studies, Lara Christina ROLL

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The exclusion problem and counterfactual theories of causation, Yee Hang SZE

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張彝宣傳奇研究, Wing Yan TSANG (曾穎欣)

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香港九〇年代短篇小說中的「房子」, Fong WONG (王芳)

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Newspaper portrayal and legislative voting process : a case study of statutory minimum wage in Hong Kong, Ngai Chiu WONG

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李商隱詩歌的語言風格研究 : 以詠物詩為重心, Ka Chun WU (胡家晉)

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Extending the JD-R approach to predicting work/study engagement and creative performance : evidences from Chinese employees and students, Mengyuan WU

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The impact of credit default swaps on corporate investment policy, Xinshu XUE

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Management earnings forecast decisions in a regulated regime : evidence from China, Jingyu YANG

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Leisure and life satisfaction among Tai Chi and public square dance participants in Hong Kong, Yechen YAO

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The progression of political censorship : Hong Kong cinema from colonial rule to Chinese-style socialist hegemony, Lai To, Herman YAU

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Effect of self-interruption and external interruption on error detection, Sze Yuen YAU

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Information asymmetry, agency cost and stock liquidity : evidence from the split share structure reform in China, Tao YUAN

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Political reunification with Taiwan : perspectives from the leadership, intellectuals and the general public in Mainland China, Peiji YU

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Joint lead time and price quotation : dynamic or static?, Guo ZHANG

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The politics of crisis management in post-1997 Hong Kong : a state-society interactive framework, Hin Yeung CHAN

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Is there a distinction between a priori and a posteriori, Hiu Man CHAN

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The emergence of civil disobedience movements in Hong Kong, Kwun Hong CHAN

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清華簡《繫年》與相關文獻比對研究, Pui Ming CHAN (陳沛銘)

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Eurocentrism, modernity and Chinese sociality : an ethnographic study of everyday socio-cultural life in new-millennium China, Tung Yi KHO

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Reading Hume’s ‘Of the standard of taste’ : taking Hume seriously, Ka Wing KWOK