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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Effects of parental incarceration on their children : a study of children of incarcerated parents, Afua AMANKWAA

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The distinction problem of self-deception, Chi Yin CHAN (陳子然)

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State-contingent overconfidence : application to bank loans, Sze Nam CHAN (陳思楠)

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Customer’s operational efficiency and trade credit provision, Wai Ho CHAN (陳偉豪)

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Cold War intimacy beyond the Taiwan strait : sexual labour and Chinese modernities in the teahouse, I-Ting CHEN (陳逸婷)

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永恆逃逸的差異 : 以《流言》、《易經》及《小團圓》為例論張愛玲與重複, Lok Tung CHOI (蔡樂東)

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Worlds in a stochastic universe : on the emergence of world histories in minimal Bohmian Mechanics, Alexander EHMANN

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The role of information and knowledge of weather warnings in marine access behavior : a field experiment in coastal area of Bangladesh, Khan Mehedi HASAN

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Risk invulnerability : the impact of a desirable background risk, Sai Kit HUI (許世傑)

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A study of graduate entrepreneurs in urban China : the case of Shenzhen, Yuyang KANG (康宇揚)

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Inspecting the role of positive emotions, adaptive coping, and psychological resources to explain the strengthening of resilience after stress exposure, David KANSAKAR

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Introversion and online word-of-mouth behavior : what roles do review website design and product design play?, Shu Ting LAU (劉紓庭)

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Hukou decentralization and migrant students’ educational opportunities : case studies in Beijing and Shenzhen, China, Bo LI (李博)

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Blurring boundaries : life and work of young middle-class women in post-2000s urban China, Lili LIN (林莉莉)

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New poetry and old Cathay : translational sinography in the early twentieth-century English literary world, Qingyang LIN (林青楊)

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What makes your movies more engaging for backers? A text analysis of Kickstarter projects, Shuman LIU (劉淑曼)

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Cosmopolitan imagination in Salman Rushdie and Ha Jin, Zhenling LI (李珍玲)

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On their own terms : a case study of Chinese peasants’ linguistic techniques during the socialist education movement, Wenkuo MA (馬文闊)

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Can the imagination view of dreaming resolve the awake-dreaming indistinguishability problem?, Ka Yan MOK (莫家欣)

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Empirical studies on exchange rate pass-through, access to foreign currency and firm performance, Muhammed Siraj MUHAMMED

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Predictors of aberrant driving behaviours and accident involvement : quantitative objective and subjective evidence from Chinese and Pakistani drivers, Rayna SADIA

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Shuttling between image and text : a study on bilingual intertitles in Chinese films, 1922-1931, Chen WANG (王晨)

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Credibility and nationalism in narrative economics, Dong WANG (王棟)

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Proper scoring rules in epistemic decision theory, Maomei WANG (王毛妹)

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Conditions of enablement of sound practices in Hong Kong and Manila, Dayang Magdalena Nirvana Tamanio YRAOLA

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Transshipment timing in inventory competition, Lin ZANG (臧琳)

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宋元明時期台州貨幣化進程, Ke ZHAO (趙可)

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An apology for the villain-hero : a study of Christopher Marlowe’s tragic works, Yue ZHU (朱悅)

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Pathways toward adolscents's wellbeing in Ghana : the role of socioeconomic status and social capital, Evelyn Aboagye ADDAE

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Effects of polygyny on child health and determinants of birth registration : the case of Nigerian children, Uchechi Shirley ANADUAKA

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Social media and political participation : a case study of facebook as a plaftorm of communication, mobilization and action, Chun Ho CHEUNG (張浚皓)

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王鏊及其《震澤先生集》研究, Yick Tan CHING (程益丹)

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漫長的八十年代 : 蔬菜、菜農與香港構成, Sze Chung CHOW (周思中)

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Customer's inventory accruals and supplier's earnings quality, Cheuk Kwong FOK (霍芍光)

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Corruption norms and corporate tax avoidance in a weak institutional and environment : evidence from alcohol consumption in China, Can Flora GUO (郭灿)

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Constructing the meaning of family in the context of biological family separation : a study of children in institutional care and care leavers in Zimbabwe, Getrude Dadirai GWENZI

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Metaphysical reduction of necessity : a modified account, Pak Him LAI (黎柏謙)

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在60、70年代之交香港文化雜誌的政治性視覺生產初覽, Kin Wah LAU (劉建華)

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Does auditor busyness influence audit outcome? Further evidence, Sze Man LAU (劉思敏)

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Discount, coupon, or both? An empirical data-based analysis for online garment retailers' optimal promotion strategies, Yang LIU (劉洋)

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Intentions behind the use of social network sites and its association with peronality, job performance and psychological well-being of employees in China and Pakistan : qualitative and quantitative approaches, Haziq MEHMOOD

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"Blown through the tube at 50 miles an hour" : transportation, motion and mobility in Virginia Woolf's novels, Deyan MENG (孟德燕)

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Central bank bilateral currency swap and trade flows : an implication for Renminbi internationalisation, Abdullahi Ahmed MOHAMMED

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Measuring mediated deliberation in Hong Kong newspapers : case studies of the Hong Kong section of the Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong International Airport three-vumway system construction projects, Ka Chun NG (吳嘉俊)

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Three essays on economic development and human capital formation in India, Vivian Ikwuoma NNETU-OKOLIEUWA

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A study of the Green Paradox in dynamic oligopolies : theories and merger control policy, Aida OSPANOVA

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The danger of being neighbors : community information and corporate tax avoidance, Xiaowei WANG (王小薇)

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Two essays on supply chain variations : evidence from cost behaviors and audit outcomes, Ho Yin WONG (黃浩賢)

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Examining the antecedent and effects of servant leadership : the role of followers, Xinru WU (吳新茹)

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当代中国农村生态丶生计的文化批判 : 以山西"蒲韩社区" 为例, Xiaohui YAN (严晓辉)

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禮莫大於聖王 : 論《荀子》對「禮」概念的擴充與轉化, Wai Yi YAU (丘慧兒)

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The dynamics of online shaming : a sociological study of Hong Kong's virtual world, Yui Fung YIP (葉芮豐)

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An investigation of the identity of naturalised players in the Hong Kong representative football team from the perspective of different Hong Kong football stakeholders, Sheung Ching YUNG (容尚正)

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Defining art aesthetically : a revision of Iseminger's new aestheticism, Yeung YU (俞暘)

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底層的自我表述 : 以余秀華和范雨素為例, Mengying ZHANG (張夢瑩)

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Dual work roles : the joint effect of hybrid entrepreneurs’ regulatory focus and wage work to entrepreneurial work enrichment on entrepreneurial performance, Eric Adom ASANTE

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On belief : aims, norms, and functions, Christopher John ATKINSON

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Empire, reform, and internationalism : Britain and the changing politics of opium, 1875-1931, Simon John CASE

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Cold war strategy, immigration law reform and "assimilationism" : a study of U.S. policies towards Japanese war brides, Ho Yan CHAU

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Japan’s overseas Chinese policies in Southern Vietnam during World War II, Siu Tsun CHOI

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七月派翻译家研究, Qingyang GUI (桂清扬)

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Ageing, health and health-seeking behaviour in Ghana, Razak Mohammed GYASI

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A study on fiscal policy and economic growth from an institutional perspective, Thúy Ái HỒ

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What are we? The ontology of subjects of experience, Jenny HUNG

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Relative deprivation, justice perceptions and forgiveness of victims in Poland and Uganda, Kamila Anna KRYGIER

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The political cycle in China's primary land market, Xuan LI

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Information leakage and sharing in decentralized systems, Huajiang LUO

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A re-examination of the governors autonomy : three selected case studies during the Sino-British talks over Hong Kong's future, from 1982 to 1985, Hok Yin MAN

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A ‘good job’ conceptualization in China : a comparative study of Shenzhen and Lanzhou, Yin MA

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Cost-sensitive deep neural network ensemble for class imbalance problem, Kruy SENG

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State capacity and naval buildup : the Sino-Japanese divergence in the late nineteenth century, Xinyi SHEN

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Re-conceptualizing foreignness : the English translation of Chinese calligraphic culture, Ge SONG

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美國詩歌的中文編譯, 1934-1961, Zijiang SONG (宋子江)

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Evaluation of an anaesthesia automated record keeping system : a human factors approach, Man Kei TSE

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The impact of South-South FDI : knowledge spillovers from Chinese FDI to local firms in the Cambodian light manufacturing industries, Pisey VICHETH

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Essays on market competition and law enforcement, Yanchen WANG

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Heritagising the everyday : the case of Muyuge, Cuiyan WEN

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于省吾《雙劍誃尚書新證》研究, Ka Yee WONG (王嘉儀)

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Guo Xiang’s commentary of the Zhuangzi’s imputed words and its implication on explaining metaphor, Dongyu XIE

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Do auditors communicate financial misstatement risk in audit report? Evidence from subsequent accounting restatements in China, Hau Yi YEUNG

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From outsiders to in-betweens : identity negotiation of Thai female migrants in Hong Kong, Yu ZHANG

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Lived experience and creative praxis : a critical appraisal of Raymond William's fiction, Mingying ZHOU

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)