Qi is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics, Policy, and International Business at the Manchester Metropolitan University.
Qi specialise in econometrical and statistical analysis of complex (longitudinal, panel) datasets in the context of international business, entrepreneurial capabilities, and innovation strategies. Qi has undertaken wide range of empirical and theoretical researches focus on small and medium sized enterprise (SME) internationalisation (Financial Times FDI Market Panel), EU SME market exploration strategy (Bureau Van Dijk Amadeus Panel), U.S. SME entrepreneurial impacts (E. M. Kauffman Foundation International New Venture’s Panel), as well as applied econometrics in entrepreneurship and management research (with the presence of Endogeneity and Selection Bias).
Qi completed his PhD at Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Imperial College London.
Qi is member of the Strategic Management Society, Academy of International Business, and the Academy of Management.
Academic and professional qualifications
To conduct personal research to develop and extend own research area and to translate this into published outputs and research funding bids. To support quantitative research conducted in the Future Economy Research Centre. Teaching in subjects related to area of expertise including business economics, international business, SME internationalisation, and quantitative research methods.
Research Expertise, Publications & Grants
Employment relations and HRM in MNEs Econometrical assessments of business strategies of EU small and medium sized companies (SMEs) Research Area also includes SME Internationalisation, International Business, Entrepreneurial Capabilities, Innovation Strategies, Panel Data Regression, Econometrical and Statistical Analysis.
Books (authored/edited/special issues)
Q. Cao (2019). Participation in Foreign Companies in Germany: Co-Determination, Representation of Interests, Regulation of Interests and Patterns of Work Relations in Foreign Companies in Germany.
H. Tuselmann, S. Buzdugan, Q. Cao, D. Freund, S. Golesorkhi (2016). Impact of International Business: Challenges and Solutions for Policy and Practice. Palgrave Macmillan.