Huangshan Scholar Distinguished Professor ("黃山學者"特聘教授), School of Economics, Hefei University of Technology, China
Senior Research Fellow, Business, Economic and Public Policy Research Centre, Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Recent Research Grants
Lee, Shu Kam; Li, Sung Ko; Woo, Kai Yin; Shum, Paul. “A Unifying Framework for Structural Efficiency Measurement: Theories and Applications.” Faculty Development Scheme. reference number: UGC/FDS15/E02/21. ($902,000)
Lee, Shu Kam; Li, Sung Ko; Tsang, Chun Kei. “Modelling Nonconvex Production Set with Convex Input or Output Sets and Return to Scales. ” University Research Grant, HKSYU. reference number: URG/20/01. ($35,000)
Li, Sung-ko. “Searching for an Optimal Efficiency Measure: A Monte Carlo Study.” Faculty Research Grant. reference number: FRG/04-05/I-31. ($49,390)
Ng, Ying-chu and Sung-ko Li. “An Economic Evaluation of Chinese Universities during the Post-reform Period.” Faculty Research Grant. reference number: FRG/04-05/I-21. ($24,320)
Cheng, Yuk-shing; Li, Sung-ko; Sin, Chor-yiu; Lo Dic. “Decentralization and Regional Distortions in Chinese Industry – Efficiency and Equity Implications.” Research Grant Council. project number: HKBU 2010/02H. ($437,040)
Li, Sung Ko; Tsang, Chun Kei; Lee, Shu Kam. 2021 Sustainable Development of the China Tourism Sector: Implications from Technical and Scale Efficiency Measurements, The Chinese Economy, 54:4, 262-271, DOI: 10.1080/10971475.2020.1857060
Li, Sung-Ko; Tsang, Chun-Kei. 2020. “The Impacts of Biased Resource Allocation on the Effectiveness of Official Development.” Singapore Economic Review 65(1): 239 – 256. (DOI: doi.org/10.1142/S0217590818500285)
Tsang, Chun-Kei; Li, Sung Ko. 2020. “Allocation of Resources within Subgroups of an Industry: A Case Study in the Chinese Industrial Sector.” Journal of Productivity Analysis 53(1): 125-139. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11123-019-00563-8
Li, Sung Ko. 2019. “Nonparametric tests, quasiconcave production function, variable returns to scale.” Journal of Mathematical Economics 82: 160 – 170. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2018.12.003)
Li, Sung Ko; He, Xinju. 2019. “The impacts of marketization and subsidies on the treatment quality performance of the Chinese hospitals sector.” China Economic Review 54: 41 – 50. (DOI: 10.1016/j.chieco.2018.10.007)
Li, Sung Ko; He, Xinju. 2018 “Was Economic Growth in China Environmentally Friendly? A Case Study of the Chinese Manufacturing Sector.” In Ruizhi Pang, Xuejie Bai, Knox Lovell eds. Energy, Environment and Transitional Green Growth in China. Singapore: Springer, pp. 189 – 207. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7919-1_9.
Li, Sung-ko and Yuk-shing Cheng. 2007. “Solving the Puzzles of Structural Efficiency.” European Journal of Operational Research 180(2): 713 – 722. DOI link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2006.05.010
Cheng, Yuk-shing and Sung-Ko Li. 2006. “Income Inequality and Efficiency: A Decomposition Approach and Applications to China.” Economics Letters 91(1): 8 - 14.
Cheng, Y.S. & Li, S.K., ‘Performance of City Economies’, in Yanrui Wu (ed.), Economic Transition, Growth and Globalization in China, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, England, 2006, pp.109-120.
Ng, Ying Chu and Sung-Ko Li. 2003. “Training and Productive Efficiency in Transition Economies.” Oxford Economic Papers 55(4): 607 - 624.
Färe, Rolf and Sung-Ko Li. 2001. “A Nonparametric Test of Translation Homotheticity.” Economics Letters.” Economics Letters 72(3): 341-345.
Ng, Ying Chu, Sung-Ko Li and Shu Ki Tsang. 2000. “The Incidence of Surplus Labor in Rural China: A Non-Parametric Estimation.” Journal of Comparative Economics, 28(3): 565-580.
Ng, Ying Chu and Sung-Ko Li. 2000. “Measuring the Research Performance of Chinese Higher Education Institutions: An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis.” Education Economics 8(2), pp. 139-156.
Mo, Pak-Hung and Sung-Ko Li. 1999. "The Contract Responsibility System and X-efficiency in the Machine Industry." In Y.Y. Kueh, Joseph C.H. Chai and Gang Fan eds., Industrial Reform and Macroeconomic Instability in China, Oxford University Press, pp. 103-120.