Name:                             Professor Aoife Hanley Ph.D

Birthplace, Date:                     Dublin, 06.02.1972





Professor   at Christian Albrecht Universität, Kiel and Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)    01/04/08 –


Associate Professor

Nottingham University Business School    01/08/06 – 31/01/08


Lecturer in Managerial Economics (permanent contract)    01/08/03 – 31/07/06


Lecturer in Industrial Economics (fixed term contract)

Nottingham University Business School    01/08/02 – 31/07/03





Ph.D. Management School, University of Edinburgh, 2002

M.Sc. (By Research), Management School, University of Edinburgh, 1999

M.A. in Credit, (Distinction), Dublin City University Business School, Ireland, 1997

B.A. (2.1) International Marketing with German, Dublin City University, Ireland, 1994

Progression in German and Business (1993): Paderborn FH, (Erasmus year)





Entrepreneurship and Risk (2008-):  Lectures and seminars (Christian Albrecht University,  Kiel)

Microeconomics (2002 – 2006): Lectures, Tutorial Co-ordinator. MC Exam Co-ordinator

Risk Management Decisions (2004 -2007 )




Workshop organizer:  ‘Innovation: From Europe to China’,  October 2011

Organiser Division Seminar series (2006-Spring 2008)

Deputy Head PhD Admissions November (2005)

Module Convenor Economic Analysis of Markets (2004-2005)

Undergraduate Admissions Officer, Nottingham University Business School, (2002-2004)





Environmental and Workplace Innovation.  Productivity and other enterprise outcomes.




‘Estimating the Marginal Abatement Costs of Carbon Dioxide Emissions in China: A Parametric Analysis’, (with L. DU and C. WEI). Environmental and Resource Economics, Volume 61, Number 2, 2015, Page 191-216 (Available as


 ‘Outsourcing Foreign Services and the Internet: Evidence from Firm Level Data’, (with H. Görg and I. Ott), 2015, Economic and Social Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 367-387


‘China’s CO2 Emissions and Fossil-Fuel Generators – A First Exploration’, (with L. Du and K. Rehdanz), 2015, Applied Economics Letters, Published online August 2015, DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2015.1073832 (Available as Kiel Working Paper, No. 1934



‘Estimating the Marginal Abatement Cost Curve of CO2 Emissions in China: Provincial Panel Data Analysis’, 2015, Energy Economics, Volume 48, Page 217-229, (with L. DU and C. WEI), (Available as


‘Trust-based Work-time and Product Improvements: Evidence from Firm Level Data’, (with O. Godart and H. Görg), Kiel Working Paper, No. 1913 | April 2014 (available as (R&R July 2015 ILR)


‘How Green are Exporters?’, (with S. Girma), Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Volume 62, Issue 3, July 2015, Pages: 291–309, (Available as KWP, 2013, Number 1887 and Scottish Journal of Political Economy doi: 10.1111/sjpe.12075)


‘Credit depth, government intervention and innovation in China: evidence from the provincial data’, (with W. Liu and A. Vaona), 2015.  Eurasian Business Review, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 73-98


‘Innovation rankings: good, bad or revealing?’ (with Y CAI), Applied Economics Letters 21, no. 5 (2014): 325-328 (Available as KWP ‘Innovation Rankings: Good, Bad or Revealing?’, Working Paper, Kiel Working Paper Series, 2013, Number 1882)