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[Photo: Hanwei HUANG] Dr Hanwei HUANG
Associate - Trade
City University of Hong Kong
Email: hhuang54@cityu.edu.hk

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Expertise: International Trade


Hanwei joined the CEP as an occasional research assistant. He is currently a LSE PhD candidate in economics and his research interest is on international trade. He is now studying the distortion on firm locations in China and its implications on trade and welfare under the guidance of Professor Gianmarco Ottaviano. Before coming to LSE in 2012, Hanwei had got his MSc degree in economics and BSc degree in mathematics and physics from Tsinghua University in Beijing.


  • MSc Economics Tsinghua University 2012
  • BSc Mathematics and Physics Tsinghua University 2010

CEP Publications

CEP Brexit analysis
The economic impact of Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposals Matt Bevington, Hanwei Huang, Anand Menon, Jonathan Portes, Jill Rutter and Thomas Sampson
October 2019
Paper No' CEPBREXIT16:
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Tags: brexit; trade; immigration; public policy; government

CEP discussion paper
Structural Adjustments and International Trade: Theory and Evidence from China Hanwei Huang, Jiandong Ju and Vivian Z. Yue
November 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1508:
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JEL Classification: F12; L16

Tags: structural adjustments; comparative advantage; heterogeneous firm

CEP discussion paper
The Costs and Benefits of Leaving the EU: Trade Effects Swati Dhingra, Hanwei Huang, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Joao Paulo Pessoa, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen
April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1478:
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JEL Classification: F13;F15;F17

Tags: trade; brexit; general equilibrium

CEP Brexit analysis
BREXIT 2016: Policy Analysis from the Centre for Economic Performance Holger Breinlich, Swati Dhingra, Saul Estrin, Hanwei Huang, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson, John Van Reenen and Jonathan Wadsworth
June 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT08:
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Tags: brexit; eu referendum; uk economy; uk politics; trade; foreign investment; growth; productivity; immigration; wages; labour