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Shiqi Xu


International Business


  • Professor Klaus Meyer


Shiqi is an International Business PhD student at the Ivey Business school. She is passionate about knowledge transfer, market expansion, and innovation performance of multinational enterprises in emerging economies. From the institutional perspective, she is also interested in foreign direct investment attraction strategies. Examples of research questions that she is fascinated by include how emerging market multinationals transfer knowledge to their acquired subsidiaries in advanced economies; how would emerging market multinationals expand into an advanced economy; and how could an advanced economy, such as Canada, more effectively attract EMNEs.


  • MSc, International Business with CEMS MIM (2014 – 2015), Ivey Business School
    • Study emphasis: mainstream internationalization theories and their applications, and research methodologies
    • Two CEMS MiM exchange semesters abroad:
      • Term One: University of Cologne, Germany
      • Term Two: University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Honours Business Administration (HBA) (2012 – 2014), Ivey Business School
    • Study emphasis: general management
    • 2+2 Undergraduate program: completed first two years of Management and Organizational Studies (MOS) at Western University (2010 – 2012)

Research Interests

  • Emerging market multinationals
  • Foreign direct investment attraction strategies

Academic Experience

  • Research Analyst, Invest in Canada (IIC), 2018/11 – 2020/06
  • Research Assistant, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), 2015/10 – 2018/10


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