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Kirit Vaidya

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    1972 …2018
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    General

    Kirit is an economist by training and has combined teaching and research at Aston Business School with numerous consultancy and research assignments in some 20 countries for international and national development and aid organisations (including Asian Development Bank, DFID, European Commission, ILO, UNDP, UNIDO and the World Bank.

    Research Interests

    Current research:

    • Technology transfer and industrial development (with special reference to China)

    • Technology-based collaborations between foreign and Chinese firms

    • Capability development of Chinese industrial enterprises as latecomers

    • Public works programmes in developing countries, wage rates, labour supply, asset creation and social protection.

    Past areas of research:

    • China’s high-tech revealed comparative advantage

    • Value of rural traveller’s time savings in low-income countries

    • Economics of labour intensive public works programmes in developing countriess

    • Energy economics

    Teaching Activity

    Qualifications

    B.Soc.Sc.(Economics, Politics, Sociology), University of Birmingham.

    Specialisation in Economics, Quantitative Methods and Economic Development.

    Awarded the Faculty Plender Prize.

    Employment

    •  2006 – date: Senior Lecturer in Business Economics, Aston Business School, Aston University.

    • 1972 – 2006: Lecturer in Business Economics, Aston Business School, Aston University.

    PhD Supervision

    Supervision of 5 PhD students to completion, currently supervising 2 students.

    Available to supervise PhDs and DBAs especially on latecomer strategies of emerging economy companies.

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    Research Output 1972 2018

    Investigating the Willingness to Pay for a Contributory National Health Insurance Scheme in Saudi Arabia: A Cross-sectional Stated Preference Approach

    Al-Hanawi, M. K., Vaidya, K., Alsharqi, O. & Onwujekwe, O., 6 Jan 2018, In : Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Saudi Arabia
    National Health Programs
    Healthcare Financing
    Patient Acceptance of Health Care
    Regression Analysis

    Willingness to pay for improved public health care services in Saudi Arabia: a contingent valuation study among heads of Saudi households

    Al-Hanawi, M. K., Alsharqi, O. & Vaidya, K., 4 Jun 2018, In : Health Economics, Policy and Law. p. 1-28

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    United States Public Health Service
    Saudi Arabia
    Delivery of Health Care
    Quality Improvement
    Health Care Sector

    Healthcare finance in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a qualitative study of householders’ attitudes

    Al-Hanawi, M. K., Alsharqi, O., Almazrou, S. & Vaidya, K., 20 Sep 2017, In : Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. First Online, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Saudi Arabia
    Public Sector
    Delivery of Health Care
    National Health Programs
    Quality Improvement

    The Social Foundations of Organizational Corruption

    Nix, A. J., Decker, S., Wolf, C. & Vaidya, K., 1 Aug 2017, In : Academy of Management Proceedings. 2017, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

    Corruption
    Synergy
    Communication
    Resources
    Process research

    Technological capability development in China's energy service company industry

    Qiu, P., Nunes, B. & Vaidya, K., 19 May 2016, IAMOT 2016 - 25th International Association for Management of Technology Conference, proceedings: Technology - Future thinking. Pretorius, L. (ed.). IAMOT & University of Pretoria, p. 1661-1681 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    Industry
    China
    Energy
    Technological capability
    Innovation

    Thesis

    An econometric analysis of international tourism demand in Hong Kong : a cointegration and error correction approach

    Author: Lee, K., 2005

    Supervisor: Bennett, D. (Supervisor) & Vaidya, K. G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Development of technological capabilities in Chinese Energy Service Companies (ESCOs)

    Author: Qiu, P., 12 Jun 2018

    Supervisor: Nunes, B. (Supervisor) & Vaidya, K. G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Factors affecting the quality of joint patents in China

    Author: Zhou, R., 5 Jun 2018

    Supervisor: Vaidya, K. G. (Supervisor) & Karoglou, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Foreign direct investment and corruption

    Author: Martyanova, N., Feb 2010

    Supervisor: Sena, V. (Supervisor) & Vaidya, K. G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Activities 2006 2010

    • 4 Consultancy
    • 1 Types of Business and Community - Other
    • 1 Types of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

    Validation of EIIP Training Programme material. ILO International Training Centre

    Kirit Vaidya (Member)
    Oct 2010

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Business and Community - Work on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

    Consultant to ILO on a study of wage rates for a public works based social safety net in Cambodia

    Kirit Vaidya (Advisor)
    Sep 2009Jun 2010

    Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy