PHD (Manchester University)
MA (Carleton University)
BA (Tel Aviv University)
Dr. Mushkat has held for the past several years a variety of senior executive (director, managing director, vice chairman, and chairman) and research (chief economist, chief investment strategist, and director of research) positions in the Asian and global investment banking and investment management industries. During this period, he has also taught economics and finance at a number of American, Australian, European, and Hong Kong universities. He is currently affiliated, as an adjunct professor, with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he teaches graduate-level courses in the field of international economics and finance.
Dr. Mushkat completed his doctoral studies at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, and subsequently served as a full-time university professor for over a decade. His principal interests lie in economics, finance, corporate strategy, public policy, and social science methodology. He has published widely in these fields.
Social Science Methodology
"The Political Economy of Regulating Tobacco in a 'Laissez-Faire Haven': The Hong Kong Model", Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law (2018), pp. 277-326 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“The Political Economy of Constitutional Incrementalism in Hong Kong”, Northwestern Interdisciplinary Law Review (2016), pp 1-46 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“The Political Economy of Regulating Competition in a Challenged Global Metropolis: The Hong Kong Blueprint”, North Carolina Journal of International Law (2015), pp 293-253 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“The Political Economy of China’s Regulatory State: A Reappraisal”, BYU Journal of Public Law (2012), pp101-139 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“The Political Economy of Corruption in China: The Principal-Agent Dimension”, International Journal of Public Law and Policy (2012), pp263-286 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“The Political Economy of State Accession to International Legal Regimes: A Reassessment of the China-World Trade Organization Nexus”, Journal of International Trade Law and Policy (2011), pp5-28 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“Assessing the Effectiveness of Environmental Governance Regimes: Remaining Gaps”, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review (2011), p166-189 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“Regime Transformation and Environmental Policy Innovation in China”, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review (2011), pp349-371 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“The Economics of Environmental Policy Implementation: Chinese Insights”, Economics and Policy of energy and the Environment (2010), pp105-127 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“The Political Economy of Hong Kong’s Transboundary Pollution: The Challenge of Effective Governance”, Journal of International Trade Law and Policy (2010), pp175-192 [with Dr R Mushkat]* [*chosen as an “Outstanding Paper Award Winner” at the Emerald Press Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011]
“Environmental Governance in China: Taking Policy Instruments Seriously”, Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment (2010), pp85-101 [with Dr R Mushkat]
“The Economic Dimension of Hong Kong’s Basic Law”, New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law (2009), pp273-316 [with Dr R Mushkat].
“The Political Economy of Hong Kong’s Open Skies Legal Regime”, San Diego International Law Journal (2009), pp 381-438[with Dr R Mushkat]
“The Political Economy of Chinese ‘Federalism’: New Analytical Directions”, Global Economic Review (2009), pp13-28 [with Dr R Mushkat].
“The Allocation of Ultra Scarce Property Rights in Hong Kong”, International Quarterly for Asian Studies (2008), pp 137-161 [with Dr R Mushkat].