Dr. Catherine Co
Dr. Catherine Yap Co
- Ward Y. and George T. Lindley Professor
- Economics, Professor
Dr. Co is the Ward Y. and George T. Lindley Professor at the College of Business Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Global engagement is a core activity for Dr. Co. She has made seminar presentations in Finland, Germany, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and Viet Nam. As a Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Viet Nam for 2014-15, Dr. Co is committed to the Fulbright program's mission "[t]o increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by means of educational and cultural exchange."
International Trade; International Economics; Research Methods; Applied Econometrics
Dr. Co's research focuses on linkages among the following: trade, foreign direct investment, market structure and competitiveness, intellectual property rights, environmental policy, and migration. She is also interested in understanding the spatial and temporal evolution of innovation activities and the restructuring of global production networks. More recently, she has also been interested in China's engagement with Africa via trade, investment, and engineering projects; and the performance of Vietnam's micro, small and medium-sized enterprises.
Dr. Co is the Economics Graduate Program Committee Chair and Advisor. She also serves in several department, college, and university committees.