Dr Kate Hynes
Dr. Kate Hynes is an international trade economist. Her research focuses on foreign direct investment (FDI). This includes government policies that affect FDI such as taxes, infrastructure investments and intellectual property rights. Kate has lectured across different countries including Hong Kong, China, Saudi Arabia and North Korea. Her international experience has sparked interest in the area of behavioural economics, in particular in how beliefs across cultures, among communities and within the family home impact people’s mindset, the limits they impose on themselves and how they relate with themselves and others.