Peter J. Buckley is Professor of International Business, Founder Director of Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds and Founder Director of the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds.
He has published 28 books in English in both the United Kingdome and the United States including one in German. He also is editor of 20 books. In addition, he has written over 250 refereed articles on foreign direct investment, multinational enterprises, international management and the economics of tourism in leading journals.
He has carried out consultancy assignments for central government, local government, international bodies and leading companies. His current research interests centre on the theory of the multinational firm, knowledge management in multinational firms, the international transfer of technology, the impact of foreign direct investment particularly in China, and outward direct investment from emerging countries: China and India.