Liang's research interests include, or used to include, behavioural theories in IB and strategy, risk and uncertainty in FDI decision making, location choice, Chinese firms' internationalisation and cross-border M&A, EMNEs' home country based advantage, political connection of EMNEs, corruption in foreign markets, SOEs' bribery, digital globalization and innovations, platform market and complementor strategy, multicountry knowledge creation, microfoundations of strategy and competitive advantage, institutional dynamism, conflicts and MNEs' responses, random parameter models, discrete choice modelling, and fuzzy set qualitative analysis.