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LI edited

Assistant Professor

  Room 1108, 11/F,
     Yasumoto International
     Academic Park

   3943 9542
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Academic Background

PhD Development Studies, University of Cambridge

MPhil Development Studies, University of Cambridge

BA Economics and LLB International Relations, Peking University

Research Interest

  • Political Economy
  • Public Policy and Growth Strategy
  • Governance & Institutional Analysis
  • Regulation and Financial Development
  • Business History
  • Value Investing and Security Analysis

Current Research

  • The political economy of China's large state enterprise reform
  • China's central state corporatism and centrally-controlled business groups
  • Policy regimes and China's financial market development
  • Industrial policy and regional development models in China
  • Bureaucracy, property rights infrastructure and China's economic governance

Courses Offered

CCSS1007 Introduction to the Chinese Economy
CCSS2450 Business and China
CCSS3102 Contemporary China: Summer Fieldwork
CCSS3550 Political Economy of China’s Reform
CCSS3610 Investment and Finance in China
CHES2102 China’s Business Environment in Historical Perspective
CHES3002 China's Financial Reforms: Problems and Perspectives

Selected Publications

2019 Patient Capital in Impatient Times, China Daily, Global Edition, 28 August, 2019.
2019 Financing China’s Innovation Economy, China Daily, Global Edition, 7 August, 2019.
2019 Asia’s “Flying Geese”, China Daily, Global Edition, 22 July, 2019.
2019 “China’s Central State Corporatism: the Party and the Governance of Centrally Controlled Businesses”, in Lance L.P. Gore and Zheng Yongnian eds, The Chinese Communist Party in Action: Consolidating Party Rule. China Policy Series. Routledge, 2019.
2016 Review of China’s Evolving Industrial Policies and Economic Restructuring, edited by Yongnian Zheng and Sarah Y. Tong. London and New York: Routledge, 2014. Pacific Affairs, 89(4):868-870.
2016 Holding “China Inc.” Together: The CCP and The Rise of China's Yangqi, The China Quarterly 228 (December): 927-949.
2015          China's Centralized Industrial Order: Industrial Reform and the Rise of Centrally Controlled Big Business (Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy). London and New York: Routledge.
2013 Li Chen, Xiao Geng and Andrew Sheng, "China's Evolving Growth Model", in Fung Global Institute Working Paper. Hong Kong: Fung Global Institute.
2013 Li Chen, Xiao Geng and Andrew Sheng, "The Story of Foshan City: Rethinking the Role of State and Market in China's Modernization", in the Framework Chapter, Fung Global Institute Working Research Report. Hong Kong: Fung Global Institute.
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