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Chinese investment in Taiwan: challenge or opportunity for Taiwan’s high-technology industrial development? (2017)
Journal Article
Lee, C., & Yin, M. (in press). Chinese investment in Taiwan: challenge or opportunity for Taiwan’s high-technology industrial development?. Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, 46(1),

Cross-Strait economic activities are no longer one-directional. The Taiwanese government opened the doors to Chinese investment in 2009. The aim of this paper is to address the crucial question: What are the impacts of Chinese investment on Taiwan’s... Read More

The ‘Singapore Fever’ in China: policy mobility and mutation (2016)
Journal Article
Lim, K. F., & Horesh, N. (in press). The ‘Singapore Fever’ in China: policy mobility and mutation. China Quarterly, 228, doi:10.1017/S0305741016001120

The ‘Singapore Model’ has constituted the only second explicit attempt by the Communist Party of China (CPC) to learn from a foreign country following Mao Zedong’s pledge to contour ‘China’s tomorrow’ on the Soviet Union experience during the early 1... Read More

Gendered archetypes of wartime occupation: 'New women' in occupied north China, 1937-1940 (2016)
Journal Article
Taylor, J. E. (in press). Gendered archetypes of wartime occupation: 'New women' in occupied north China, 1937-1940. Gender and History, 28(3), doi:10.1111/1468-0424.12244

This article examines the creation and use of gendered archetypes by the Provisional Government of the Republic of China (PGROC), the first collaborationist government established in China following the Japanese invasion of 1937. Drawing on a wide ra... Read More

Dynamic relationship between China’s inward and outward foreign direct investments (2016)
Journal Article
Yao, S., Wang, P., Zhang, J., & Ou, J. (2016). Dynamic relationship between China’s inward and outward foreign direct investments. China Economic Review, 40, doi:10.1016/j.chieco.2016.05.005

This paper studies the dynamic relationship of China’s inward and outward foreign direct investments (FDI). It first identifies the key determinants of China’s outward FDI (OFDI) in 172 host countries during 2003-09 using a partial stock adjustment m... Read More

Chinese student migration, social networking, and local engagement in the UK (2016)
Journal Article
Wu, B. (2016). Chinese student migration, social networking, and local engagement in the UK. Journal of Chinese Overseas, 12(1), doi:10.1163/17932548-12341316

The unprecedented growth in the number of Chinese international students since the twenty-first century raises questions about their links to and impact on local communities in host countries. Viewing Chinese students as an important part of diaspori... Read More

Republican personality cults in wartime China: contradistinction and collaboration (2015)
Journal Article
Taylor, J. E. (2015). Republican personality cults in wartime China: contradistinction and collaboration. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 57(3), doi:10.1017/S0010417515000249

This paper explores the development of the Wang Jingwei personality cult during the Japanese occupation of China (1937–1945). It examines how the collaborationist Chinese state led by Wang sought to distinguish its figurehead from the person he had r... Read More

Variations in village migration profiles in rural China: an analysis based on the second national agricultural census data (2015)
Journal Article
Wu, B., Robinson, B., & Long, W. (2015). Variations in village migration profiles in rural China: an analysis based on the second national agricultural census data. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 24(2), doi:10.1177/0117196815579954

Relatively little attention is paid to variations in rural migration at the village level even though labor supplying villages present considerable diversity in economic and development profiles. This paper examines the relationships between labor an... Read More

Exports and FDI in China (2015)
Book Chapter
Zhang, J., & Zhang, X. (2015). Exports and FDI in China. In R. A. López, O. Morrissey, & K. Sharma, (Eds.), Handbook on trade and developmentEdward Elgar

Since it adopted open-door policy and launched economic reforms in 1978, China’s exports, inward foreign direct investment (FDI) and economy have grown rapidly. China has become the largest exporter since 2009 and its exports have grown much faster t... Read More

Growing or perishing? The development of labour NGOs (2015)
Book Chapter
Lee, C. (2015). Growing or perishing? The development of labour NGOs. In A. Fulda (Ed.), Civil society contributions to policy innovation in the PR China: environment, social development and international cooperationPalgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/9781137518644

Chiang Kai-shek’s “secret deal” at Xian and the start of the Sino-Japanese War (2015)
Journal Article
Tsang, S. (2015). Chiang Kai-shek’s “secret deal” at Xian and the start of the Sino-Japanese War. Palgrave Communications, doi:10.1057/palcomms.2014.3

Using newly available archives, particularly the diary and the presidential papers of Chiang Kai-shek, this article challenges the conventional interpretations of the Xian Incident (1936), in particular the widely held belief that the kidnapping of C... Read More

Rethinking the "mirroring" hypothesis: implications for technological modularity, tacit coordination, and radical innovation (2015)
Journal Article
Hao, B., Feng, Y., & Frigant, V. (in press). Rethinking the "mirroring" hypothesis: implications for technological modularity, tacit coordination, and radical innovation. R&D Management, 47(1), 3-16. doi:10.1111/radm.12106

Studies of the 'mirroring' hypothesis have demonstrated the relationships between technological modularity and explicit coordination, yet little is known about the 'mirroring' relationship between technological modularity and tacit coordination, and... Read More