- Ph.D. in Politics, Princeton University.
Dissertation: Making Reform: The Great Leap Famine and Rural Change in China.
Advisers: David Bachman, Henry S. Bienen, and Lynn T. White III (chair)
Fields of specialization: Comparative Politics and Chinese Politics, International Relations, Political Economy.
- M.A. in Politics, Princeton University.
- M.A. in Political Science, Portland State University.
- B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Beijing.
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Nankai University, 2003-2004.
Visiting Senior Research Fellow, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, Summer 2004.
Weilun Visiting Professor (伟伦特聘教授), Qinghua (Tsinghua) University, Spring Semester 2003. Fellow, Contemporary China Center, Qinghua University, 2003-;
Visiting Associate Professor, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Spring 2000.
Visiting Research Fellow, Institute for East Asian Political Economy, National University of Singapore. 1996.
Assistant to the Director, Office of Foreign Affairs, University of Science and Technology,
Beijing. Drafted all major English documents and correspondence for the president and vice-presidents and took part in negotiations for international collaboration; served as interpreter for Vice-Minister as well as the directors of higher education and foreign affairs, Ministry of Metallurgical Industry, China. 1985.
Awards and Honors
Distinguished expert (特聘专家), Center for China & Globalization, China, 2013-
Principal Investigator, grant for the Project “Academic Connections for the Next Generation of China Scholars, the Ford Foundation, 2012-2015.
Principal Investigator, grant for the establishment of an American Cultural Center between the University of Chicago and Shandong University, American Center for Educational Exchange, 2011-2012, extended to 2013.
Principal Investigator, Ford Foundation grant to support a collaborative symposium between the General Social Survey (GSS-NORC) and the Chinese GSS, 2011.
Honorary Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University 2002-2004; Nanjing University; Shandong University, 2008-.
Distinguished Fellow, Research Center on Western Development, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (中国社会科学院西部发展研究中心特聘研究员)
Who's Who in America (2009-).
Consultant, Project on Public Services in China, The World Bank, 2006.
Faculty Incentive Grant, Mellon Foundation Languages across Chicago program, for incorporation of original Chinese materials into the course “Politics & Public Policy in China,” Autumn 2005.
Zhongguo quyu fazhan: jingji fazhan, zhidu bianqian yu diqu chayi. Co-winner of first-class research prize for research published in 1996-97 by the Institute of Industrial Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 2000. Second prize for research from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 2000.
Co-principal investigator for project on China and the Provinces, Smith Richardson Foundation 1998-2000.
Fellowship for Advanced Research in China, American Council of Learned Societies, 1996-97.
Fellow, World Economic Forum. Invited participant at the World Economic Forum, 1997,
Davos, Switzerland. An Wang Post-doctoral Fellowship, Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University, 1996-97 (declined).
Principal Researcher, Research Grant for "Industry and State in China," Council for Advanced Studies on Peace and International Cooperation, University of Chicago, 1995-96.
Principal Researcher, Research Grant for "Decentralization and Regional Educational
Disparities in China," the Spencer Foundation, 1995.
Chinese Fellowships for Scholarly Development Program, Committee on Scholarly
Communication with China, to bring Mr. Houkai Wei of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences to the U.S. for joint project on the political economy of regional disparities in China, 1994-95.
Nominee for APSA Gabriel Almond Award (best dissertation in comparative politics), Princeton University, 1995.
Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Honorific Fellowship, Princeton University, 1991-1992.
University Fellowship, Princeton University, 1988-1991.
Research grant, J. David Greenstone Memorial Fund, 1995/96, 1998/99.
Social Science Divisional Research Grant, University of Chicago, 1993-1994.
Curricular development grant, Center for International Business Education and Research, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 1994.
Princeton University Center of International Studies research grant, 1989-91; Council on Regional Studies research grant, 1990-91.
Mellon Seminar on Comparisons of Socialism research support, 1990; Procter & Gamble Fund, Department of Politics, Princeton University, 1989 and 1991.
Phi Kappa Phi; Outstanding International Student, Portland State University, 1987.
First Prize, English Speech Contest, Audio-Visual Center, Beijing Foreign Studies University, 1983.
First Prize, Beijing Inter-Collegiate English Contest, 1981.
Membership, Civic or Corporate Organizations
Advisory Board Member, The Paulson Institute (2011-present);
Member, The Committee of 100 (2011-present );
Member, National Committee on United States-China Relations (2004-present);
Member, City of Chicago Sister Cities Committee--China Subcommittee, (1998-present);
Member, Future Trends Forum, Bankinter Foundation for Innovation, Madrid, 2005-present
Member, Scholl Fellowship Selection Committee, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2013-2014.
Member, Development Strategy Advisory Council, China Telecom Corporation (2004-2008);
Member, Advisory Board, Chinaonline.com (1999-2006);
See also, Professional and Community Services
Membership, Editorial Boards and Professional Organizations
American Political Science Review (2007-2011);
World Politics (2004-2009);
Asian Perspective (2002-present);
China: An International Journal (2008- ), co-editor (2008-2010);
Journal of Contemporary China (1999-present);
Global Economic Review (2005-present);
Public Administration Review (Tsinghua University; 2003-present);
Asian Journal of Political Science (2012- )
中国治理评论(China Administration Review) (2011-present);
The Mainland China Studies Quarterly (Chinese; 2006-present, International Advisory Board);
Politique Américaine (2004-2008);
Issues and Studies Taipei; 2000-2004; 2012-
Cross-strait and International Affairs Quarterly (National Sun Yat-sen University; 2003-2008);
Book Series, member of advisory board:
Palgrave MacMillan series: China in Transformation (2010-present)
Book Series on Contemporary China, World Scientific Publishing (2005-present)
Translation of China’s Economic Bluebook (annual), Brill (2008-2009)
The Wilder House Series (Center for the Study of History, Politics, and Culture, the University of Chicago) (1992-1999)
Member, Board of Scholars, US/China Research Institute, University of Southern California, 2006-present
Member, Advisory Committee, Institute for the Advanced Study in the Social Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, 2008-present
Member, Board of Directors, Association of Chinese Political Studies, 2008-2010
Professional and Community Services
Life Member, American Political Science Association; Association of Asian Studies; Association of Chinese Political Studies
Member, American Economic Association; Chinese Economists Society
Convener, External Review Committee, Department of Government and Public Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong, June 2013.
Chair, External Review Committee, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, May 1-3, 2008.
Visiting Examiner, Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, August 26-30, 2008 (for academic years 2008-09 to 2009-10).
Member, review committee, International Studies Program, University of Oregon, Spring 2007.
Departmental services on Admissions Committee (1993-95, 1997-2001, 2008-09), Divisional Dissertation Prize Committee (1998), Faculty Recruitment Committee (1995-96; 2002-2003), and various other prize committees, Chair of the Prize Committee (2003-2004); services on the fellowship committee of the Center for East Asian Studies (1993-1995).
Member, Gabriel Almond Award Committee, American Political Science Association, 2005- 2006.
Affiliated Scholar, Center for the Study of Central Banks, New York University School of Law (1995- 1998).
Co-Chair, the China Roundtable, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2005-2008
Participant, Global Views 2006, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2006.
Editorial Services for Cambridge University Press, Cornell University Press, Harvard University Press, Polity Press, Princeton University Press, Routledge, Westview Press, World Scientific.
American Journal of Sociology, American Political Science Review*, Asian Perspective*, Asian Survey, China: An International Journal*, China Economic Review, China Journal, China Perspectives, China Quarterly, China Review (Hong Kong), Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Governance, International Organization, Issues & Studies, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Contemporary China*, Journal of Economic Integration, Journal of Political and Military Sociology, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Pacific Affairs, Papers on Modern China, Perspectives on Politics, Political Research Quarterly, Political Studies, Population and Development Review, Problems of Post-Communism, Rationality and Society, Studies in Comparative International Development, World Politics* (*regular reviewer; on board or as editor). Also reviews for various journals in Chinese.
Grant reviews: SSRC-ACLS International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship (IDRF), 2006.
Committee for Scholarly Communication with China, American Council of Learned Societies;
Smith Richardson Foundation; University Grants Committee, Hong Kong (regular); Social
Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada; Adviser, National Institute for Social
Science Information for project on Urban China.
Various promotion review cases (not listed to preserve anonymity).
Public Speaking: Have served as keynote speaker, panel chair, paper presenter/panelist, discussant/participant at numerous conferences, workshops, and events. List available upon request.
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
Risk Regulation and Governance in China: The making of China’s regulatory state; regulatory globalization.
Rethinking the Reach of the Chinese State
The China Environment Project: Development of a major dataset on China’s environment governance and performance leading to new analyses of China’s environmental governance
Intergovernmental relations and stability maintenance in rural China (with Mingxing Liu and Hou Linke)
Working Papers currently in revision or submission:
Dali Yang, “The Blood Plasma Economy and the Making of China’s Blood Regulatory Regime.” Paper prepared for the international symposium on consumer protection, Center in Beijing, June 2014.
Dongya Huang and Dali L. Yang, “What Makes China Differ? SOEs and Environmental Regulation in China.”
Yan Xu and Dali L. Yang, “The Central Government,” draft chapter prepared for the Handbook on the Politics of China. Conference presentation in Nanjing, May 2014.
Xiaolong Wu, Dali L. Yang, and Lijun Chen, “Food Safety and Political Trust in China,” draft.
Jean Louis Arcand, Ran Tao, Huayu Xu, and Dali Yang, “Signals, Elite Loyalty Networks, and Political Radicalism: The Case of the Great Leap Forward”.
Junyan Jiang, Dali Yang, and Lijun Chen, “Mandate without Elections: Performance, Dependence, and Popular Approval of Subnational Governments in China.” Based on CFPS survey data.
Ming Li, Ran Tao, and Dali Yang, “Decentralization, Inequality, Poverty Relief in China”. Paper presented at the workshop on inequality, Beijing, June 17, 2013.
Dali Yang and Chenjia Xu, “Regulating China’s International Educational Interactions,” draft. Paper presented at the workshop on the futures of Chinese education. Harvard Center in Shanghai, April 2013.
Chenjia Xu and Dali Yang, “The Politics of Drunken Driving Regulation in China.”
Remaking the Chinese Leviathan: Market Transition and the Politics of Governance in China. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004. 414 pp. Paperback ed. 2006.
Beyond Beijing: Liberalization and the Regions in China. London and New York: Routledge, 1997; e-edition 2002. 199 pp.
Calamity and Reform in China: State, Rural Society, and Institutional Change since the Great Leap Famine. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996. 351 pp. Paperback ed. 1998.
Special Report: Team member and co-author, The United States and the Rise of China and India, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, October 2006. Also available at http://www.thechicagocouncil.org/UserFiles/File/GlobalViews06Final.pdf
Co-authored or Edited Volumes
Dali Yang, ed., The Global Recession and China’s Political Economy, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Dali Yang and Litao Zhao, eds., China’s Reforms at 30: Challenges and Prospects. Hackensack, N.J., London and Singapore: World Scientific, 2009.
Dali L. Yang, ed., Discontented Miracle: Growth, Conflict, and Institutional Adaptations in China. Hackensack, N.J. and Singapore: World Scientific, 2007.
Barry Naughton and Dali L. Yang, eds., Holding China Together: Diversity and National Integration in Post-Deng China. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,2004.
Wei Houkai, Liu Kai, Zhou Minliang, Yang Dali , Hu Wuxian. 中国区域发展：经济发展，制度变迁与地区差异Zhongguo quyu fazhan: jingji fazhan, zhidu bianqian yu diqu chayi (China's regional development: economic growth, institutional change, and regional disparities). Beijing: Jingji guanli chubanshe, 1997 and 2007. In Chinese. (Second printing in the CASS Library series)
David Bachman and Dali L. Yang, eds. and trans., Yan Jiaqi and China's Struggle for Democracy. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1991. Hardcover and paperback. 250 pp. (This is a selected translation of the Chinese volume listed below.)
Editor, with an introduction, Zouxiang Minzhu Zhengzhi: Yan Jiaqi Zhongguo Zhengzhi Lunwenji (Toward democratic politics: essays on Chinese politics by Yan Jiaqi). Teaneck, NJ: Global Publishing; Taipei: Shi-pao ch'u-pan kung-si, 1990. In Chinese.
Guest editor, Asian Perspective, vol. 29, no. 4 (2005), Special Issue: “Interests, Institutions, and Contentions in China.”
Guest editor, Journal of Contemporary China, summer 1996 issue on "Governing the Chinese Economy."
Articles and Book Chapters
Ernan Cui, Ran Tao, Travis J. Warner and Dali L. Yang, “'How Do Land Takings Affect Political Trust in Rural China?” Political Studies, forthcoming.
Qun Bao and Dali Yang, “Environmental Regulation and Pollution Control in China”. In Chinese. 经济研究 (Economic Research), in press.
Fubing Su, Ran Tao, and Dali L. Yang, “Rethinking the Institutional Foundations of China’s Hyper Growth: Official Incentives, Institutional Constraints, and Local Developmentalism,” Handbook on the Politics of Development, eds., Carol Lancaster and Nicholas van de Walle, Oxford University Press, in press.
Dali Yang, Huayu Xu, Ran Tao, “A Tragedy of the Nomenklatura? Career Incentives, Political Loyalty, and Political Radicalism during China’s Great Leap Forward.” Journal of Contemporary China, first published online March 21, 2014, DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2014.882560
Ran Tao, Dali Yang, Ming Li and Xi Lu, “How Does Political Trust Affect Social Trust? An Analysis of Survey Data from Rural China Using an Instrumental Variables Approach,” International Political Science Review, vol. 35 no. 2 (March 2014), 237-253.
Xin Sun, Travis J. Warner, Dali L. Yang and Mingxing Liu, “Patterns of Authority and Governance in Rural China: Who’s In Charge? And Why?” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 22, No 83 (September 2013), pp. 1-22.
Travis J. Warner and Dali L. Yang, “Democratization, Marketization, and the Reconstitution of Power in Rural China,” 学术前沿(Academic Frontiers), no. 10, Part II (2012), pp. 42-60.
Lijun Chen and Dali Yang, “Old Age Care Concerns and State-Society Relations in China: Public Anxiety and State Paternalism,” Journal of Asian Public Policy, vol. 5, no. 2 (July 2012): 136-154.
Also to appear in Ka Ho Mok, ed., Welfare Regimes in Transition: Managing Social Change and Social Policy in Greater China. London: Routledge.
Dali Yang and Junyan Jiang, “Introduction,” and “Guojin Mintui: The Global Recession and Changing State-Economy Relations in China,” in Dali Yang, ed., The Global Recession and China’s Political Economy, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 1-13; 33-69.
Dali Yang, “The Central-Local Relations Dimension,” Implementing Health Care Reform Policies in China: Challenges and Opportunities, eds. Charles W. Freeman III and Xiaoqing Lu Boynton,Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic & International Studies, December 2011, pp. 21-28. Available at http://csis.org/files/publication/111202_Freeman_ImplementingChinaHealth...
陶然, 苏福兵, 杨大利, “城乡统筹过程中的土地发展权转移: 地方改革试验及其含义,” in edited volume 2010. “在城乡一体化：趋势与挑战国际论坛的演讲” 2010年8月8日海口
“Regulatory Learning and Its Discontents in China: Promise and Tragedy at the State Food and Drug Administration in China,” in Regulation in Asia: Pushing Back on Globalization, edited by John Gillespie and Randy Peerenboom, London and New York: Routledge, 2009, pp. 115-134 and 284-288.
“Market Transition and the Re-Making of the Administrative State”, in Andrew Kipnis, Luigi Tomba, and Jonathan Unger (eds.), Contemporary Chinese Society and Politics, Vol. 2, London and New York: Routledge Publisher, 2009, pp. 146-182.
Yang Dali and Zhao Hong, “The Rise of India: China’s Perspectives and Responses,” in Tan Tai Yong, ed., Socio-Political and Economic Challenges in South Asia, New Delhi and Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 2009, pp. 47-68.
“Forced Harmony: China’s Olympic Rollercoaster,” Current History, September 2008, 243-249.
Reprinted in GLOBAL STUDIES: China, ed., Zhiqun Zhu, McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 2009. 13th edition, pp. 181-185.
Ran Tao and Dali Yang, “The Revenue Imperative and the Role of Local Government in China’s Transition and Growth,” paper prepared for presentation at the Ronald Coase Chicago Conference on China’s Reform Transformation, University of Chicago, July 2008. Revised version in volume edited by Ronald Coase and Ning Wang being considered for publication. Chinese translation in 领导者(Leaders), no. 24 (2008) and online at www.tecn.cn
“Total Recall,” National Interest, no. 94 (March/April 2008), pp. 1-7.
Dali Yang and Alan Leung, “The Politics of Sports Anti-Doping in China: Crisis, Governance and International Compliance”, China: An International Journal, 6, 1 (March 2008): 121-148.
“The Future of the China’s Party-State – Can the Chinese Communist Party Survive in Power?: Trying to Stay in Control,” Current History, 107, no. 701 (September 2007), 249-251.
“China’s Long March to Freedom,” Journal of Democracy, vol. 18, no. 3 (July 2007), pp. 58-64.
Yang Dali and Jia Baolin, “政治社会学与中国改革” (Political sociology and Chinese reforms), chapter 14 in Li Peilin, Li Qiang, and Ma Rong, eds., Sheuixue yu Zhongguo xianshi (Sociology and Chinese Realties), Beijing: Shehui kexue wenxian chubanshe, 2008.
“Language and the Politics of Identity in China in the Age of Globalization,” in I Yuan, ed. Is There a Greater China Identity? Security and Economic Dilemma, Taibei: Institute of International Relations: National Chengchi University, 2007, pp. 159-172, 387-389.
“Divergent Interests and Public Goods Provision: Central-Local Relations and the Challenges of Regulation and Justice in China,” paper prepared for a World Bank project on the provision of public services in China, 2006.
“Economic Transformation and Its Political Discontents in China: Authoritarianism, Unequal Growth, and the Dilemmas of Political Development,” Annual Review of Political Science, no. 9 (2006), pp. 143-164.
Yanzhong Huang and Dali Yang, “China’s Unbalanced Sex Ratios: Politics and Policy Response,” Chinese Historical Review, vol. 13, no. 1 (spring 2006), pp. 1-15.
Fubing Su and Dali Yang, “Elections, Governance, and Accountability in Rural China,” Asian Perspective, vol. 29, no. 4 (2005), pp. 125-157.
Waikeung Tam and Dali Yang, “Food Safety and the Development of Regulatory Institutions in China,” Asian Perspective, vol. 29, no. 4 (2005), pp. 5-36.
Chinese translation in Social Policy Review. Reprinted in a volume published by ICFAI Law Books Division, ICFAI University, India; also in Yang, ed., Discontented Miracle.
“Will China Revolutionize the Global Economy?” think on: The Corporate Magazine of ALTANA AG, no. 6 (May 2005), 28-31. [Special Issue on the rise of Asia]
“China’s Looming Labor Shortage,” Far Eastern Economic Review 168, no. 2 (January 2005), 19-24.
Barry Naughton and Dali Yang. “Introduction.” In Barry Naughton and Dali L. Yang, eds., Holding China Together, 2004.
“Economic Transformation and State Rebuilding in China.” In Barry Naughton and Dali L. Yang, eds., Holding China Together, 2004.
Reprinted in The Politics of Modern China: Critical Concepts (2008).
Yanzhong Huang and Dali Yang. “Population Control and State Coercion in China,” in Barry Naughton and Dali L. Yang, eds., Holding China Together, 2004.
“China’s Third Generation Leadership and Their Legacy for Economic Governance,” Cross-Strait and International Affairs Quarterly 1, no. 2 (2004), 163-173.
“Zhongguo gonggong guanli gaige yu fan fubai (Public Management Reforms and Anti-Corruption in China.” In Jiang Yihua and Li Qiang, eds. Huaren shijie de xiandai guojia jiegou (Modern state structure in the Chinese world). Taipei: Shanzhou chuban, 2003: 381-406. (In Chinese).
“Leadership Transition and the Political Economy of Governance: China in 2002,” Asian Survey 43, no. 1 (January/February 2003): 25-40.
“State Capacity on the Rebound,” Journal of Democracy, 14, no. 1 (January 2003), 43-50.
Yanzhong Huang and Dali Yang, “Bureaucratic Capacity and State-Society Relations in China,” Journal of Chinese Political Science 7, nos. 1-2 (2002): 19-46.
“Can the Chinese State Meet Its WTO Obligations? Government Reforms, Regulatory Capacity, and WTO Membership,” American Asian Review XX, no. 2 (Summer 2002), 191-221; also to appear in a volume edited by T.J. Cheng.
“Economic Liberalization and Its Political Discontents: China in 2001,” Asian Survey 42, no. 1 (January 2002), 14-29. Reprinted in South Korea in Asia Pacific Focus 6, no. 25 (December 2002), 111-129.
“The Great Net of China: Information Technology and Governance,” Harvard International
Review (Winter 2001), 64-66.
Reprinted in MFC Update (electronic edition) and in Suzanne Ogden, ed, China, ninth ed. (Guilford, Conn.: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 2001), 154-159.
"Rationalizing the Chinese State," in Chien-min Chao and Bruce Dickson, eds. Remaking the
Chinese State: Strategies, Society, and Security. London: Routledge, 2001, pp. 19-45.
Dali Yang and Fubing Su. "Taming the Market: China and the Forces of Globalization," in
Aseem Prakash and Jeffrey Hart, eds., Responding to Globalization, London and New York:
Routledge, 2000, pp. 33-64.
Fubing Su and Dali Yang. "Political Institutions, Provincial Interests, and Resource Allocation in Reformist China." Journal of Contemporary China 9, no. 24 (2000): 215-230.
“Economic Crisis and Market Transition in the 1990s,” in Edwin Winckler (ed.), Transition
from Communism in China: Institutional and Comparative Analysis. Boulder, Colo.: Lynn
Rienner, 1999. Pp. 151-177.
Dali Yang and Fubing Su. “The Politics of Famine and Reform in Rural China.” China Economic
Review 9, no. 1 (1998): 141-155.
Yang Dali. "Cong dayuejin jihuang dao nongcun gaige (From the Great Leap Famine to Rural
Reform)." Ershiyi shiji (Twenty-First Century), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, no. 48
(August 1998): 4-13.
Reprinted as 杨大利,“大跃进与当代中国,” 宋永毅，丁抒编,《大跃进—大饥荒： 历史和比较视野下的史实和思辨》,香港：田园书屋, 2009, pp. 404-415.
“Survival of the Fittest.” World Link [the journal of the World Economic Forum] (March/April 1998): 50-53.
Dali Yang and Yongnian Zheng, "Regional China", in Colin Mackerras, Donald McMillen, and Andrew Watson (eds.), Dictionary of the Politics of People’s Republic of China, London and New York: Routledge, 1998: 33-37.
"Guiding Chinese Industry: An Evaluation of the Implementation of China's New Industrial Policies." In G.J. Wen and D. Xu (eds.), The Reformability of China's State Sector. Singapore: World Scientific, 1997: 251-280.
Houkai Wei and Dali Yang, "Difang fenquan yu diqu jiaoyu chayi" (Decentralization and regional educational disparities in China" (in Chinese), Zhongguo shehui kexue (Chinese social sciences), no. 1 (1997). English translation in Social Sciences in China.
"Surviving the Great Leap Famine: The Struggle over Rural Policy, 1958-1962." In Timothy
Cheek and Tony Saich, eds., New Perspectives on State Socialism in China. Armonk: M.E.
Sharpe, 1997: pp. 262-302.
"The Dynamics and Progress of Competitive Liberalization in China," Issues & Studies, 32: 8
(August 1996): 1-27.
Dali Yang and Houkai Wei, "Rising Sectionalism in China?" Journal of International Affairs vol.
49 (winter 1996), 456-476. Also published in Korean translation in South Korea.
"Governing China's Transition to the Market: Institutional Incentives, Politicians' Choices, and
Unintended Outcomes." World Politics 48 (April 1996), pp. 424-452.
Dali Yang and Houkai Wei, "Rural Enterprise Development and Regional Policy in China,"
Asian Perspective, vol. 20, no. 1 (spring-summer 1996): 71-94.
Yanzhong Huang and Dali Yang, "The Political Dynamics of Regulatory Change: Speculation
and Regulation in the Real Estate Sector." Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 5 no. 12 (1996):
"From Command to Guidance: China's Turn to New Industrial Policies." Journal of Asian
Business, vol. 11, no. 2 (1995): 33-66.
"China's Urban Housing Reforms: Goals, Public Responses, Crosscurrents, and Prospects," in
George Tolley, Shou-yi Hao and Marcia Occomy, eds., Urban Land and Housing Reform in
Socialist and Formerly Socialist Economies. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Blackstone Press, 1996: 167-192.
"Gaige yilai Zhongguo sheng nei diqu chayi de banqian" (Reform and Intra-Provincial Inequality in China). Zhongguo gongye jingji (China Industrial Economy), no. 1 (January 1995), pp. 62-67.
"Reform and the Restructuring of Central-Local Relations." In Gerald Segal and David Goodman, eds., China Deconstructs: Politics, Trade and Regionalism. London: Routledge, 1994: pp. 59-98.
Slightly abridged version appeared as "The Politics of Fiscal Rationalization and Its Implications for Central-Local Relations in China," in American Bar Association, Investing and Trading in China Today, Chicago: March 1994.
"Illegal Drugs, Policy Change, and State Power: The Case of Contemporary China." Journal of
Contemporary China, no. 4 (Fall 1993), pp. 14-34.
"Ma Yinchu banian liumei xuexing bianzheng" (Ma Yinchu's eight-year stay in America)." Zhejiang Daxue xuebao (Journal of Zhejiang University), vol. 7, no. 1 (March 1993), pp. 60-69. 杨大利; 马寅初八年留美学行辩证, 浙江大学学报(人文社会科学版), 1993年01期, pp. 63-72
"China Adjusts to the World Economy: The Political Economy of China's Coastal Development Strategy." Pacific Affairs, vol. 64, no. 1 (March 1991), pp. 42-64.
"Reforms, Resources, and Regional Cleavages: The Political Economy of Coast-Interior Cleavages in China." Issues and Studies, vol. 27, no. 9 (September 1991), pp. 43-69. Reprinted in Bih-jaw Lin and James T. Myers, eds., Forces for Change in Contemporary China. Taipei: Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, 1992; Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1993, pp. 285-306.
"Local Government and Rural Industrialization in China (A review article)," Peasant Studies, vol. 18, no. 2 (Winter 1991), pp. 131-141.
"Patterns of China's Regional Development Strategy," The China Quarterly, No. 122 (June 1990), pp. 230-257. Reprinted in John Ravenhill, ed. The Political Economy of East Asia. 2: China, Korea and Taiwan (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 1995). Also has unauthorized Chinese translation.
"State and Technological Innovation in China: A Historical Assessment, 1949-1989," Asian Perspective, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Spring-Summer 1990), pp. 91-112.
“Wither the Patterns of Development in China,” Conference paper for “Searching for Strategies to Restore Global Economic Stability and Growth”, Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, May 2-4, 2012.
Dali Yang and Junyan Jiang, “The Shifting Fortunes of Public and Private Economies: The Chinese Debate on Guojin Mintui,” Washington Journal of Modern China, vol. 10, no. 1 (Fall 2011), 45-51.
“The Great Leap Forward,” in David Levinson and Karen Christensen, et al., eds., Encyclopedia
of Modern Asia. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2002.
Also in Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, May 2009, pp. 926-929;
Education in China: Educational History, Models, and Initiatives, 2013. (Modified version)
“China: Suffering from Growth Pains or Doomed to Stagnation?” Foundation for Law, Justice and Society, Oxford, 2007.
“China’s Struggle against Corruption,” in Wang Gungwu and John Wong, eds., Interpreting China’s Development. New Jersey and Singapore: World Scientific, 2007, 38-43.
“China as an Emerging Great Power.” Britannica Book of the Year 2000. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2000: 406-407.
Dali Yang and Marvin Zonis, Asia: Scenario Analysis. A project for Arthur Anderson Consulting
(Accenture). January 1996.
"Dui `pinweilun' de jidian fanbo" (Comments on Wang Shaoguang and Hu Angang's study of
state capacity in China), Ershiyi shiji (Twenty-first century, Chinese University of Hong Kong),
no. 21 (February 1994), pp. 15-18. (Part of a debate.)
"Chen Yizi yu dalu shinian gaige" (Chen Yizi and ten years of reform in China, review article), Shibao zhoukan (China Times Weekly), no. 290 (September 15-21, 1990), pp. 78-81.
"Struggling for Survival: China's Disappearing Forests," ForestWorld, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Fall 1988), pp. 22-25.
Other Monographs and Unpublished Papers
“Demography and the Future of Chinese Governance,” EAI Working Paper no. 111, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, 2004.
“Has Corruption Peaked in China?” EAI Background Brief no. 214, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, 21, November 2004.
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Translations: About a dozen published items, including partial translations of a biography of Ibsen, Vaclav Havel's "The Power of the Powerless," as well as technical and social science papers, totaling approximately 400 printed pages.
Numerous media interviews, including but not limited to Associated Press, Bloomberg, Reuters, Dow Jones Newswires; Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Australian Broadcasting Corp., Baltimore Sun, ABC News, ABC-7, Boston Globe, Business China, BBC (multiple platforms), BBC Chinese, CBS radio, CNN (various programs),Chicago Tonight, Chicago Tribune, CTN (Canada), China Business Monthly, Christian Science Monitor, The Economist, Far Eastern Economic Review, Fortune, Globe and Mail (Canada), Hedgefund.com, International Banker, Los Angeles Times, The National Post (Canada), National Public Radio (various programs), New York Times, Newsweek, Radio Free Asia, South China Morning Post, Time, USA Today, VirtualChina.com, Voice of America, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, WBBM/Chicago, WBEZ/Chicago, WMAQ/Chicago, Xinhua News Agency. Also various interviews with newspapers, TV, radio programs in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Singapore. Occasional interviews with media in countries ranging from Brazil, Columbia, to Germany, Italy and Spain.