Ph.D., University California, San Diego
Yu Zheng received his Ph.D. degree in Political Science and International Studies from University of California, San Diego in 2007. His research and teaching interests include International Political Economy, Chinese Political Economy, foreign direct investment, trade policy, legal system, and income inequality. His current research focuses on the relationship between political institutions and foreign direct investment in China and other authoritarian regimes. He received a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program in 2007-08. He is an associate-in-research at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University.
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- Introduction to International Relations (Undergraduate, POLS 1402)
- International Political Economy (Undergraduate, POLS 3410)
- Chinese Politics and Economy (Undergraduate, POLS 3245)
- International Political Economy (Graduate POLS 5325)
- Political Economy of East Asia (Graduate POLS 5010)
- Forthcoming. “Institutional Innovation and Investment in Taiwan: The Micro-Foundations of the Developmental State”. Business and Politics. (with Stephan Haggard)
- 2013. “Vietnam through Chinese Eyes: Divergent Accountability in Single-Party Regimes”. In Why Communism Didn’t Collapse: Understanding Regime Resilience in China, Vietnam, Laos, North Korea, and Cuba, edited by Martin Dimitrov. Cambridge University Press. (with Regina Abrami and Edmund Malesky)
- 2011. “Credibility and Flexibility: Political Institutions, Governance, and Foreign Direct Investment,” International Interactions, 37: 293-319.
- 2011. “The New Face of Chinese Industrial Policy: Making Sense of Anti-Dumping Cases in Petrochemical and Steel Industries,” Journal of East Asian Studies, 11: 373-406. (With Regina Abrami)
- 2011. “Accountability and Inequality in Single-Party Regimes: A Comparative Analysis of Vietnam and China,” Comparative Politics, 43(4): 401-419. (with Edmund Malesky and Regina Abrami)
- 2010. “Taiwan Public Opinion Trends, 1992-2008: Exploring Attitudes on Cross-Strait Issues,” Public Opinion Quarterly, 74(4): 782-813. (with Richard Sobel and William-Arthur Haynes)