2023         “The Chinese Communist Party and Regulatory Transparency in China’s Food Industry,” with Qihua Gao, Yuze Sui, Yanchong Zheng, PNAS Nexus.

2021         “The longevity mechanism of Chinese absolutism,” With Clair Yang, Journal of Politics.

2020         “Testing firm-level data quality in China against Benford’s Law,” With Zhiyong Niu and Clair Yang, Economics Letters, 2020, vol. 192, issue C

2018         “Are foreign firms favored in China? Firm-level evidence on the collection of value-added taxes,” With Heiwai Tang, Journal of International Business Policy, June, Vol. 1, Issue 1-2.

2017         “How gradualist are Chinese reforms? Evidence from rural income determinants” European Journal of Finance, (with Meijun Qian), 24:1, 19-35, February.

2016         “A Fire Sale without Fire: An Explanation of Labor- Intensive FDI in China,” Journal of Comparative Economics, (with Yue Ma, Zhi Yang, and Yifan Zhang), 44 (4), May.

2016         “Political institutions, entrenchments, and the sustainability of economic development – A lesson from rural finance,” (with Meijun Qian), China Economic Review, 40, pp. 152-178.

2014         “Comment on ‘Incentives and Outcomes: China’s Environmental Policy,’” Capitalism and Society, Vol. 9, No.1, 2014.

2014         “What’s Next for the Chinese Economy?” Sloan Management Review, Summer, Vol. 55, No. 4, 2014.

2013         “Does ethnicity pay?” Review of Economics and Statistics, (with Li Jin and Yi Qian), July 2013, Vol. 95, No. 3, Pages 868-883

2012         “How did China take off?” Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 147-170.

2012         “FDI policies in India and China,” (with Heiwai Tang), World Economy, January 2012.

2010         “Debating the China model,” Journal of Management Perspectives, Volume 24, Number 2 (May).

2009         “Political federalism and inflation: Sub-national evidence from China,” (co-authored with Yumin Sheng), British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 39, pp. 389-412.

2007         “A tale of two provinces: The institutional environment and foreign ownership in China,” China Finance Review, March (coauthored with Wenhua Di).

2007         “Ownership biases and FDI in China: Evidence from two provinces,” Business and Politics, Volume 9 No. 1, April.

2006         “Assessing financing constraints for domestic private firms in China and India: Evidence from the WBES, ” Indian Journal of Economics & Business, China/India special issue.

2004         “ASEAN and FTAA: External threat and internal institutional weaknesses,” (co-authored with Bernard Yeung and Randall Morck), Business and Politics, Vol. 6, No. 1.

2003         “One country, two systems: Foreign-invested enterprises and domestic firms in China,” China Economic Review, 14 (4): 404-416.

2002         “Between two coordination failures: Automotive industrial policy in China with a comparison to Korea,” Review of International Political Economy, Vol. 9, No. 3 (September)

2002         “Managing Chinese bureaucrats: An institutional economics Perspective,” Political Studies, Vol. 50, No. 1 (March)