2018, "China’s Vaccine Scandal 2018: Pharmaceutical Companies Pacing Heightened Regulatory Risks," with CHEN Gang, East Asian Institute Background Brief No. 1386.

  • Circulated to Singapore's cabinet ministers and senior civil servants, available for reference at National Library, Singapore and National University of Singapore Library

Working Paper

2020, "Project Finance Loans, Political Institutions, and Regime Survival" (with Jean Hong, HKUST and Ilker Karaca, Iowa State Univ.)

2020,  "The Dilemma of Legitimation: How the Prolongment of Dictator's Tenure Hastens the Dictatorship's Demise"

  • Paper presented at the WPSA Virtual Conference, May 21-23, 2020

2019, "Fact-checking the Steele Dossier and its Networks: A First Stab at Extracting Network Data from Unstructured Texts," with Keller, Franziska, Chi Kiu Cheung, Kana Ono, Anupras Malhotra, Anish Krishna Vallapuram, and Xinyuan Zhang.

  • Paper presented at the MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 4-7, 2019

Work in Progress​

"State Visits and International Get-togethers" (with Franziska Keller, HKUST)

"Personalisation of Power and Economic Development: Evidence from China"


"Personalised Power, Cult of Personality, and Leader Survival"

"Foreign Support, Repression and Protest in Dictatorships"

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