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,  "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​

"Road to Rule: Project Finance Loans, Political Institutions, and Public Goods with Rents" (with Jean Hong, HKUST and Ilker Karaca, Iowa State Univ.)

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

"Personalising Power in the Shadow of Patronage Ties: Evidence from China"

"Does The Militarisation of Authoritarian Regimes Affect Ordinary People?"

"Who's Really in Charge? Identifying the De Facto Rulers of Autocracies with Newspaper Data"

"Foreign Sponsorship, Repression and Protest in Dictatorships"