Visiting Scholar

Prof. Li Chen Visiting Scholar
Ph.D. University of Cambridge

Prof LI Chen is an Associate Professor at the Centre for China Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is also a Research Fellow (by courtesy) at CUHK’s Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance (IGEF). He has researched, written and taught on a wide range of issues in China’s political economy, development strategy, public policy, institutional reforms and business environment in the global context, such as China’s state-owned-enterprise reform, financial regulatory reform, government-business relations and industrial & regional development policies. He received his PhD and MPhil in development studies from the University of Cambridge and dual bachelor’s degree of law and economics from Peking University. He has published widely on leading international academic journals, such as China Quarterly, Regulation & Governance, World Development, Competition & Change, The World Economy, and The Pacific Review. His book titled China’s Centralized Industrial Order: Industrial Reform and the Rise of Centrally Controlled Big Business was published by Routledge (London and New York). He has been frequently interviewed by international and local media, with views quoted by FortuneWall Street JournalThe EconomistLianhe Zaobao (Singapore) and South China Morning Post, among others. He also regularly contributes opinion pieces to China Daily.