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YanWei Li Associate Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Governance/governance network/Chinese governance
  • Governance of environmental conflicts
  • Governance of sharing economy
  • Governance of innovation networks

Educational Background

PhD, Public Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2016)


Research Projects

Ancient Nanjing Buddhism, supported by the PRC Ministry of Education Planning Research Projects on Humanities and Social Sciences (grant no. 11YJA730001)


Journal Articles

Yanwei Li, Vincent Homburg, Martin de Jong, and Joop Koppenjan (2015). Government responses to environmental conflicts in urban China: the case of the Panyu waste incineration power plant in Guangzhou. Journal of Cleaner Production, 134, pp.354-361 (SSCI/SCI).

Yanwei Li, Joop Koppenjan, and Stefan Verweij (2016). Governing environmental conflicts in China: Under what conditions do local government compromise?. Public Administration, 94 (3), pp. 806-822 (SSCI).

Yanwei Li (2017). Governing environmental conflicts in China: Lessons learned from the case of the Liulitun waste incineration power plant in Beijing. Public Policy and Administration, DOI: 10.1177/0952076717709521 (SSCI).

Yi Liu, Yanwei Li*, Bao Xi, Joop Koppenjan (2016). A governance network perspective on environmental conflicts in China: Findings from the Dalian paraxylene conflict, Policy Studies, 37 (4), pp. 314-331 (corresponding author, SSCI).

Yanwei Li, Vincent Homburg, and Joop Koppenjan (2017). Government strategies in environmental conflicts: A comparative analysis of 10 protests against industrial facilities in urban China. Local government Studies, 43 (6), pp. 992-1013 (SSCI).


Academic Title

Director of Institute of Governance of Innovative Technologies