Yeo, Yu Kyung

 
Contact Information
• Office: Room 410, International Studies Building
• Phone: 031-201-2329
• E-mail: y.yeo@khu.ac.kr
• Curriculum Vitae: Download
 
Areas of Expertise
Research Interests
• China’s Economic Governance: Ideas, Interests, and Institutions Institutional Change,
Adaptation, and Innovation China’s Trade Policies
 
 
Education
• Ph. D Political Science, University of Maryland, College Park, 2007
• M. A. International Relations, Seoul National University, Korea, 2000 
• B. A. Political Science, Sookmyung Women’s University, Korea, 1997
 
Professional Experience
• Sep. 1, 2015 – present: Associate Professor, College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• Sep. 1, 2011 – Aug. 31, 2015: Assistant Professor, College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• May. 1, 2009 – Aug. 31, 2011: Assistant Professor, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong
• Nov. 1, 2007 – April. 30, 2009: Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong
• July. 1, 2007 – Aug. 30, 2007: Lecturer, Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland-College Park
 
Selected Publications
Book
• From Planner to Regulator: How China Governs Strategic Industries (under review)


Chapters in Books

• “China’s Perforated Investment Control, 1978-2013”, in edited by John Donaldson, The Balance of Power in China’s Central-Local Relations (forthcoming)

• “Changing Economic Institutions in China: The View from Socialist Corporatism,” in edited by Xiaoke Zhang and Tianbiao Zhu, Institutional Change in Government-Business Relations in China (forthcoming)

• “Field Research and Analysis of Data at the Industry-level in China,” in Jae Ho Chung eds. China Study and Methodology (Seoul: Seoul National University Press, 2010)


Peer-reviewed Journals

• “Complementing the Local Discipline Inspection Commissions of the CCP: Empowerment of the Central Inspection Groups,” Journal of Contemporary China (September 2015), DOI: 10.1080/10670564.2015.1062620

• “Embedded Institutional Constraints to Deepening China’s Economic Reform: Leading Small Group, Mixed-ownership, and Politicized Corporate Governance,” Korea and International Politics, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Summer 2014), pp. 201-228 (in Korean)

• “Contextualizing Corporate Governance: The Case of China’s Central State Enterprise Groups,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 22, No. 81 (January, 2013)

• “Revisiting China’s Economic Regulatory Reform,”Korean Journal of International Relations, Vol. 10, No. 2 (December, 2012)

• “Diffusion, Transmutation, and Regulatory Regime in Socialist Market Economies: Comparing China and Vietnam,” (with Martin Painter) The Pacific Review, Vol. 24, No. 4 (September, 2011)

• “Between Owner and Regulator: Governing the Business of China’s Telecommunications Service Industry,” The China Quarterly, No. 200 (December 2009)

• “Remaking the ChineseStateandtheNatureofEconomicGovernance?:
The Early Appraisal of the 2008 ‘Super-Ministry’ Reform,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol.18, No.62 (November 2009)

• “Regulating Decentralized Industries: China’s Auto Industry.” (with Margaret Pearson) The China Review, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Fall 2008)

• “중국 산업단위에서의 현지연구와 자료의 분석”, 정재호(편) 중국연구와 방법론 (서울: 서울대학교 출판부, 2010)


Working papers

• “Rethinking China’s State Capitalism: Rent, Tiered Industries, and Informal Economy” 

• “Varied Rise of Corporate Power in China’s Commanding Heights: A Historical Institutionalism Approach” (manuscript is ready)

• “The Political Economy of Chinese Foreign Aid” in progress


Research Grants

• Kyung Hee University, Research Grant for Academic Excellence (Single author book project), “From Planner to Regulator: The Political Economy of Industrial Governance in China,” March 2015 – February 2016 (USD 20,000)

• Korea Research Foundation, “Rise of Corporate Power?: The Variance within China’s Commanding Heights,” (PI) May 2014 – April 2015 (USD 20,000)

• Korea Research Foundation, “Rethinking China’s State Capitalism,” (PI) May 2013 – April 2014 (USD 20,000)

• Korea Research Foundation, “Contextualizing China’s Corporate Governance: the Case of China’s Central State Enterprise Groups,” (PI) May 2012 – April 2013 (USD 20,000)

• Kyung Hee University, Start-up Grant, “China’s New Regulatory State,” (PI) September 2011 – August 2012 (USD 20,000)

• Start-up Research Grant, Project No. 7200196 (PI): “The Politics of State Regulation in China’s Industrial Economy,” City University of Hong Kong, March 2010 – Feb. 2012.

• CHASS Research Grant, Project No. 9610166 (PI): “Making Adaptive Institutions Work: Corporate Governance in China’s State Firms,” City University of Hong Kong, April 2010 – April 2011.

• Research Grant, Southeast Asian Research Center, City University of Hong Kong (Co-PI), December 2008 – August 2009.

• CHASS Research Grant, Project No. 9610096: “The Politics of State Regulation in China’s Strategic Industries: A Comparative Case Study of Auto and Telecom Service Sectors”, City University of Hong Kong (Co-PI), April 2008 – October 2009.

• Research Fellowship, Department of Social and Public Administration, City University of Hong Kong, November 2007- November 2009.

• Overseas Conference Grant, Department of Social and Public Administration, City University of Hong Kong, June 2008.

Teaching

•  Kyung Hee University: Chinese Politics and Economy, China’s Foreign Policy, Introduction to International Relations, Comparative Political Economy, Comparative Area Studies, East Asia in International Relations

•  City University of Hong Kong: Chinese Foreign Policy, Chinese Politics and Economy, Political Analysis, Introduction to International Relations

(updated in October 2015)