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Liu, Derek

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011-2012

Director, Quantitative Development and Econometric Research
Value Line
Senior Economist, Shui On Group
2011-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, USC US-China Institute
Professor, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Video: Harmonious Society in Action (2011)

  • "Central Control vs. Decentralization in Authoritarian Systems: Evidence from Local Social Policy in China" (UCSD)

Work in Progress:

  • "The Political Logic of Local Social Spending in China"
  • "The Lame Duck Status in Non-Democracies: The Mandatory Retirement Age and Politicians' Policy Preference in China"

Book Reviews:

  • Andrew C. Mertha, "China's Water Warriors: Citizen Action and Policy Change." Journal of East Asian Studies Peace Research 11, 1 (2011).

Selected Honors and Awards:

  • UCSD Dean of Social Sciences Travel Grant, 2011
  • UCSD Political Science Departmental Fellowship, 2010-2011
  • UCSD International Center Friends of the International Center Scholarship, 2009-2010
  • National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Grant (Award #: SES-0819122), 2008-2009
  • Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, 2007-2008
  • UCSD Institute for International, Comparative, and Area Studies Travel Grant, 2007

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