Yu Wang

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Visiting Lecturer
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Research Areas

Comparative Politics
International Relations


Yu Wang received his PhD in politics from New York University in 2009. Since then, he has worked as an assistant professor of political science at Chinese University of Hong Kong (2009-2015) and University of Nottingham Ningbo China (2015-2017). 


PhD, New York University, 2009


  • Yu Wang and Chenbo Yang, Forthcoming. Elections and the Development of Civil War: An Empirical Study of Sri Lanka. Democracy and Security.
  • Yu Wang, 2018. Bargaining Matters: An Analysis of Bilateral Aid to Developing Countries. Journal of International Relations and Development, 21(1): 1-21.
  • Yu Wang, 2016. The Effect of Bargaining on U.S. Economic Aid. International Interactions, 42(3): 479-502.
  • Yu Wang and Minggang Peng, 2016. Party Unity after Elections: A Study of the Roll-Call Votes in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. Politics, 36(2): 169-179.
  • Yu Wang, 2014. Guns-Butter Tradeoff in Contemporary China. Defense and Security Analysis, 30(1): 67-75.
  • Yu Wang, 2013. Veto Players and Foreign Aid Inflows. Oxford Development Studies, 41(3): 391-408.
  • Yu Wang, 2013. Determinants of Southeast Asian Military Spending in the Post-Cold War Era. Defense and Peace Economics, 24(1): 73-87.
  • Yu Wang and Shuai Jin, 2013. Veto Players and Foreign Aid Provision. Constitutional Political Economy, 24(1): 43-56.
  • Yu Wang, 2011. Evaluating the Candidate Incumbency Effect in Japan's Single-Member District Elections, 1996-2005. Representation, 47(2): 171-185.
  • Yu Wang, 2008. The Effect of State-Endorsed Arbitration Institutions on International Trade. New Political Economy, 13(4): 419-445.
  • Yu Wang, 2007. The Incumbent Advantage in Japanese Lower House Elections. Representation, 43(3): 199-208.