Boliang Zhu

Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science

Assistant Professor

University Park, State College, PA 16801

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

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Fortune or Evil? The Effect of Inward Foreign Direct Investment on Corruption

International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 693-705, 2016
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Pablo M. Pinto and Boliang Zhu
University of Houston and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 496 (58,496)
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foreign direct investment, corruption, instrumental variables

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'Yes-Man' Firms: Government Campaigns and Policy Positioning of Businesses in China

21st Century China Center Research Paper No. 2017-03
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2019
Megumi Naoi, Weiyi Shi and Boliang Zhu
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego - GPS (nee IR/PS) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science
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authoritarian systems, political desirability, China, survey experiments, policy campaigns, firms, foreign direct investment (FDI)

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Complex Dependence in Foreign Direct Investment: Network Theory and Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
Pennsylvania State University, College of the Liberal Arts, Department of Political Science, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science and Pennsylvania State University
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Foreign Direct Investment, Network Analysis, Dyadic Data, Exponential Random Graph Model, International Political Economy

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Greasing the Wheels of Commerce? Corruption and Foreign Investment

The Journal of Politics 81(4): 1311-27.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2020
Boliang Zhu and Weiyi Shi
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science and University of California, San Diego - GPS (nee IR/PS)
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Corruption, Uncertainty, Foreign Investment, Entry Mode, Survey Experiment, China

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Monopoly Rents and Foreign Direct Investment in Fixed Assets

International Studies Quarterly, 62(2): 341-356
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2020
Joseph Wright and Boliang Zhu
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science and Women's Studies and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 108 (261,191)
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Foreign Direct Investment, Multinational Corporations, Fixed Assets, Monopoly Rents, Authoritarian Regimes

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Economic Considerations and Attitudes toward Migrant Workers

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2018
Boliang Zhu
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science
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Public Opinion, Economic Considerations, Migrant Workers, Internal Labor Migration, China

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Brewing Violence: Foreign Investment and Civil Conflict

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2018
Pablo M. Pinto and Boliang Zhu
University of Houston and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 92 (290,786)
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Foreign Direct Investment, Multinational Corporations, Economic Rents, State Capacity, Civil Conflict, Instrumental Variable

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The Face of Internet Recruitment: Evaluating the Labor Markets of Online Crowdsourcing Platforms in China

Research & Politics 5(1): 1--8., 21st Century China Center Research Paper No. 2017-04
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 21 May 2018
Xiaojun Li, Weiyi Shi and Boliang Zhu
Stanford University - Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego - GPS (nee IR/PS) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science
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Crowdsourcing, Subject Recruitment, Online Samples, Representativeness, China

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MNCs, Rents, and Corruption: Evidence from China

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 84-99, 2017
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 May 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2017
Boliang Zhu
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science
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Multinational Corporations, Foreign Direct Investment, Market Concentration, Rents, Corruption, China

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Monopoly Rents, Institutions, and Bribery

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2018
Boliang Zhu and Qing Deng
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science and Pennsylvania State University
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Fixed Asset Intensity, Market Concentration, Monopoly Rents, Corruption, Legal Institutions, China

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In the Eye of the Beholder: Political Risk, Regime Type, and China’s Multinational Corporations

21st Century China Center Research Paper No. 2018-10
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2019
Weiyi Shi and Boliang Zhu
University of California, San Diego - GPS (nee IR/PS) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science
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Political Risk, Regime Type, Emerging-Market Multinational Corporations, Survey Experiments, China

Other Papers (1)

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The Structural Determinants of Electoral Fraud in Semi-Competitive Electoral Systems: Revisiting the Case of Imperial Germany

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Isabela Mares and Boliang Zhu
Columbia University - Department of Political Science and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science

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