Genia Kostka

Freie Universität, Berlin

Boltzmannstr. 3

Berlin, 14195

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

China’s Social Credit Systems and Public Opinion: Explaining High Levels of Approval

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2018
Genia Kostka
Freie Universität, Berlin
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Social Credit System, Rating Systems, Public Opinion, Reputational Systems, Social Management, China

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Between Privacy and Convenience: Facial Recognition Technology in the Eyes of Citizens in China, Germany, the UK and the US

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2021
Genia Kostka, Léa Steinacker and Miriam Meckel
Freie Universität, Berlin, University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen
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facial recognition technology, acceptance, public opinion

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Fostering Model Citizenship: Behavioral Responses to China’s Emerging Social Credit Systems

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jan 2019
Genia Kostka and Lukas Antoine
Freie Universität, Berlin and Free University of Berlin (FUB)
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Social credit system, rating systems, behavioral change, digital transformation, reputational systems, social scoring, China

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Barriers to the Implementation of Environmental Policies at the Local Level in China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7016
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Genia Kostka
Freie Universität, Berlin
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City to City Alliances, Urban Economics, Educational Policy and Planning - Decentralization, Urban Communities, Social Accountability, Regional Governance, Environmental Management, Environmental Governance, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Local Government, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, Regional Urban Development, Environmental Strategy, Urban Economic Development

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In Times of Crisis: Public Perceptions Towards COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps in China, Germany and the US

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Genia Kostka and Sabrina Habich-Sobiegalla
Freie Universität, Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin
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COVID-19, contact tracing apps, acceptance, public perception

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Authoritarian Environmentalism Undermined? Local Leaders’ Time Horizons and Environmental Policy Implementation

The China Quarterly, Volume 218, 359 - 380, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Sarah Eaton and Genia Kostka
Humboldt University of Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin
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authoritarian environmentalism, cadre rotation, environmental policy, implementation, China, leadership, time horizons

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Big Data Dreams and Local Reality in Shenzhen: An Investigation of Smart City Implementation in China

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2021
Jelena Große-Bley and Genia Kostka
Free University of Berlin (FUB) and Freie Universität, Berlin
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digital governance, smart city platform, data centralization, China

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Wind and Solar Sectors in Brazil and China: Interests, State-Business Relations, and Policy Outcomes

Global Environmental Politics, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Kathryn Hochstetler and Genia Kostka
University of Waterloo and Freie Universität, Berlin
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solar industry, wind industry, state-business relations, Brazil, China, private-public partnerships, state corporatism

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Central Protectionism in China: The 'Central SOE Problem' in Environmental Governance

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Apr 2016
Sarah Eaton and Genia Kostka
Humboldt University of Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin
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China, Environmental Protection, Central-Local Relations, State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), Central Protectionism, Pollution

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Women’s Work: The Gendered Nature of Appointment Politics in Subnational China

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2022
Xinhui Jiang, Sarah Eaton and Genia Kostka
Nanjing University, Humboldt University of Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin
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Gender and politics, political appointment, local politics, Chinese politics, authoritarian politics

11.

Digital Governance in China

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2022
Genia Kostka
Freie Universität, Berlin
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digital, policy implementation, China, barriers

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Accepting but Not Engaging with It: Digital Participation in Local Government-Run Social Credit Systems in China

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Mar 2022
Haili Li and Genia Kostka
Freie Universität Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin
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social credit systems (SCSs); digital participation; barriers; privacy concerns; awareness; China

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Central–Local Relations: Recentralization and Environmental Governance in China

The China Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Genia Kostka and Jonas Nahm
Freie Universität, Berlin and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
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China, Environmental Governance, Central-Local Relations

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Command Without Control: The Case of China's Environmental Target System

Regulation & Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jun 2015
Genia Kostka
Freie Universität, Berlin
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authoritarian environmentalism, China, command and control instruments, environmental policy implementation, regulation, targets

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Embedded Interests and the Managerial Local State: Methanol Fuel-Switching in China

Journal of Contemporary China, Volume 22, No. 80, 204-218.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2014
Genia Kostka and William R. Hobbs
Freie Universität, Berlin and Cornell University
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China, local state, policy implementation, energy policy, governance, alternative fuel

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China’s Growing Digital Reach: Explaining Citizens’ High Approval Rates of Fintech Investments in Southeast Asia

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Mar 2022
Wiebke Rabe and Genia Kostka
Freie Universität, Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin
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digitalization, FDI, fintech, technology acceptance, public perception, Southeast Asia, China

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Career Backgrounds of Municipal Party Secretaries in China: Why Do So Few Municipal Party Secretaries Rise from the County Level?

Modern China, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Genia Kostka and Xiaofan Yu
Freie Universität, Berlin and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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authoritanism, human resource management, cadre management system, career advancement, county cadres, incentives, China

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Chinese Citizens’ Digital Engagement with Local Mobile Government Platforms: Motivation, Usage, and Gratifications

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jul 2022
Haili Li and Genia Kostka
Freie Universität Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin
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mobile government platforms, digital engagement and usage, motivations, gratification, privacy concerns

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What Makes for Good and Bad Neighbours? An Emerging Research Agenda in the Study of Chinese Environmental Politics

Environmental Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Mar 2018
Sarah Eaton and Genia Kostka
Humboldt University of Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin
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Transboundary Pollution, Central-Local Relations, Interjurisdictional Relations, Environmental Federalism, China

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Information, Technology, and Digitalization in China’s Environmental Governance

Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Oct 2019
Genia Kostka, Zhang Xuehua and Kyoung Marvin Shin
Freie Universität, Berlin, Sichuan University and National Tsing Hua University
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informational governance; China; environmental governance; state-society relations; regulation

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No County Is An Island: The Rise of Interjurisdictional Cooperation among Counties in China

Regional Studies 2023
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jan 2023
Xinhui Jiang, Sarah Eaton and Genia Kostka
Nanjing University, Humboldt University of Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin
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interjurisdictional relations, state-rescaling, counties, cooperation, China