Yuhua Wang

Department of Government, Harvard University

Associate Professor

1737 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

How Corruption Investigations Undermine Regime Support: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2020
Yuhua Wang and Bruce Dickson
Department of Government, Harvard University and George Washington University
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Corruption Investigations, Regime Support, Prior Beliefs, Citizen Updating, China

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The Rise of the Security State

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Yuhua Wang and Carl F. Minzner
Department of Government, Harvard University and Fordham University - School of Law
Downloads 360 (88,999)
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China, law, stability, security, social unrest, political-legal committees

The Rise of the Security State

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Yuhua Wang and Carl F. Minzner
Department of Government, Harvard University and Fordham University - School of Law
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security state, stability maintenance, political legal committee, public security

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The Political Legacy of Violence during China's Cultural Revolution

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Authoritarian repression; political violence; political attitudes; protest; political socialization; China

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Sons and Lovers: Political Stability in China and Europe Before the Great Divergence

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Ruler duration, succession politics, informal institutions, China, Europe

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Internal Conflict, Geopolitics, and State Development: Evidence from Imperial China

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Mark Dincecco and Yuhua Wang
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Department of Government, Harvard University
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Mass Violence, External Threats, State Capacity, Elite Action, Kin Networks, China

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Elite Kinship Network and State Strengthening: Theory and Evidence from Imperial China

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2020
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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State capacity, state building, social network, collective action, China

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China in the World: A New Paradigm for Scholarship

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Duke University, Department of Political Science and Department of Government, Harvard University
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China, Uighurs, Hong Kong, territorial disputes, COVID19

Violent Conflict and Political Development Over the Long Run: China versus Europe

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 21
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Mark Dincecco and Yuhua Wang
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Department of Government, Harvard University
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violent conflict, political geography, representative government, autocracy, state formation, historical analysis, exit-voice-loyalty model, Europe, China

Violent Conflict and Political Development Over the Long Run: China Versus Europe

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 21, pp. 341-358, 2018
Posted: 17 Jun 2018
Mark Dincecco and Yuhua Wang
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Department of Government, Harvard University

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Connected Autocracy

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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When Do Autocrats Build Clean Courts? Sub-National Evidence from China

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Coercive Capacity and the Durability of the Chinese Communist State

Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Coercion, Coercive capacity, Authoritarian durability, China, Police

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Becoming Political Candidates in China: Elite University Network and Selectoral Advantage

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2019
Hanzhang Liu and Yuhua Wang
Pitzer College, Department of Political Studies and Department of Government, Harvard University
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Political Selection, Nascent Political Ambition, Candidate Pool Formation, Natural Experiment, China

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Are College Graduates Agents of Change? Education and Political Participation in China

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Can Clientelism Subvert Authoritarianism? Evidence from China's Housing Market

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Sep 2014
Yuhua Wang and Dong Zhang
Department of Government, Harvard University and Lingnan University
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The Agricultural Roots of Market Economy

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Beyond Local Protectionism

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Relative Capture: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the Chinese Judiciary

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Betting on a Princeling

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Politically Connected Polluters Under Smog

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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pollution, political connections, China, environmental politics, environmental enforcement

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Empowering the Police: How the Chinese Communist Party Manages Its Coercive Leaders

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Institutions and Bribery in an Authoritarian State

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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How Social Cleavages Facilitate State Revenue Extraction: Evidence from Qing China

Number of pages: 50
Soumyajit Mazumder and Yuhua Wang
Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government and Department of Government, Harvard University
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Social cleavage; state revenue extraction; civil conflict; China