Academic Publications

Alami, I., Dixon, A. D., Gonzalez-Vicente, R., Babic, M., Lee, S. O., Medby, I. A., & Graaff, N. D. (2021). Geopolitics and the ‘new’state capitalismGeopolitics, 1-29.

Brennan, L. (2021). Investors in China should look carefully at the risks, Financial Times, July 28. 

Amendolagine V., Chaminade C., Guimon J.and Rabellotti R. (2020) Cross-border knowledge flows through R&D FDI: Implications for low- and middle-income countries in Trade in Knowledge: Economic, Legal and Policy Aspects (forthcoming), eds. Taubman, A. and Watal, J., Cambridge University Press


Amendolagine V., Fu X. and Rabellotti R. (2020) Chinese Outward Investments and Innovation, in Oxford Handbook of China Innovation (forthcoming), eds. Fu X., Chen J., McKenn B, Oxford University Press.

Amendolagine V., Lema R., Rabellotti R. (2020) Green foreign direct investments and the deepening of capabilities for sustainable innovation in multinationals: insights from renewable energy (mimeo), Aalborg University.

Balmas, P., Dörry, S. (2021). Chinese state-owned bank expansion into Europe: Bank branches and subsidiariesFinancial Geography Working Paper Series, Working
Paper #29

Bartoletto, S. (2020). Energy transitions in mediterranean countries : consumption, emissions and security of supplies. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Bofulin, M. (2020). Kitajski migranti in covid-19: mobilnost in izključevanje med pandemijo [Chinese migrants and
Covid-19: mobility and exclusion during the pandemic]
 Dve domovini/ Two Homelands, 52, 95-111. 

Breinbauer, A., Brennan, L., Jager, J., Nachbagauer, A.G.M. and A. Nolke (2020) Emerging Market Multinationals and Europe: Challenges and Strategies, Springer.

Brennan, L. (2021). China courts an uncertain future for its economy, Financial Times, October 01. 

Brennan, L., & Vecchi, A. (2021). The European response to Chinese outbound foreign direct investment: introducing a dynamic analytical framework. Development and Change52(5), 1066–1089. 


Cao, N., Giordan, G., & Yang, F. (Eds.). (2020). Chinese religions going global. Brill.

de Graaff, N., & Valeeva, D. (2021). Emerging Sino–European Corporate Elite Networks. Development and Change52(5), 1147-1173.

Gledić, J. (2021). The role of culture in order-building: Lessons from China’s engagement on the borders of the EU. In China-EU Relations in a New Era of Global Transformation (pp. 255-272). Routledge.

Henderson, J., & Hooper, M. (2021). China and European innovation: corporate takeovers and their consequencesDevelopment and Change52(5), 1090–1121. 

Ceccagno, A. and A. Salviati (2020). The Chinese ‘grid reaction’ in ItalyThe Coronavirus and Mobility Forum


Ceccagno, A. and D. Sacchetto (2020). A Chinese Model for Labour in Europe?, International Migration, 58 (3), pp.73-86.  

Ceccagno, A. and D. Sacchetto (2020). The Mobility of Workers living at work in EuropeCurrent Sociology, 68 (3), pp. 299-315. 

Chan, CK., Florence, E., and Qiu, J.L. (Eds.). 2021. Agency Beyond Precarity: Platforms and the multiplication of labor regimes in China, China Perspectives, 2021/1. 

Chan, CK., Florence, E., and Qiu, J.L. 2021. Precarity, Platforms, and Agency: The Multiplication of Chinese Labour, in Agency Beyond Precarity: Platforms and the multiplication of labor regimes in China, China Perspectives, 2021/1. 

Chen, Yu-Wen (2020). The Making of the Finnish Polar Silk Road: Status in Spring 2019, in Hing Kai Chan, Faith Ka-Shun Chan, and David O’Brien (eds.) International Flows in the Belt and Road Initiative Context: Business, People, History and Geography. (pp. 193-216). Singapore: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Chuang, Y. H., and A.C. Trémon, eds. (2020). Mobilités et mobilisations chinoises en Francecollection « SHS », Terra HN éditions, Marseille, ISBN : 979-10-95908-03-6

Costa, C. M. (2020) China after the pandemics: How to survive international scepticism and domestic distrust?. In Gian Luca Gardini (Ed.), The world before and after Covid-19 Intellectual reflections on politics, diplomacy and international relations. (pp. 84-87). Stockholm/Salamanca: European Institute of International Studies.

Costa, C. M. (2020). O discurso chinês para os países africanos de língua portuguesa: o papel do Fórum Macau. Relações Internacionais. 65, 43-55

Costa, C. M. (2020). The words of the Belt & Road Initiative: a Chinese discourse for the world?. In Leandro, Francisco B. S. José, Duarte, Paulo Afonso B. (Ed.), The Belt and Road Initiative: An Old Archetype of a New Development Model. (pp. 23-44).: Palgrave Macmillan.

De Graaff, N. (2019) China Inc. Goes Global. The Transnational and National Networks of Chinese firms and business elitesReview of International Political Economy, 27:2, 208- 233 (open access)

De Graaff, N., T. ten Brink, I. Parmar (2020) Forum on China’s rise in a liberal world order in transition, Review of International Political Economy, 27:2, 191-301. (open access)

Du, J. (2020) Chinese Immigrants Acting as Local Residents. De facto Citizenship in the Banlieues of ParisJournal of Chinese Overseas 16: 191-214.

Du, J. (2020) Endurance, Identity and Temporality: Ethnic Labor Market and Labor Process of Chinese Migrant Workers in FranceThe Journal of Chinese Sociology.

Fornes, G., Cardoza, G., & Altamira, M. (2021). Do political and business relations help emerging markets’ SMEs in their national and international expansion? evidence from Brazil and ChinaInternational Journal of Emerging MarketsAhead-of-print(Ahead-of-print). 

Fornes, G., Monfort, A., Ilie, C., Koo, C.K.T., Cardoza, G. (2019) Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability in MBAs. Understanding the Motivations for the Incorporation of ERS in Less Traditional MarketsSustainability, 11

Fresnoza-Flot, A. and  Wang, S. (2021) Asia-Europe intimate links: Family migrants, binational couples and mixed-parentage children. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 30 (1). 


Gaspar, S., Ampudia de Haro, F. (2019) Buying Citizenship? Chinese Golden Visa Migrants in PortugalInternational Migration (Special Issue)

Gledić J. (2019) The Development of Sino-Serbian Relations under the Belt and Road Initiative: Forging the ‘Iron Friendship.’ Stosunki Międzynarodowe – International Relations, 3(55), 21-36.

Gledić J. (2020) Formal Vs. Informal Chinese Presence: The Underbelly of Hope in the Western Balkans. In Hung E. & Ngo T. W. (Eds.) Shadow Economies across the New Silk Road (pp.163-182). Amsterdam University Press

Gledić, J., Turcsányi, R., Šimalčík, M., Kironská, K., and Sedláková, R. (2020)  Serbian public opinion on China in the age of COVID-19: An unyielding alliance?, Bratislava: Central European Institute of Asian Studies

Gorica, K. (2020) China: Investing and Touristing in EuropeJournal of Tourism & Hospitality 9 (4), pp. 1-6. 

Gosens, J., Binz, C., & Lema, R. (2020). China’s role in the next phase of the energy transition: contributions to global niche formation in the concentrated solar power sectorEnvironmental Innovation and Societal Transitions34, 61–75. 

 Gubik, A.S., M. Sass, and Á. Szunomár (2020) Asian Foreign Direct Investments in the Visegrad Countries: What Are Their Motivations for Coming Indirectly? Danube 11: 3 pp. 239-252.

Haakonsson, S., Kirkegaard, J. K., & Lema, R. (2020). The decomposition of innovation in Europe and China’s catch-up in wind power technology: the role of  KIBSEuropean Planning Studies28(11), 2174–2192.

Heggelund, G. M. (2021). China’s climate and energy policy: at a turning point? International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics21(1), 9–23.   

Henderson, J., Feldmann, M., & Graaff, N. (2021). The wind from the east: china and european economic development. Development and Change52(5), 1047–1065.

Henneke, L. and C. Knowles (2020) Conceptualising Cities and migrant ethnicity: the lessons of Chinese London, in: John Solomos (ed) Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary racisms, London: Routledge.

Hooijmaaijers, B. (2021). A comparative analysis of the role of the state in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean investment in the EUAsia Europe Journal(20210521)


Hooijmaaijers, B. (2021). Unpacking EU policy-making towards China : how member states, bureaucracies, and institutions shape its China economic policy (Ser. Palgrave studies in asia-pacific political economy). Palgrave Macmillan. 

Hooijmaaijers, B. (2021). China, the BRICS, and the limitations of reshaping global economic governance, The Pacific Review, 34:1, 29 55

Ilie, C., Fornes, G., Cardoza, G., & Mondragón Quintana Juan Carlos. (2020). Development of
business schools in emerging markets: learning through adoption and adaptation.
 Sustainability12(20), 8448–8448.

Jovičić, E., S. Stevanović, and I. Beraha (2020). Serbia-China bilateral trade relations: major challenges and opportunitiesEconomic Analysis, Vol 53. No 2, pp. 133-144.

Kaufmann, L. (2020). Altdorf – Shanghai – Shenzhen – Liebefeld: Swiss-Chinese Entanglements in Digital Infrastructures. In: Data Centers: Edges of a Digital Nation, edited by Monika Dommann, Hannes Rickli, and Max Stadler, 262–289. Zurich: Lars Müller Publishers.

Kaufmann, L. (2021). Rural-Urban Migration and Agro-Technological Change in Post-Reform China. Amsterdam university Press. 

Kaufmann, L., (2021). Prefiguring China’s Digital Silk Road to Europe: Connecting Switzerland. 19 October 2021. In Transformations: Downstream Effects of the BRI blog, Belt and Road in Global Perspective, the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto.

Kirkulak-Uludag, B., & Safarzadeh, O. (2021). Exploring shock and volatility transmission between oil and Chinese industrial raw materialsResources Policy70

Kirkulak-Uludag, B., & Safarzadeh, O. (2021). Exploring shock and volatility transmission between oil and Chinese industrial raw materialsResources Policy70

Knowles, C. and R Burrows (2017). Reimagining Chinese London. Iin: Suzie Hall & Ricky Burdett (eds.) The Sage Handbook of the 21st Century City, London: Sage, pp. 87-103.

Knowles, C. (2017). Reframing Sociologies of Migration in Encounters with Chinese LondonBritish Journal of Sociology, 68 (3), pp. 454-473.

Landini, F., Lema, R, & Malerba, F. (2020). Demand-led catch-up: a history-friendly model of latecomer development in the global green economyIndustrial and Corporate Change, 29(5), 1297–1318. 

Lema, R., Fu, X., & Rabellotti, R. (2020)Green windows of opportunity: latecomer development in the age of transformation toward sustainability. Industrial and Corporate Change, 29(5), 1193–1209. 

Lema, R., Gregersen, C., Bhamidipati, P. L., Hansen, U. E., & Kirchherr, J. (2021). China’s investments in renewable energy in Africa: creating co-benefits or just cashing-in? World Development141.

Lv, P., Curran, L., Spigarelli, F., & Barbieri, E. (2021). One country, many industries: heterogeneity of chinese ofdi motivations at meso level. China Economic Review69

Marjanović, D., Jovičić, E., Stojanović, D. (2021). The global distribution of Chinese Investments – importance for the economy of SerbiaEkonomika, Vol. 67, No. 1, str. 43-55.

Martínez-Galán, E. (2021). Financing the protection of biodiversity: international governance as a mitigating factor of risks along the Belt and Road Initiative, chapter 8, pp. 265-297 and 313-314. In: Griffiths, R.T. and Hughes, A.C. (Eds.) The way of the road: the ecological implications of infrastructure. International Institute for Asian Studies. 

Mattlin, M. (2020). Kanariefågeln som tystnade. Finlands gestalt shift om kinesiska investeringarInternasjonal Politikk78(1), 54-67. 

McCaleb, A. (2020). Two decades of Chinese FDI in Poland. In: P.K. Biswas, R. Dygas (eds.), Foreign Direct Investment Outflow from Asian Countries to EU Member States. SGH Publishing House, pp. 69-82. 

Mohan, G. (2020). Below the Belt? Territory and Development in China’s International RiseDevelopment and Change52:1, 54-75.

 Nyiri, P. and F. Beck (2020) Europe’s New Bildungsbürger? Chinese Migrants in Search of a Pure LandDIASPORA 20.3: 305-326.

 Pál, N. (2021). 22. Chinese Correspondents around the World. In F. Pieke (Ed.), Global East Asia: Into the Twenty-First Century (pp. 271-279). Berkeley: University of California Press. 

 Paltemaa, L., Vuori, J. A., Mattlin, M., & Katajisto, J. (2020). Meta-information censorship and the creation of the chinanet bubbleInformation and Commumication Society23(14), 2064–2080. 

Peragovics, T.,  Szunomár, Á. (2021). China in the Western Balkans: geopolitics with Chinese characteristics? In Varga, G; Molnár, T L (szerk.) Western Balkans Playbook: Competition for Influence of Foreign Actors. Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade Hungary, pp. 139-166

Peragovics, T., Szunomár, Á. (2021). China in the Western Balkans: geopolitics with Chinese characteristics? In: Varga, G; Molnár, T L (szerk.) Western Balkans Playbook: Competition for Influence of Foreign Actors,  Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, pp. 139-166.

Rodrigues, I., & Gaspar, S. (2021). The Presence of China and the Chinese Diaspora in Portugal and Portuguese-Speaking Territories: An Introduction. In The Presence of China and the Chinese Diaspora in Portugal and Portuguese-Speaking Territories (pp. 1-20). Brill.


Rogelja, I. (2020). Concrete and coal: China’s infrastructural assemblages in the Balkans, Political Geography, 81. 

Rühlig, T., (2020). Die neue technische Standardisierungsmacht China. Eine Herausforderung für Europa. In: Freimuth, Joachim/Schaedler, Monika (eds.), Die veränderte Rolle von Normung und Standardisierung in China und Indien – eine industriepolitische Perspektive und ihre Bedeutung für Europa und Deutschland. (forthcoming) Spinger.

Rühlig, T., (2020). Hong Kong, the end of the city of protest?, in: Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations: An international journal (forthcoming) 6:2.

Rühlig, T., Björk, M. (2020). Who controls Huawei? Implications for EuropeUI

Paper 5/2020. Stockholm: The Swedish Institute of International Affairs


Santiago, A (2021). The Health Silk Road and its role in the sphere of global health governance. In review Rotas a Oriente. Revista de estudos sino-portugueses (ISSN: 2184-9900), pp. 107-118;

Svetlicinii, A. (2021). Consolidation of the state-owned enterprises in china: a missed opportunity for the eu merger control? Journal of European Competition Law & Practice(20211002).

Svetlicinii, A. (2021). The Belt and Road Initiative and state-owned enterprises: Is it time for reform of the EU merger control?. In The European Union and China’s Belt and Road (pp. 96-113). Routledge. 

Santiago, A.  (2021. “Guan Xi” as a Tool of Local Governance: How Is It Faring in a Contemporary Chinese Context?  Journal of Communication Studies (Common Ground Studies)

Sirna, F. and S. Wang (2020). European and non-European health workers in France during the COVID-19 pandemic: engagement in the disease control and in the French health system’s reorganization. In: Lia Lombardi and al. (eds.) Special Issue “The challenges of COVID-19: global health and inequality”, European Sociological Association RN16 Sociology of Health and Illness Newsletter, 11, p. 14-16.

Svetlicinii, A. (2020). Chinese State Owned Enterprises and EU Merger Control (1st ed.). Routledge. 

Svetlicinii, A. (2021). Economic nationalism during COVID-19: is the EU merger control ready? European Competition Law Review, 42(2): 69-74

Szunomár, Á. (2020) (ed.) Emerging-market multinational enterprises in East Central Europe. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

Szunomár, Á. (2020). Chinese multinationals in East Central Europe: structural, institutional or political considerations? In: Holzmann, R; Ritzberger-Grünwald, D;

Schuberth, H. (2020) 30 years of transition in Europe : looking back and looking beyond in CESEE countries. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar Publishing, (2020) pp. 121-134.

Szunomár, Á. (2020). Home and host country determinants of Chinese multinational enterprises’ investments into East Central Europe, in Szunomár, Á (eds.) Emerging-market multinational enterprises in East Central Europe.

Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 51-86.

Szunomár, Á. (2020). The digital great leap forward – Mapping China’s 21st Century Attempt to Create a New Growth Model ACTA OECONOMICA Vol.70 Special Issue

Szunomár, Á. (2021). Hungary – country profile. The People’s Map of Global China

Yin, W., Zhu, Z., Kirkulak-Uludag, B., & Zhu, Y. (2021). The determinants of green credit and its impact on the performance of Chinese banksJournal of Cleaner Production286.

Szunomár, Á.(2020). Theories of internationalization and foreign direct investment: How to explain FDI from emerging MNEs? In: Szunomár, Á (eds.) Emerging-market multinational enterprises in East Central EuropeCham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 3-19.

Szunomár, Á., J. Karas, I. M. Oehler-Sincai (2020). Huawei in Central and Eastern Europe: strategic partner or potential threat? In: Zhang, W; Alon, I; Lattemann, C (eds.) Huawei goes global : volume II: regional, geopolitical perspectives and crisis management. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 105-128  

Wang, S. (2020). De la reconfiguration des liens sociaux au temps du Covid-19 : À propos des vécus d’enfants en Chine et de ceux d’origine chinoise en France (The reconfiguration of social ties in time of the Covid-19 pandemic: About the life experiences of children in China and those of Chinese origin in France). Enfances & Psychologie, n°87.

Wang, S. 2021. Chinese Migrants in Paris. The Narratives of Illusion and Suffering. Leiden: Brill.

Wang, S., Chen X., and Lui T. (2020). «如何转危为机法国华商受新冠疫情催化实现商业模式转型的一项实证研究» (“How to turn a crisis into an opportunity? An empirical study of entrepreneurial model transition catalyzed by the Covid-19 pandemic among Chinese entrepreneurs in France.”), The International Journal of Diasporic Chinese Studies (华人研究国际学报).

Wang, S., Chen X., Li Y., C. Luu, R. Yan, and F. Madrisotti (2020). ‘I’m more afraid of racism than of the virus!’: racism awareness and resistance among Chinese migrants and their descendants in France during the Covid-19 pandemicEuropean Societies.

Yin, W., B. Kirkulak-Kuludag, and K. Matthews. (2020). Financialization, Religion and Social Trust in Rural ChinaPlosOne, 15(10), October. (SCI).   

Yin, W., Z. Zhu, B. Kirkulak-Uludag, Y. Zhu (2021). The determinants of green credit and its impact on the performance of Chinese banksJournal of Cleaner Production, Volume 286, 2021.

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