Refereed Journal Articles

  1. The Persistence of Prosocial Work Effort as a Function of Mission Match (Public Administration Review, 2018)
  2. Implicit and Explicit Motivation Crowding in Prosocial Work (Public Performance & Management Review, 2019)
  3. What Makes Neighborhood Associations Effective in Urban Governance: Evidence from Neighborhood Council Boards in Los Angeles (American Review of Public Administration, 2019)
  4. Changing Levels of Job Satisfaction among Local Environmental Enforcement Officials in China (The China Quarterly, 2020)
  5. Old Problems and New Dilemmas: The Conundrum of Environmental Management Reform in China (Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 2020)
  6. Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches to Environmental Governance in China: Evidence from the River Chief System (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020)
  7. Commentary: How Governance Shapes Emergency Management: China’s Mixed Records in Responding to COVID-19 (Chinese Public Administration Review, 2020)
  8. Book Chapter: Beyond Governance for Economic Growth: Understanding Incentive Distortions in the Chinese Bureaucracy (Handbook of Public Policy and Public Administration in China, 2020)
  9. Envelope Performance of Residential Buildings in Cool, Warm and Hot Climatic Zones: Results from Self-Designed In-Situ Monitoring Campaigns (Energy and Buildings, 2021)
  10. Design Matters: New Insights on Optimizing Energy Consumption for Residential Buildings (Energy and Buildings, 2021)
  11. Experimental Research in The Asia-Pacific Region: Review and Assessment of Regional Capacity (Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, 2021)
  12. Review Essay: Introducing CPAR’s Highly Cited Articles (Chinese Public Administration Review, 2021)
  13. Like Father, Like Son: Explicating Parental Influence on Adult Children’s Public Sector Preference (International Public Management Journal, 2021)
  14. Understanding the Role Reward Types Play in Linking Public Service Motivation to Task Satisfaction: Evidence from An Experiment in China (International Public Management Journal, 2021)
  15. The Spatial Distribution of Businesses and Neighborhoods: What Industries Match or Mismatch What Neighborhoods? (Habitat International, 2021)
  16. The Bedrock of Public Service Motivation among Chinese Adolescents: Family and School Institutions (Journal of Asian Public Policy, 2021)
  17. In Chinese: Public Service Motivation in the Chinese Context: Theory Construction and Workplace Consequences [中国情境下公共服务动机的理论构建与绩效转换机制]. Advances in Psychological Science [心理科学进展, 2022]
  18. Trace the Money, Seize the Fugitives: China’s Other Anticorruption Battle (Journal of Contemporary China, 2022)
  19. Investor Sentiment and Machine Learning: Predicting the Price of China’s Crude Oil Futures Market (Energy, 2022)
  20. Commentary: Handling in the Frontline: A Case Study of “Whistle Gathering” in Beijing (Public Administration and Development, 2022)
  21. Conference Proceeding: Dare to Dream, Dare to Livestream: How E-Commerce Livestreaming Empowers Chinese Rural Women (CHI, 2022)
  22. Unravelling the Intricate Relationship between Empowerment Role Identity And Adaptive Performance: Evidence from China (Chinese Public Administration Review, 2022)
  23. A Replication of “An Experimental Test of the Expectancy-Disconfirmation Theory of Citizen Satisfaction” (Public Administration, 2022)
  24. Ruling with A Velvet Glove: The Catalyzing Role of Humble Leadership in Transforming Employees’ Empowerment Role Identity into Proactivity (Chinese Public Administration Review, 2022)
  25. Demystifying the Components of Public Service Motivation among Young Public Servants in China: A Qualitative Inquiry (Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, 2022).
  26. In Chinese: Behavioural Genetics: A Novel Perspective and Approach for Behavioural Public Administration Research [行为遗传学: 行为公共管理研究的新视角与新路径]. Journal of Public Administration [公共行政评论, 2022]
  27. Between Nature and Nurture: The Genetic Overlap between Psychological Attributes and Selection into Public Service Employment (Public Administration Review, 2022)
  28. More Rights but Less Gains: Relaxed Birth Control Policy and the Loss for Women (China & World Economy, 2023)
  29. Frontline Bureaucratic Attitude toward Administrative Integration: Does Organizational Configuration Matter? (Administration & Society, 2023)