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Ford Foundation Project

Remaking Development Models in China: Globalization, the State, and Regional Development

I. Objectives: To better understand the recent restructuring of the development models in China in general, and the Sunan and Wenzhou models in particular;

II.  Selected Publications:

  1. Yuan, F. Y.H.D. Wei, W. Chen, and Z.F. Jin. 2010. Industrial Agglomeration and New Firm Formation in Suzhou. Dili Xuebao. (In Press).

  2. Li, Y.R. and Y.H.D. Wei. 2010. The Spatial-Temporal Hierarchy of Regional Inequality of China. Applied Geography.  (In press).

  3. Wei, Y.H.D. 2010.Remaking the Sunan Model, Globalizing Regional Development. Environment and Planning C. (In press).

  4. Wei, Y.H.D. and C.L. Gu. 2010.A Study of Industrial Development and Spatial Structure in Changzhou City, China: The Restructuring of the Sunan Model. Urban Geography. (In press).

  5. Yang, C. 2009. Strategic Coupling of Regional Development in Global Production Networks. Regional Studies 43(3): 385-407.

  6. Wei, Y.H.D. 2009. China’s Shoe Manufacturing and the Wenzhou Model: Perspectives on the World’s Leading Producer and Exporter of Footwear. Eurasian Geography and Economics 50(6): 720-739.

  7. Wei, Y.H.D and X.Y. Ye. 2009. Beyond Convergence: Space, Scale, and Regional Inequality in China. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie (Journal of Economic and Social Geography) 100(1): 59-80.

  8. Wei, Y.H.D., Y.Q. Lu, and W. Chen. 2009. Globalizing Regional Development in Sunan, China: Does Suzhou Industrial Park Fit a Neo-Marshallian District Model? Regional Studies 43(3): 409-427.

III. Academic Conference: International Conference on Globalization, Innovation, and Urban-Regional Development (19-20 June, 2009, Shanghai)