Yue Hou


Associate Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2015-2016 CSCC Postdoctoral Fellow

Yue Hou was a 2015-2016 CSCC postdoctoral fellow. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Division of Social Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her research interests include political economy, authoritarian politics, and identity politics with a regional focus on China. Her first book, the Private Sector in Public Office: Selective Property Rights in China (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics), addresses the long-standing puzzle of how China’s private sector manages to grow without secure property rights. Her work has also appeared or is forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, Political Science Research and Methods, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, the China Quarterly, among other peer-reviewed journals.