Shaomin Li
Shaomin Li
Shaomin Li (Ph.D., Princeton University) is Eminent Scholar and Professor at Old Dominion University. He studies the global environment of business and institutional change. His research on rule-based versus relation-based governance has been featured by The Economist twice. His recent book is on “Bribery and Corruption in Weak Institutional Environments” (Cambridge University Press). In 2008, the Governor of Virginia presented him the Outstanding Faculty Award.
by and | Mar 27, 2020

In just over three months, since early December, the world has witnessed the epic spread and destruction of the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China. The collapse of health-care systems and the economic consequences that have followed have few modern…

by | Oct 19, 2019

When a scholar meets soldiers, he should not argue with them, for he surely will lose. — Chinese proverb Recently I was invited by the “China Goes Global” conference in Winter Park, Florida, to give a keynote speech on the U.S.–China…

by and | Sep 12, 2019

While it has been commonly recognized that the theft of intellectual property (IP) by China is at the center of the trade war between the U.S. and China, one key fact is often ignored: China’s political economy is run by…

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