Yi Li

Yi Li
Hohai University · School of Public Administration

PhD

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September 2012 - February 2017
Nanjing University
Position
  • Research Associate

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Publications (20)
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Drawing upon the New Industrial City (NIC) projects by China Fortune Land Development (CFLD), a Shanghai stock-listed top 10 real estate enterprise, this article accounts for the emergence of business-promoted city-regionalism as a novel mechanism for industrial zone development in small cities near large metropolises. Lacking sufficient capital an...
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Geographies of city regionalism are variegated. In developed market economies, the provision of regional transport infrastructure has been affected by territorial politics, which reflects the nature of collective provision. Today, territorial politics are the foundation of city regionalism, and involve a wide range of stakeholders. In China, the ci...
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In departing from a form- and function-dominant approach, the chapter aims to highlight the close associations between city-regional transformation and territory, state and geopolitics. Governed by state-centric administrative structures inherited from a socialist state regime, China - a developing market-oriented country with a long tradition of b...
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In many countries, national governments deploy city-regionalism not simply as a domestic policy tool but also as a geopolitical device enabling the internationalization of state territory and economy. Focusing upon the evolution of Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region in China, this paper offers new insights into the close associations between Chinese...
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This paper examines the concept of land attachment—a positive emotional relationship between a resettled farmer and his or her rural land—in the context of China’s rapid urbanization and the resultant huge number of resettled and landless farmers. It explores the nature of resettled farmers’ emotional relationships to rural land to reveal the kinds...
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This article investigates how government intervention in the urban land supply affects China's housing market over time using panel data from 35 cities between 2004 and 2014. We find that the restriction of urban land supply has varied effects upon real estate destocking over different time periods and under the influence of the development status...
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Understanding city-regionalism in China: regional cooperation in the Yangtze River Delta. Regional Studies. China has witnessed the orchestration of city-regionalism and two different regional-scale mechanisms have influenced this integration and cooperation: the top-down state-mandated process and the bottom-up process initiated by local governmen...
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Since 1978, China has experienced a rapid loss of arable land, leading to centralizing of farmland protection policies. To understand the growing centralization, this paper has used the lens of the interactions among (1) unwillingness to protect farmland among diverse actors, (2) policy failure and (3) policy change. The growing centralization is a...
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Between states, between enterprises and enterprises, between people, it can be stated that credit is full of every corner of our lives. But the current lack of social credit is fundamental. Credit risk is particularly prominent. In the extensive data generation today, the information on personal credit statistics is very large, but still lack the d...
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China’s recent rapid urban growth has embraced city peripheries, with such great expansion occurring that polycentric city-regions have been created. Recognizing that multiple levels of government are entangled in this process our paper attends to multi-scalar state interactions in the process of city-region formation. Using two cases from Jiangsu...
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Household CO2 emission is one of the main sources of carbon emissions. Reducing this type of CO2 emissions plays an important role in decreasing global carbon emissions. Based on household CO2 emission survey data in Northwest China, we analysed the current situation of household CO2 emissions and produced a map of per capita household CO2 emission...
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The recent land use policy of “Linking the Decrease in Rural Construction Land with the Increase in Urban Construction Land” is an attempt of the government to address the tensions between protecting arable land and providing land for construction by means of more intensive use of land. Nevertheless, the implementation of the policy has triggered m...
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Since 2005, China has witnessed the emergence of a new form of administrative organization. In contrast with the earlier model of “City Jurisdiction Over Counties,” which placed counties under the jurisdiction of cities, a new pilot program known as “Provincial Administration of Counties” has been launched. This program places counties and county-l...
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China has recently seen the proliferation of regional plans. This paper tries to understand the development of regional plans from the perspective of state restructuring and changing regional governance. In contrast to conventional wisdom, which predominantly describes China's decentralization, another aspect of ‘recentralization’ is highlighted he...
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This paper draws on a series of interviews with urban planners and government officials to examine the changing regional governance in the Yangtze River Delta. It finds that integration and collaboration are emerging and the growing economic benefits of intercity cooperation serves as a driver for local government to change from hostile competition...

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https://www.ryerson.ca/decentering-migration-knowledge/
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The project aims to explore socio-economic development in Pakistan under the framework of BRI/CPEC, mainly focusing on Energy, Special Economic Zones (SEZs)/Industry Zones , Infrastructures projects in Pakistan.