Effects of R&D Subsidies on Regional Economic Dynamics: Evidence from Chinese Provinces

(with J. Eberle), ZEW Discussion Paper No.19-038, 2019.

The Innovative Performance of China's National Innovation System

(with P. Sandner), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Working Paper Series, No. 158, 2011.



Measuring China’s Patent Quality: Development and Validation of ISR Indices

(with E. Mueller), China Economic Review 57, 101331, 2019.

The Effect of Institutional Ownership on Firm Innovation: Evidence from Chinese Listed Firms

(with Z. Rong and X. Wu), Research Policy 46, 1533-1551, 2017.

Measuring Patent Quality in Cross-country Comparison

(with E. Mueller), Economics Letters 149, 145-147, 2016.

The Allocation and Effectiveness of China’s R&D Subsidies: Evidence from Listed Firms

Research Policy 45, 1774–1789, 2016.

China’s R&D Explosion: Analyzing Productivity Effects Across Ownership Types and Over Time

(with E. Mueller and P. Sandner), Research Policy 45, 159-176, 2016.


Innovative China: New Drivers of Growth

Consultant on innovation policy for the World Bank Group; Development Research Center of the State Council, The People's Republic of China. Washington, DC, 2019. (commentary on the report by The Economist)

R&D Subsidies in China

(with G. Licht), German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Sino-German Innovation Platform, Policy Briefs, Berlin, 30-37, 2015.

R&D, Patents, and Productivity

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Innovation in China, Vol. 10. Special Edition 08/15, Bonn, 34-35, 2015.


Chinese Champions: Patente Made in China

Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich Innovation Group. Munich, 2012.