Yiran LI 李亦然

Assistant Professor


Contact Information

Tel: +853 8822 8355
Office: Room 4020, Humanities and Social Sciences Building (E21B)
Email: yiranli@um.edu.mo

Personal Website

  • Ph.D. in Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong (2018)
  • M. Phil. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2013)
  • M.A. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2011)
  • LL.B. Shanghai International Studies University (2010)
  • Political Economy, Political Communication, Media Economics, Public Policy
  • "The Cost of Industrial Leap Forward in China: Evidence from SO2​ and Public Health",  2018, with Shuo Chen and Qin Yao, China Economic Review, vol. 49(C), pages 68-83.
  • "Crisis Coordination and the Role of Social Media in Response to COVID-19 in Wuhan, China", 2020, with Yanto Chandra and Naim Kapucu, American Review of Public Administration, vol. 50, pages 698-705.
  • "From Women for Women: The Role of Social Media in Online Nonprofit Activities during Wuhan Lockdown",  2020, with Yanto Chandra, Lin Nie, and Yingying Fan, Public Administration and Development, vol. 40(5), pages 267-272.
  • “Gone with the Wind? Coal-fired Power Stations and Public Health" (with Chen Shuo, Shi Guang, and Zhu Zhitao). 2019. China Economic Review, R&R.
  • “Information for Dictatorships: Cyberspace Administration and Government Responsiveness in China”. 2018. Working Paper.
  • “Accountability from Cyberspace? Scandal Exposure and Social Governance in China” (with Chen Shuo), 2018, Journal of Politics, Under review.

Yiran Li is Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Public Administration at the University of Macau. She obtained a Ph.D. in Politics and Public Administration from the University of Hong Kong, and an M.Phil and an MA in Social Sciences from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and an LL.B from Shanghai International Studies University. Dr. Li's research focuses on China’s political economy as well as on the public policy, especially information management in authoritarian regimes, environment politics, and emergency management. Her articles have published on China Economic Review, American Review of Public Administration, Public Administration and Development.