Yuhua Wang. 2015. Tying the Autocrat’s Hands: The Rise of the Rule of Law in China. Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics).


Yuhua Wang. Forthcoming. The Political Legacy of Violence during China's Cultural Revolution" British Journal of Political Science. [BJPS Online First][Web Appendix][Replication File]

Yuhua Wang. 2018. Relative Capture: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the Chinese Judiciary.” Comparative Political Studies 51 (8): 1012-1041.  [CPS Link][Web Appendix][Replication File]

Mark Dincecco and Yuhua Wang. 2018. Violent Conflict and Political Development over the Long Run: China versus Europe.”  Annual Review of Political Science 21: 341-358. [Covered by The Scholar's Stage]

Yuhua Wang. 2017. Betting on a Princeling. Studies in Comparative International Development 52 (4): 395-415 (Lead article). [Web Appendix]

Yuhua Wang. 2016. Beyond Local Protectionism: China’s State-Business Relations in the Last Two Decades. The China Quarterly 226:  319-341. [Web Appendix]

Yuhua Wang and Carl Minzner. 2015. “The Rise of the Chinese Security State.” The China Quarterly 222: 339-359.

Yuhua Wang. 2015. “Politically Connected Polluters under Smog.” Business & Politics 17(1): 97-124. [Web Appendix]

Yuhua Wang. 2014. “Empowering the Police: How the Chinese Communist Party Manages Its Coercive Leaders.” The China Quarterly 219: 625-648.

Yuhua Wang. 2014. “Institutions and Bribery in an Authoritarian State.” Studies in Comparative International Development 49(2): 217-241. [Covered by The New York Times]

Yuhua Wang. 2014. “Coercive Capacity and the Durability of the Chinese Communist State.” Communist and Post-Communist Studies 47(1): 13-25.

Yuhua Wang. 2013. “Court Funding and Judicial Corruption in China.” The China Journal 69: 43-63.


Gallagher, Mary, and Yuhua Wang. 2011. “Users and Non-Users: Legal Experience and its Effect on Legal Consciousness.” In Chinese Justice: Civil Dispute Resolution in Contemporary China, Margaret Woo and Mary Gallagher, eds., Cambridge University Press, 204-233.


Yuhua Wang. 2020. Asians are stereotyped as ‘competent but cold.’ Here’s how that increases backlash from the coronavirus pandemic." Monkey Cage blog at the Washington Post. [WaPo Link]

Yuhua Wang. 2019. China’s State Development in Comparative Historical Perspective." Newsletter of the Organized Section in Comparative Politics of the American Political Science Association, 29(2).

Yuhua Wang. 2019. How Has Tiananmen Changed China?" Monkey Cage blog at the Washington Post. [WaPo Link]

Yuhua Wang. 2018. The State." Memorandum writen for the Harvard Chinese Politics Workshop. 

Yuhua Wang. 2018. Can the Chinese Communist Party Learn from Chinese Emperors?" In The China Questions: Critical Insights into a Rising Power (Edited by Jennifer Rudolph and Michael Szonyi), Harvard University Press, 2018. [Covered by Los Angeles Review of Books]

Yuhua Wang. 2013.  Bo Xilai and the Dilemma of China's Anti-Corruption Campaign." CNN Op-ed. [CNN Link]