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Do Overseas Returnees Excel in the Chinese Labour Market?

The China Quarterly, 247, September 2021, pp. 875–897 Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 February 2021 Zaichao Du, Yuting Sun, Guochang Zhao and David Zweig Abstract Overseas study is a global phenomenon and a major business internationally. But does overseas study pay off? Using data from the 2015 China Household Finance Survey (CHFS), we examine the labour market [...]

By |January 7th, 2022|Categories: Articles, China, Journals, Working Papers|0 Comments

Is Sino–American Scientific Collaboration a Thing of the Past?

Boston College Center for International Higher Education No. 108, Autumn 2021 David Zweig ABSTRACT: A laudable component of Sino–US rapprochement after 1978 has been collaborative research. But China’s aggressive effort to benefit from its scientific diaspora, the cutting-edge technology that has gravitated to China from the United States, and America’s new perception of China as a “strategic competitor,” led [...]

By |October 10th, 2021|Categories: Articles, China, Journals, Working Papers|0 Comments

Are China’s “Sea Turtles” Becoming “Seaweed”? A Changing Job Market

    No. 106 Spring Issue 2021 David Zweig and Zaichao Du   ABSTRACT: Analysts of China’s “reverse migration” largely ignore returning, short-term MA students, who comprise close to 70 percent of all returnees, seeing them as less significant. Drawing on surveys of the past 15 years, this article makes four points:

By |June 10th, 2021|Categories: Articles, China, Journals, Working Papers|0 Comments

Backchat: June 4th under NSL

Link: BackChat: 4 June 2021 Hugh Chiverton and Danny Gittings June 4th under NSL On Friday's Backchat: Click here for Full Segment of the RTHK Radio 3 audio file with David Zweig, Professor Emeritus, Division of Social Science, and Director, Center on China’s Transnational Relations, HKUST. Dr Zweig and the other guests are introduced at 9:36 on the [...]

By |June 6th, 2021|Categories: Podcasts|0 Comments

Reverse entrepreneurial migration in China and India: The role of the state

World Development Volume 138, February 2021, 105192 David Zweig, Kellee S. Tsai, Alwyn Didar Singh ABSTRACT: China and India have significant overseas populations that constitute global talent, and both countries recognize that reverse migration of diasporic talent can contribute to domestic economic development. This study compares China and India’s capacity to encourage return migration with a focus on overseas [...]

By |February 10th, 2021|Categories: Articles, China, India, Journals, Working Papers|0 Comments

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