Lili Wang


  • Lili Wang
    Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC Maastricht, The Netherlands
    + 31 (0)43 388 4400


    Ph.D., Eindhoven University of Technology

    Biographical Statement

    Lili Wang joined the UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) in September 2008. She obtained her Ph.D. degree from Eindhoven University of Technology, with a Ph.D. thesis focusing on regional productivity, catch-up and convergence, structural change and technological spillovers in China. Since 2008 Lili Wang has been working on the ObservatoryNano project, which involves analysis on Nano R&D, Nano scientific publications and economic impact of nanotechnology.

  • Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

    • Wang, Lili & Adam Szirmai, 2008, Productivity Growth and Structural Change in Chinese Manufacturing, 1980–2002, Industrial and Corporate Change, Volume 17, Number 4, pp. 841–874
    • Hu, B., Lili Wang & X. Yu, 2007, R&D and Economic Growth in China on the Basis of Data Envelopment Analysis: Evidence from Hebei Province, PRC, Journal of Technology Management in China, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 225-236
    • Hu, B., Lili Wang & X. Yu, 2004, Stochastic Diffusion Models for Substitutable Technological Innovations, International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 28, Nos. 7/8, pp. 654-666

    Technical Papers, Policy Briefs, etc

    • Wang, Lili & Adam Szirmai, 2008, Regional Capital Inputs in Chinese Industry and Manufacturing, 1978-2003, Joint working paper of UNU-MERIT and the Groningen Growth and Development Centre, UNU-MERIT Working Paper

    Other Publications (Conference Proceedings, etc)

    • Wang, Lili & Adam Szirmai, 2007, Regional productivity trends in Chinese industry, The 6th International Conference on the Chinese Economy (CERDI), Is China’s Development Sustainable?, Clermont-Ferrand, October 18-19, 2007
    • Wang, Lili & Adam Szirmai, 2007, Regional Productivity Trends in Chinese Manufacturing, Paper for International Conference on Experiences and Challenges in Measuring National Income and Wealth in Transition Economies, IARIW/National Bureau of Statistics, September 19-21, 2007, Bei, China
    • Wang, Lili & Adam Szirmai, 2006, Productivity Growth and Structural Change in Chinese Manufacturing, 1980-2002, Paper for the 11th Conference of the International Schumpeter Society, Sophia Antipolis, 21-24 June, 2006