Yifei Sun

California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography

Professor

Northridge, CA 91330

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Foreign R&D in Developing Countries: Empirical Evidence from Shanghai, China

China Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 67-91, 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Yifei Sun, Debin Du and Li Huang
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography, East China Normal University - Institute of China Innovation (ICI) and East China NOrmal University
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Globalization, R&D, Shanghai, China

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China's National Innovation System in Transition

Eurasia Geography and Economics, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 476-492, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography
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China, National innovation system, State, Innovation

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What Matters for Industrial Innovation in China: R&D, Technology Transfer or Spillover Impacts from Foreign Investment?

International Journal of Business Systems Research, Vol. 4, No. 5/6, pp. 621-647, 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2010
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography
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FDI, foreign investment, R&D, research and development, technology transfer, spillovers, SOEs, state-owned enterprises, China

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Sources of Innovation in China's Manufacturing Sector: Imported or Developed In-House?

Environment and Planning A, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 1059-1072, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2013
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography
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Innovation, Manufacturing, China

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Globalization of R&D and China: An Introduction

Asia Pacific Business Review, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 311-319
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography, Kaunas University of Technology and State University of New York (SUNY) - Neil D. Levin Graduate Institute of International Relations and Commerce
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China, globalization, outsourcing, offshoring, R&D

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Determinants of Industrial Innovation in China: Evidence From its Recent Economic Census

Technovation, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Yifei Sun and Debin Du
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and East China Normal University - Institute of China Innovation (ICI)
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Innovation, In-house R&D, Technology transfer, Spillover, FDI, China

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Strategic or Tactical? Foreign Research and Development in Developing Countries, a Case Study of China

Asian Geographer, Vol. 22, Nos. 1&2, pp. 143-167, 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography
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globalization, research and development, MNC, developing countries, China.

Production and R&D Networks of Foreign Ventures in China: Implications for Technological Dynamism and Regional Development

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Jul 2010
University of Utah - Department of Geography and Institute of Public & International Affairs, Vassar College - Department of Earth Science and Geography, California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and The University of Hong Kong
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Foreininvestment, Production networks, Embeddedness, regional development, China

Production and R&D Networks of Foreign Ventures in China: Implications for Technological Dynamism and Regional Development

Applied Geography, pp. 1-13, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
University of Utah - Department of Geography and Institute of Public & International Affairs, Vassar College - Department of Earth Science and Geography, California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and The University of Hong Kong
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Foreign investment, Production networks, Embeddedness, Regional development, China

Production and R&D Networks of Foreign Ventures in China: Implications for Technological Dynamism and Regional Development

Applied Geography, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 106-118
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Sep 2011
University of Utah - Department of Geography and Institute of Public & International Affairs, Vassar College - Department of Earth Science and Geography, California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and The University of Hong Kong
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Foreign investment, Production networks, Embeddedness, Regional development, China

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Editorial: Introduction to the IJTM Special Issue on China's New Innovation-Oriented Strategy

International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 51, Nos. 2/3/4, pp. 159-167, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Jul 2010
Yifei Sun and Rongping Mu
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and Institute of Policy & Management
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China, Indigenouse innovation, innovative country

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Foreign Research and Development in China: A Sectoral Approach

International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 51, No. 2/3/4, pp. 342-363, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography
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Globalization, R&D, MNC, comparative advanatge, sectoral distributon, manaufacturing, China

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Domestic Firm Innovation and Networking with Foreign Firms in China’s ICT Industry

Environment and Planning A, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 786-809, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2011
Yifei Sun and Debin Du
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and East China Normal University - Institute of China Innovation (ICI)
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Innovation, capability building, supplier-client networking, technological networking, China

12.

Spatial Distribution of Patents in China

Regional Studies, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 441-454, 2000
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography
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Innovation, Patents, Technical infrastructure, Export, R&D, Technology transfer market, China

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De-Centering ‘Spatial Fix’ - Patterns of Territorialization and Regional Technological Dynamism of ICT Hubs in China

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol.11, No.1, pp.119-150, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
affiliation not provided to SSRN, California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong and University of Utah - Department of Geography and Institute of Public & International Affairs
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Territorialization, global pipelines, local buzz, China, ICT industry,spatial fix

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Determinants of Foreign Patents in China

World Patent Information, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 27-37, 2003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography
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Foreign patenting, domestic patenting, Chinese patent system, Importation, location, innovation capability

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Innovation and Inter-Firm Technological Networking: Evidence from China’s Information Communication Technology Industry

Erdkunde, Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 55-70, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2014
Yifei Sun and Yu Zhou
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and Vassar College - Department of Earth Science and Geography
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inter-firm networking, innovation, China

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Uncertainties, Imitating Behaviors and Foreign R&D Locations: Explaining the Over-Concentration of Foreign R&D in Beijing and Shanghai Within China

Asia Pacific Business Review, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 405-424, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Yifei Sun and Ke Wen
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Multinational R&D, Globalization, location, China, Beijing and Shanghai

17.

Location of Foreign Research and Development in China

GeoJournal, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography
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R&D, Globalization, Location, FDI, China

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Country Relational Distance, Organizational Power and R&D Managers: Understanding Environmental Challenges for Foreign R&D in China

Asia Pacific Business Review, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 425-450, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Yifei Sun and Ke Wen
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Foreign R&D, Globalization, MNC, Environmental barriers, Institution, R&D Management, China

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Does Internet Access Matter for Rural Industry? A Case Study of Jiangsu, China

Journal of Rural Studies, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 247-258, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
Yifei Sun and Hongyang Wang
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography and Nanjing University
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Internet, Rural industry, Jiangsu, China

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De-Centering 'Spatial Fix' - Patterns of Territorialization and Regional Technological Dynamism of ICT Hubs in China

Journal of Economic Geography, p. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Sep 2010
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong, University of Utah - Department of Geography and Institute of Public & International Affairs and Vassar College - Department of Earth Science and Geography
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High-Tech, R&D, China, ICT Industry, Transnational Corporation

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Spatial Strategy for Quality Labor in Rural Development: A Case Study of Jiangsu Province, China

Chinese Geographical Science, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 117-126, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Hongyang Wang and Yifei Sun
Nanjing University and California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography
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Human resources, skilled Labor, rural development, spatial strategy, China

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Introduction: Mediating the State and Market in China's Competitive High Technology Industry

China Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 1-7, 2008
Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Yu Zhou and Yifei Sun
Vassar College - Department of Earth Science and Geography and California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography

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High-tech, innovation, China

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Patterns of Industrial Innovation in China

Tijdschrift Voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, Vol. 94, No. 3, pp. 376-389, 2003
Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2010
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography

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innovation, large and medium enterprises, concentration, China

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Does Innovation Matter for Export in China's Rural Enterprises? Empirical Evidences from Jiangsu

Asian Geographer, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 1-15, 2005
Posted: 03 Aug 2008
Yifei Sun
California State University, Northridge - Department of Geography

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export, innovation, rural enterprises, Jiangsu, China