Chenlin Zhao
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Chenlin Zhao
Mr. ZHAO Chenlin is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong. His current research develops qualitative and quantitative approaches that assessing the impacts of procedural and institutional arrangements on collaborative governance. His research interests cover the infrastructure project management in the Belt and Road Initiative, the collaboration and integration of the Guangdong – Hong Kong – Macau Greater Bay Area, and the development of the political institutions in Asia and North America. Before started his PhD study, Chenlin received a B.A in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MPA from City University of Hong Kong. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. ZHAO was a member of the advisory team to re-election campaign of the mayor of Cupertino, and the founding vice-president of the Finance and Entrepreneurship Club in Berkeley. Then, he came to Hong Kong and served as a senior research assistant to the government-funded research project, “Institutional Development and Budgetary Decision Making – the Case of Hong Kong”. His research on collaborative governance was awarded the honor of “Outstanding Research Paper” by the Journal of Public Administration in early 2019.