Pierre F. Landry

Pierre F. Landry, Professor of Government and Public Administration, Co-Director of the Universities Service Centre for China Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a Fellow at the Research Center for the Study of Contemporary China at Peking University. 

Pierre was trained in economics and law at Sciences-Po (Paris) and received his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Michigan. He is also an alumnus of the Hopkins-Nanjing program. His research interests focus on comparative local governance, Asian and Chinese politics, quantitative comparative analysis and survey research. His work has focused on governance and the political management of officials in China and public opinion research, and the development of spatial sampling technique for survey research.  Besides articles and book chapters in comparative politics and political methodology, he is the author of “Decentralized Authoritarianism in China” with Cambridge University Press (2008). He collaborates with the Governance and Local Development project as well as the UNDP and the World Bank on developing indicators of the variability of local governance in a variety of countries, including Vietnam, Tunisia, Malawi, Zambia and Kenya.  Website: http://www.gpa.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/people/academic-staff/faculty/prof-landry-pierre and https://pierreflandry.wordpress.com/