Journal articles

  1. Huang, Can, 2017. Recent Development of the Intellectual Property Rights System in China and Challenges Ahead, Management and Organization Review, 13, 1, 39-48.
  2. Arora, Ashish; Athreye, Suma; Huang, Can, 2016, The Paradox of Openness Revisited: Collaborative Innovation and Patenting by UK Innovators, Research Policy, 45, 7, 1352-1361.
  3. Huang, Can; Sharif, Naubahar, 2016, Global Technology Leadership: The Case of China, Science and Public Policy, 43, 62-73.
  4. Huang, Can; Jacob, Jojo, 2014, Determinants of Quadic Patenting: Market Access, Imitative Threat, Competition and Strength of Intellectual Property Rights, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 85, 4-16.
  5. Qu, Zhe; Huang, Can; Zhang, Mingqian; Zhao, Yanyun, 2013, R&D Offshoring, Technology Learning and R&D Effort of Host Country Firms in Emerging Economies, Research Policy, 42, 2, 502-516.
  6. Huang, Can; Wu, Yilin, 2012, State-led Technological Development: A Case of China’s Nanotechnology Development, World Development, 40, 5, 970-982.
  7. Sharif, Naubahar; Huang, Can, 2012, Innovation Strategy, Firm Survival and Relocation: The Case of Hong Kong-owned Manufacturing in Guangdong Province, China, Research Policy, 41, 1, 69-78.
  8. Huang, Can; Notten, Ad; Rasters, Nico, 2011, Nanoscience and Technology Publications and Patents: A Review of Social Science Studies and Search Strategies, Journal of Technology Transfer, 36, 2, 145-172.
  9. Huang, Can; Sharif, Naubahar, 2009, Manufacturing Dynamics and Spillovers: The Case of Guangdong Province and Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan (HKMT), Research Policy, 38, 5, 813-828.
  10. Huang, Can; Soete, Luc, 2008, The Global Challenges of the Knowledge Economy: China and the European Union, Science and Public Policy, 35, 10, 771-781.
  11. Huang, Can; Zhang, Mingqian; Zhao, Yanyun; Varum, Celeste, 2008, Determinants of Exports in China: A Microeconometric Analysis, European Journal of Development Research, 20, 2, 299-317.
  12. Huang, Can; Varum, Celeste; Gouveia, Borges, 2006, Scientific Productivity Paradox: The Case of China’s S&T system, Scientometrics, 69, 2, 449-473.
  13. Huang, Can; Amorim, Celeste; Spinoglio, Mark; Gouveia, Borges; Medina, Augusto, 2004, Organization, Programme, Structure: An Analysis of Chinese Innovation Policy Framework, R&D Management, 34, 4, 367-387.

Chapters in books

  1. Huang, Can, 2016, Estimates of the Value of Patent Rights in China, In: Liu, Kung-Chung; Racherla, Uday S. (Eds.) Innovation and IPRs in China and India: Myths, Realities and Opportunities, Springer, 181-209.
  2. Liu Cheng, Menita; Huang, Can, 2016, Transforming China’s IP System to Stimulate Innovation, In: Lewin, Arie Y.; Murmann Johann Peter; Kenney Martin (Eds.) China’s Innovation Challenge: Overcoming the Middle-income Trap, Cambridge University Press, 152-188.
  3. Huang, Can; Wu, Yilin, 2014, Sure Bet or Mirage? On the Chinese Trajectory in Nanotechnology, In: Ramani, Shyama (Eds.) Nanotechnology and Development: What’s in it for Emerging Countries?, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 127-159.
  4. Wang, Chen; Huang, Can, 2012, The Progress of Nanotechnology in China, in: Rachel A. Parker and Richard P. Appelbaum (Eds.), Can Emerging Technologies Make a Difference in Development?, Routledge, New York, USA, 61-74.
  5. Athreye, Suma; Huang, Can; Soete, Luc, 2010, An ‘Outward-looking’ Lisbon Strategy: A Solution for Challenges of the Knowledge Economy in the EU, China and India, in: Heiko Prange-Gstöhl (Eds.), International Science and Technology Cooperation in a Globalized World, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 81-102.
  6. Sharif, Naubahar; Huang, Can, 2009, Cross-border Investment and Economic Integration: The Case of Guangdong Province and Hong Kong SAR, in: Wilfred Dolfsma, Geert Duysters and Ionara Costa (Eds.), Multinationals and Emerging Economies: The Quest for Innovation and Sustainability, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 92-110.
  7. Huang, Can; Zhang, Mingqian; Zhao, Yanyun; Varum, Celeste, 2007, Exploring Sources of Chinese Competitiveness in Manufacturing, in: A. Bongardt & C.A. Varum (Eds.), Competitiveness Factors: A Portugese Perspective, Instituto National de Administracao, Lisbon, INA European Affairs Series, 87-104.


  1. 吴晓波、【德】约翰·彼得·穆尔曼、黄灿、郭斌等,《华为管理变革》(The Management Transformation of Huawei),中信出版社,北京,2017年10月。
  2. Varum, Celeste; Huang, Can; Gouveia, Borges, 2007, China: Building an Innovative Economy, Chandos Publishing, UK.


UNU-MERIT Working Papers

  1. Huang, Can; Wu, Yilin; Mohnen, Pierre; Zhao, Yanyun, 2013, Government support, innovation and productivity in the Haidian (Beijing) District, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2013-058 [Download]
  2. Huang, Can; Arundel, Anthony; Hollanders, Hugo, 2010, How firms innovate: R&D, non-R&D, and technology adoption, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2010-027 [Download]