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Yueduan Wang

Yueduan Wang

S.J.D. Candidate

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“Comparative Experimentalism: Political Parties, Center-local Relations, and Policy Experiments in China, India, and the US”

This research compares and contrasts the Chinese government’s post-1978 approach to subnational and national policy experiments with the approaches of India and the US. It pays special attention to how the subnational and national dynamics of party politics in these countries affect these approaches.

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Comparative Constitutional Law with Professor Vicki Jackson, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • China Law and Chinese Legal Traditions with Professor William Alford, Harvard Law School
  • American Constitutional History and Constitutional Theory with Professor Michael Klarman, Harvard Law School
  • Chinese Politics and Political Science with Professor Elizabeth Perry, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Additional Research Interests

  • Judicial independence and judicial supremacy
  • Asia-Pacific international relations


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate 2016-Present
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2015
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M., 2010
  • Peking University, China, LL.B., 2009

Last Updated: July 10, 2017