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Professor Shui-Yan Tang authored a commentary article in The National Interest alongside Professor Brian An from The School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech comparing the governance systems of China and the United States and how their systems have shaped their emergency responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The article highlights how the current pandemic exposes failed leadership.
“A pandemic emergency exposes the vulnerability of a country’s governance system… The ongoing coronavirus provides a valuable window on how each country must incrementally overcome the fundamental weaknesses of its governance system and avoid making the same mistakes in emergency management repeatedly.”
Read the full article here: https://nationalinterest.org/feature/how-coronavirus-exposing-failed-leadership-164264
Shui Yan Tang’s research focuses on institutional analysis and design, common-pool resource governance, environmental politics and policy, collaborative governance, and governance reform. He is the author of Institutions and Collective Action: Self-Governance in Irrigation (ICS Press, 1992) and Ten Principles for a Rule-ordered Society: Enhancing China’s Governing Capacity (China Economic Publishing House, 2012).
He has published in numerous journals, including Comparative Politics, Economic Development Quarterly, Environment and Planning A, Governance, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Land Economics, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Public Administration Review, The China Quarterly, and World Development. Professor Tang was associate editor of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.