Publications

Huang, Haifeng, and Yao-Yuan Yeh. 2019. "Information from Abroad: Foreign Media, Selective Exposure, and Political Support in China." British Journal of Political Science 49(2): 611-636.

Huang, Haifeng, S. Boranbay-Akan, and L. Huang. 2019. "Media, Protest Diffusion, and Authoritarian Resilience." Political Science Research and Methods 7(1): 23-42.

Huang, Haifeng. 2018. “The Pathology of Hard Propaganda.” Journal of Politics 80(3):1034-1038.

Huang, Haifeng, and Xinsheng Liu. 2018. “Historical Knowledge and National Identity: Evidence from China.” Research and Politics 5(3): 1-8.

Huang, Haifeng. 2017. "A War of (Mis)Information: The Political Effects of Rumors and Rumor Rebuttals in an Authoritarian Country." British Journal of Political Science 47(2): 283-312.

Huang, Haifeng. 2017. "Who Wants to Leave China?" Journal of East Asian Studies 17(2): 191-213.

Huang, Haifeng. 2016. "Personal Character or Social Expectation: A Formal Analysis of 'Suzhi'." Journal of Contemporary China 25(102): 908-922.

Huang, Haifeng. 2015. "International Knowledge and Domestic Evaluations in a Changing Society: The Case of China." American Political Science Review 109(3): 613–634. (中文版

Huang, Haifeng. 2015. "Propaganda as Signaling." Comparative Politics 47(4): 419-437. (Appendix available here)

Huang, Haifeng. 2013. "Signal Left, Turn Right: Central Rhetoric and Local Reform in China." Political Research Quarterly 66(2): 292-305.

Huang, Haifeng. 2010. "Electoral Competition when Some Candidates Lie and Others Pander." Journal of Theoretical Politics 22(3): 333-358. 


work in progress

Championing Democracy in an Authoritarian Society

Propaganda and Protest (with Nick Cruz)

Subnational Elections, Media Freedom, and Regime Resilience in Autocracies (with Jun Hyeok Jang)

(Implicit) Political Trust in China (with Steve Nicholson and Chanita Intawan)

Regime Competence and Media Freedom in Non-Democracies (with Yao-Yuan Yeh)

When “Fake News” Becomes Real (with Chengli Wang)

Who Distrusts Official Information in an Authoritarian Society?


Public Writings

Pay for your Facebook posts?The Economic Times. February 13, 2019.

"In China, rumors are flying about David Dao's alleged $140 million settlement from United Airlines." The Monkey Cage,Washington Post. May 10, 2017.

"What a Tragic Traffic Incident Says About Chinese Social Ethics." Sixth Tone. June 16, 2017.


Media Mentions and INterviews

Asia Society, The Atlantic, BYU Radio Top of Mind, Carnegie Moscow Center (in Russian), ChinaFile, Foreign Policy (1, 2, 3, 4), Los Angeles TimesMatichon (in Thai), New York Times (1, 2), The New Yorker, Quartz, Sinocism China Newsletter (1, 2), South China Morning Post, SupChina, UC Merced University News, Washington Post (Monkey Cage 1, 2, 3)