Adam Y. Liu

Adam Y. Liu

Assistant Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Adam Y. Liu is an assistant professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP). He obtained his PhD from Stanford University and has published articles in peer-reviewed journals such as “Business as Usual? Territorial Disputes and Economic Exchanges between China and Japan” (with Xiaojun Li), International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, Volume 19, Issue 2 (May 2019). His dissertation book project "Building Markets within Authoritarian Institutions: The Political Economy of Banking Development in China" was the winner of the BRICS Economic Research Award 2020. He was also the instructor for the LKYSPP courses Research Methods for International Affairs (2019, 2020) and The Political Economy of Reform in China (2020).   

The central business district (CBD) of Singapore, 28 January 2021. (Lauryn Ishak/Bloomberg)

Survey shows 70% Chinese have favourable view of Singapore

A recent survey of 1,064 Chinese adults done right before the US presidential elections shows that Chinese people are much more favourably disposed towards Singapore than other rich nations such as Australia, Japan and the US. What does China see in Singapore?