Jia Kai

Jia Kai

Leading Research Fellow, BRICS Competition Law & Policy Center

Jia Kai is the leading research fellow at BRICS Competition Law & Policy Center, an associate professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and a researcher in the Center for Industrial Development and Environmental Governance of Tsinghua University. He has been a Fulbright Scholar and a visiting scholar at UC Davis, ETLA Economic Research in Helsinki and the Estonia Business School in Tallinn. His research interests lie in the intersection between digital technology and public policy, covering issues like governance of AI and blockchain, digital economy, digital government, global digital governance, etc.


A person walks past a sign of Alibaba Group during the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, China, 1 September 2022. (Aly Song/Reuters)

Rebirth of China's tech companies possible through regulatory reforms

While it appears that large digital platforms in China have been hit hard by a series of regulatory reforms in the last few years, they are down but not out, says researcher Jia Kai.