Dr. Hanyu Xiao

Dr. Hanyu Xiao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS) at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). Previously, he was a Visiting Fellow and Postdoctoral Fellow at City University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Xiao’s current research interests include corruption and anti-corruption reform, public budgeting and the management of financial resources. He uses both qualitative and quantitative methods in conducting research. His recent publications appear in Governance, Social Indicators Research, Policy & Society, Public Administration and Development, Public Money & Management, and some Chinese journals.

Dr. Xiao obtained his PhD degree from City University of Hong Kong, and MA and BA degrees from Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China.


  • PhD (City University of Hong Kong)
  • MA (Sun Yat-Sen University‚ China)
  • BA (Sun Yat-Sen University‚ China)


  • Corruption and Anti-Corruption Study
  • Public Budgeting and Finance Management
  • Environmental Leadership


Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters:

Wong W. & Xiao H.Y. (2018) Twenty Years of Hong Kong and Macao under Chinese Rule: Their Absorption under “One Country, Two Systems”. Public Money & Management. (SSCI-listed)

Xiao H.Y. & Gong T. (2018) Extravagant Position-Related Consumption in the Chinese Local Governments: The Perspective of Organizational Isomorphism (Chinese). Fudan Politics Review, pp 25-52.

Gong T. Yang L.T.Q. & Xiao H.Y. (2018). What is successful anti-corruption policy? Integrity Research (Chinese).

Gong T. Xiao H.Y. & Yang L.T.Q. (2018) Socially-embedded integrity management—Hong Kong’s experience and implications. Fudan Public Administration Review.

Gong T. Xiao H.Y., and Yang L.T.Q. (2018). Learning from Hong Kong: Seeking socially-embedded anti-corruption in mainland China. The Paper. Available at: