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Associate Professor
School of Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Jue Wang is an Associate Professor in Public Policy at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She received her Ph.D. from the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta USA.  Jue Wang’s research interests lie in the field of science and innovation policy, particularly government-university-industry interaction, knowledge production, technology commercialization and entrepreneurial activities. As a principal investigator, she has been leading projects funded by National Research Foundation and Ministry of Education in Singapore to examine university-industry collaboration, academic entrepreneurship, the mobility of international talents and its contribution to knowledge circulation. She previously was part of the OECD expert group reviewing China’s national innovation system, and the country correspondent for European Commission’s Erawatch and ProInno Trendchart projects on China’s research and innovation policies. Her research has been published in Nature, Research Policy, Science and Public Policy, Small Business Economics, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, PLOS One, Journal of Informetrics, Scientometrics etc.

Research Statement

I am interested in science and innovation policy, particularly government-university-industry interaction, knowledge production, the profiling of emerging technology, commercialization and entrepreneurial activities.

Research One-liner

Research on human, economic, and institutional factors contributing to technology development.


Jue Wang (2018), “Innovation and government intervention: A comparison of Singapore and Hong Kong”. Research Policy 47(2): 399-412.

Jue Wang, Rosalie Hooi, Andrew Li and Meng-Hsuan Chou (2019), “Collaboration patterns of mobile academics: the impact of international mobility”. Science and Public Policy 46(3): 450-462.

Jue Wang and Rosalie Hooi (2019), “The moderation effect of workplace experience on innovation motivation: a study of STEM faculty in Singapore”. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 31(7): 862-874.

Latest Projects

Mobility and collaboration pattern of scientists

Innovation dynamics in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shenzhen

Profiling AI as an emerging technology

Other affiliation(s)

Deputy Director, Nanyang Centre for Public Administration (NCPA)

Head for Public Policy and Global Affairs, School of Humanities, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Expert Areas
bibliometric analysis, empirical research, survey study

Research Interests
Entrepreneurship, science and innovation policy, technology profiling

Research Category
Accounting, Business & Management
Research Sub-category
Business and Management
NISTH Assigned Topic Groupings
Responsible AI/Tech
Affiliated Sustainable Development Goals
GOAL 8: DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH – Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs.
GOAL 9: INDUSTRY, INNOVATION, AND INFRASTRUCTURE – Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.
Last Updated
13 Apr 2020
Last Updated
13 Sep 2020