His research has focused on Asian development, in particular China, and includes analysis of innovation policies, high technology entrepreneurship, environmental and climate change issues, and the digital economy. He has published many papers on innovation in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta which include Innovation and China's Global Emergence (National University of Singapore Press, 2021), Lightning Wires: Telegraphs and China's Technological Modernization, 1860-1890 (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1997) as well as articles in leading international area studies journals, such as The China Quarterly and in innovation research journals, namely Research Policy and the International Journal of Technology Management.
Baark, Erik, Bert Hofman, and Jiwei Qian, eds. (2021). Innovation and China’s Global Emergence. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press.Read More
Baark, Erik (2020). “Basic Research and National Goals: The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology in an Emerging Innovation System.” Journal of Asian Development Studies 9 (4): 19–37. http://poverty.com.pk//uploads/JADS%209-4%20Page%2019-37.pdf.Read More
Baark, Erik (2019). “Market-based Climate Policy in China? The Case of Emissions Trading Systems.” East Asian Policy 11 (4): 42–55. https://doi.org/10.1142/S1793930519000369.Read More
Baark, Erik (2007). “Knowledge and Innovation in China: Historical Legacies and Institutional Reform.” Asia Pacific Business Review 13 (3): 337–356. https://doi.org/10.1080/13602380701291917.Read More