Chun Yang is professor at the department of geography of Hong Kong Baptist University and holds a Ph.D. from University of Hong Kong. She was visiting scholar at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at the Harvard University and the University of Utah. She sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Economic Geography and is associate editor/co-editor of Regional Studies, Regional Science as well as Bandung: Journal of the Global South. Her research interests include urban and regional development, global production networks and transnational corporations, industrial clusters and foreign direct investment, regional innovation systems and indigenous innovation, cross-border regions and geopolitics of regional governance (e.g. Hong Kong-Pearl River Delta region), and economic development in China and Southeast Asia. She has published widely in peer-reviewed journals, in particular on global production networks and local cluster building processes, innovation systems, technological change and restructuring in China and Southeast Asia.