Wu Wenbing

      WU WENBING 吳文兵

      PhD Student (Admitted in 2019 – 2020)
      Field Area: Economic history and political economy


      Wenbing is a Ph.D. candidate at the HKIHSS, The University of Hong Kong. Before entering into the Ph.D. program, he completed an MPhil degree in social sciences at the Division of Social Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in sociology at Shanghai University and Tsinghua University. His research focuses on economic history and political economy. He is currently working on a thesis project about institution and development in historical China.


      G07, May Hall, The University of Hong Kong
      Tel: (852) 3917-5907

      Research Interests

      Economic history and political economy

      Thesis Project

      Essays on institution and development in historical China

      Thesis Supervisors
      Selected Publications

      Wenbing Wu. 2018. A Social History Research of Gift in S village from 1949 to 1978 (S村禮物交換的社會史考察, 1949 – 1978). Selected Sociological Master Theses from Peking University, Tsinghua University and Renmin University in 2017 (北大清華人大社會學碩士論文選編-2017). China Development Press (中國發展出版社).

      Lu Zheng, Wenbing Wu, Tianren Ge and Chong Zhang. 2018. Big Data Analysis of Social Attention of News from Social, Time, and Spatial Dimensions (社會關注度的新聞大數據分析——社會、時間與空間的維度). Zhejiang Academic Journal (2) (浙江學刊).