Xu Yi-chong is a professor in the Centre for Governance and Public Policy and the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University, Australia. Her research expertise is in the areas of energy security; international organisations; nuclear policy in China and elsewhere. She has a PhD from the University of Alberta, Canada.
Xu Yi-chong is the author of The Sinews of Power (2017, OUP), The Politics of Nuclear Energy in China (2010); Electricity Reform in China, India and Russia (2004); Powering China (2002); co-author of The Working World of International Organisations (with P. Weller, forthcoming, OUP); Inside the World Bank (with P. Weller 2009) and The Governance of World Trade, (with P. Weller 2004); and editor of The Politics of International Organisations (with P. Weller 2015), The Political Economy of State-owned Enterprises in China and India (2012) and Nuclear Energy Development in Asia (2011) and co-editor (with G. Bahgat) The Political Economy of Sovereign Wealth Funds (2010). All the projects were supported by research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Australian Research Council (ARC).