Erik BAARK 寶克
PhD Lund University, 1986
Professor Emeritus

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Prof. Erik Baark is Professor Emeritus at the Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and Associate at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. He received a PhD at the University of Lund (1986) and a Dr.phil. degree at the University of Copenhagen (1998). His primary research interests are related to innovation systems and science and technology policy in China and other East Asian countries. His research on China includes analysis of information systems, high technology entrepreneurship, and environmental issues during recent policy reforms. He has also published extensively on innovation in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta.
He has numerous publications, including Innovation and China's Global Emergence (National University of Singapore Press, Forthcoming) and Lightning Wires: Telegraphs and China's Technological Modernization 1860-1890 (Greenwood Press, 1997). He has also published articles in leading international area studies journals, such as The China Quarterly and innovation research journals, such as Research Policy and the International Journal of Technology Management. 
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Research Interests
  • National Innovation Systems in Asia and Europe
  • Climate Change Policies
  • Hong Kong Innovation System and Policy
  • Green Innovation and Policy
Representative Publications
Forthcoming / Work In Progress

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