Relevant books and book chapters

  1. Miao, J. T., Benneworth, P. and Phelps, N. A. (2015) ‘Making 21st Century Knowledge Complexes: Technopoles of the World 20 years after’, London: Routledge.
  2. Maclennan, D.; Miao, J. T.; Christie, L.; Long J. (2021) ‘Raising productivity and housing the economy’, in McCann, P. and Vorley, T. (ed.) Productivity and the Pandemic: Challenges and Insights from Covid-19, cha 14, pp.191-204. Cheltenham UK and Northampton US: Edward Elgar
  3. Miao, J. T. (2020): ‘Building the Future City of Glasgow: An Evolutionary Perspective,’ In Hyung Min Kim et al (eds.) Smart Cities for Technological and Social Innovation. Cha14. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  4. Kim, HM, Miao, JT & Phelps, NA (2020), ‘International urban development leadership: Singapore, China and South Korea compared’ in Se Hoon Park, Hyun Bang Shin, Hyun Soo Kang (ed.), Exporting Urban Korea? Reconsidering the Korean Urban Development Experience, Cha12, pp. 121–134, Routledge, Abingdon.
  5. Maclennan, D., Miao, J. T. & Moran, C. (2016) ‘Fully Smart Cities, Knowledge and Learning’, in Orr, K. et al. (eds.) Knowledge and Practice in Business and Organisations. Cha 15, pp201-211. Abingdon: Routledge.
  6. Miao, J. T. (2013) ‘Technopoles of the World’, in Tewdwr-Jones, M., Phelps, N. A., and Freestone, R. (eds.) The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning. Cha15, pp.188-203. Abingdon: Routledge.
  7. Miao, J. T.  ‘Planning the Smart City,’ Cham: Palgrave Macmillan (single authored book; scheduled to be published in 2023)
  8. Miao, J. T. & Yigitcanlar T. ‘Routledge Companion of Creativity and the Built Environment,’ London: Routledge (lead-editor; scheduled to be published in 2023)

Relevant journal papers

  1. Miao, J. T. & Phelps, N. A. ‘Urban Sprawl as Policy Sprawl: Distinguishing Chinese Capitalism’s Suburban Spatial Fix’. Annals of the Association of American Geographers
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  2. Miao, J. T. ‘Understanding the soft power of China’s Belt and Road initiative through a Discourse Analysis in Europe’. Regional Studies and Regional Science [View PDF]
  3. Phelps N. A., Miao, J. T., Zhang, X. (2021) ‘Polycentric urbanization as enclave urbanization: a research agenda with illustrations from the Yangtze River Delta Region (YRDR), China’. Territory, Politics, Governance
  4. Miao, J. T (2020) ‘Getting creative with housing? Case studies of Paintworks, Bristol and Baltic Triangle, Liverpool’. European Planning Studies,29(6) 1050-1070,
  5. Miao, J. T. (2020) ‘Definition and typologies of local innovation systems: a case study of Optics Valley in central China’. Area Development and Policy,5(2) 212-232
  6. Phelps N. A., Miao, J. T. (2020) ‘Varieties of urban entrepreneurialism’, Dialogues in Human Geography 10(3), 304-321
  7. Phelps N. A., Miao, J. T. (2020) ‘The entrepreneurial lie of the land’, Dialogues in Human Geography 10(3), 341-344
  8. Miao, J. T (2019) ‘Planning Particularities: Reinterpreting Urban Planning in China with the Case of Chengdu’. Planning Theory and Practice 20(4), 512-536
  9. Miao, J. T. & N. A. Phelps (2019) ‘The Intrapreneurial State: Singapore’s Emergence in the Smart and Sustainable Urban Solutions Field’. Territory, Politics, Governance 7(3),316-335
  10. Miao, J. T. & N. A. Phelps (2019) ‘Featured town’ fever: The anatomy of a concept and its elevation to national policy in China’, Habitat International 87, 44-53
  11. Miao, J. T. & Maclennan D. (2019) ‘The rhetoric–reality gap of cities’ success: learning from the practice of Scottish cities’. Regional Studies,53(12) 1761-1771
  12. D. Valler; N. A. Phelps; Miao, J. T.; Paul Benneworth; Franziska Eckardt (2019) ‘Science Spaces as Ethnoscapes: Identity, Perception and the Production of Locality’, Urban Science 3(1), 17 [view PDF]
  13. Miao, J. T. (2018) ‘Knowledge Economy Challenges for Post-Developmental State: Tsukuba Science City as In-Between Place’. Town Planning Review 89(1), 61-84
  14. Miao, J. T. (2018) ‘Parallelism and evolution in transnational policy transfer networks: the case of Sino-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP)’. Regional Studies 52(9), 1191-1200
  15. Miao, J. T. (2016) ‘Housing the Knowledge Economy in China: An Examination of Housing Provision in Support of Science Parks’. Urban Studies, 54(6) 1426-1445

Relevant policy reports and working papers

  1. MacLennan, D.; Christie, L. and Miao, J. T. (2020) ‘Raising Productivity, Housing the Economy’, a Pioneer Project Report for the Productivity Insights Network (funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council). [view PDF]
  2. Miao, J. T. (2019) ‘Housing the Creative Sector: A comparative study of Paintworks, Bristol and Baltic Triangle, Liverpool’, Funded report for the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (ESRC, AHRC and Joseph Rowntree Foundation Joint Research Centre of Excellence). [view PDF]
  3. Miao, J. T. (2019) ‘The evolution of smart city: case studies of Barcelona, Spain and Helsinki, Finland’. Report funded by the Taiwan Urban Development Institute. [View PDF]
  4. Maclennan, D & Miao, J. T. (2017), ‘Transformative transfers: growing capacities in UK social housing’. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Report No. 276: Melbourne. [view PDF]
  5. Miao, J. T. (2013) ‘Review of cities’success: reflection on cities performances and competitiveness in Scotland’, funded by the Scottish Cities Alliance (SCA). [View PDF]

Direct Project Outputs

1. Planning Logic Chain Preliminary Analysis: Monash

2. Planning Logic Chain Preliminary Analysis: Zhangjiang

3. Planning Logic Chain Preliminary Analysis: Boston