Miguel Hidalgo


BA International Relations
MA Public Policy and Management
PhD International Studies (China Research Center)
I am part of the Section of Political Economy in the Department of China Studies.
My research focuses on urban and economic development of the Sichuan-Chongqing region.
  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D. , University of Technology, Sydney (Australia), - 2016
    • M.A. , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China - 2011
    • B.A. , ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico - 2006
  • Experience

    • Korea Foundation E-School Program in Asia Studies for Latin America Lecturer Module: ‘The Asian Cities: Urban Development in Korea and South-East Asia’ Mexico August 2016 – December 2016
    • Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University Department of China Studies Lecturer. March 2017-Currently
  • Research interests

    • Sichuan-Chongqing region
    • Development of tertiary economic sector in Chinese cities.
    • Urban geography, urban economy and political economy of contemporary China
  • Articles

    • Martinez, Miguel Angel Hidalgo. 2021. 'Territorial Change, Urbanization and Development of Football Clubs in China'. Territory, Politics, Governance . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21622671.2021.1969265
    • Martinez, Hidalgo Miguel. 2016. ‘Shanghai and Chongqing: Provincial-level Cities as State Territorial Strategies in the Chinese Economy’, Mundo Asia Pacifico. Vol. 5 (8), Pp. 6 – 19
    • Martinez, Miguel & Cartier, Carolyn 2017 'City as province in China: the territorial urbanization of Chongqing', Eurasian Geography and Economics, vol. 58, no. 2, p. 201-230
    • Martinez, Hidalgo Miguel. 2018. ‘National Level New Areas and Urban Districts: Centralization of Territorial Power Relations in China’. Chinese Political Science Review. Vol. 3 (2), Pp. 195-210
  • Chapters, cases, readings and supplements

    • Martinez, Miguel Hidalgo. 2019. ‘墨西哥城与上海的土地改革及政府治理’ in Xulio Rios (Editor) 伊比利亚美洲研究 (2016-2017). 中国社会科学出版社. 北京, 中国. Pp. 76-83 ISBN 978-7-5203-4802-7
  • Conference presentations

    • ‘Financial Crisis and Adaptation: the Financial System of Reform Era China’ Latin-American Association of Asian and African Studies Monterrey, Mexico October, 2016
    • ‘Wansheng District and Qijiang County: Territorial Reforms in Chongqing Province-Level City’ Jiangnan Research Group. Fudan University Shanghai, China May, 2017
    • ‘Liangjiang New Area in Chongqing City as Territorial Strategy: State-Owned Enterprises and Fiscal Regime in Urban China’ Regional Studies Association Annual Conference Lugano, Switzerland June, 2018
    • ‘The ‘Territoriality’ of Three Mega-City Regions in Western China: Comparative Administrative Restructuring and Economic Emergence of Chongqing, Xi’an and Lanzhou’ Regional Studies Association Australasia Conference 2019 Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand February 2019
    • ‘The Importance of Borders in the Chinese Economy: Wansheng District and Qijiang County, Territorial Reforms in Chongqing City’ Regional Studies Association Annual Conference Santiago de Compostela, Galicia June, 2019
    • ‘Urban Governance in China: Districts, Capital Investments and Fiscal Revenues in Chongqing City’ Conference China in the World University of Sofia Sofia, Bulgaria December, 2019
  • Courses taught

    • CCS309 China: International Trade
    • CCS108 Doing Business in China
  • Telephone

    +86 (0)512
  • Email

  • Address

    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park