Dr Xue (Sophia) BAI is a Postdoctoral Fellow at China International Business & Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre, Faculty of Law and Justice, University of New South Wales. Her research explores different government restraints on competition, with a particular focus on how state-owned enterprises (SOEs) interact with competition law and policy. Other research areas include the interaction between sustainability and competition law, the application of competition law in the digital market, competitive neutrality policy, and competition impact assessment. She has published widely in the field, including ‘Competitive Neutrality: OECD Recommendations and the Australian Experience’ (2023) 19(2) Journal of Competition Law & Economics with Rhonda L Smith and Deborah Healey and ‘Building A Market Economy Through WTO-Inspired Reform of State-Owned Enterprises in China’ (2019) 68(4) International and Comparative Law Quarterly, with Weihuan Zhou and Henry Gao and few peer-review journal articles.
Xue Bai was awarded the Concurrences Ph.D. Award in Law 2022, for her thesis Reform of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises - What China Can Learn from the Practice of Competitive Neutrality Policy in Australia.