Gregory Chin

Department of Political Science

Associate Professor

Office: Ross Building, S630
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 88830
Emailgtchin@yorku.ca

Gregory Chin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, and Faculty of Graduate Studies at York University (Canada). His principal research interests are in the areas of international and comparative political economy with a focus on China, Asia, the BRICS, international money, finance, and global governance. His research on China and Asia started in the early 1990s, spans three decades, and covers various aspects of their modernization and integration into the world economy. He is cross-appointed with the Graduate Program in Development Studies, and the East Asian Studies Program.

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Dr. Chin is a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Institute at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. With FPI/SAIS, he is co-directing the “Emerging Global Governance” (EGG) Project with FPI Executive Director Carla Freeman, a joint initiative with the journal Global Policy.

He is a Faculty Associate of the York Centre for Asian Research.

He is a member of the advisory and editorial boards of the journals Review of International Political Economy and Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, and an editorial board member of the China and International Organization Books Series, jointly published by Fudan University (Shanghai) and Shanghai People's Publishing House (Series Editor, Professor Su Changhe), and of other book series. He was one of the editors of Review of International Political Economy from 2012-2015.

He was a member of the SSHRC-funded multi-year project on the "Political Economy of China's Currency Choices" (2010-2013). (with Paul Bowles [PI] and Wang Baotai at University of Northern British Columbia)

He was involved in research projects on currency internationalization and regional financial cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (Manila), Asian Development Bank Institute (Tokyo), and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKIMR).

He was the inaugural China Research Chair at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) from December 2010-March 2013. During a sabbatical leave (2011-12), he established CIGI's Global Development Program (2011-2012), as the founding Director - which ranked consistently on the U Penn "Global Go-To Think Tank Rankings". He was a CIGI Senior Fellow from 2007-2012.

He has held visiting fellowships at Peking University (1997-1998, Canada-China Exchange Scholarship), The University of Cambridge (Darwin College & the Department of Politics and International Studies, April-May 2010), The University of Sheffield (Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, June-July 2014), and Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China (at the Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social Sciences, June 2016).

He has recently reviewed grant proposals for The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK), the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, and The Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.

He has recently reviewed article submissions for The China Journal, European Journal of International Relations, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, International Studies Review, The Journal of Development Studies , Review of International Studies, World Development, World Politics.

He has recently reviewed book manuscripts for Cambridge University Press, Harvard University Press, Oxford University Press, and University of Toronto Press.

Prior to joining York University in 2006, he was First Secretary (Development) in the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, and to Mongolia from 2003 to 2006, and to North Korea from 2004-2006. He designed and managed Canada's foreign aid to the People's Republic of China, and to North Korea (the latter via the special agenices of the United Nations), and he liaised with other government representatives, the major multilateral organizations, and private international foundations and donors.

From 2000 to 2003, he served in Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and the Canadian International Development Agency. He was a member of the Government of Canada's Interdepartmental China Assessment Group, chaired by The Privy Council Office, International Affairs Secretariat (2001-2003). He received the "Citation of Excellence" from the Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chrétien for work on the 2001 Team Canada Mission to China (Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong). He was on the Embassy core team for Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin's official visit to China in January 2005.


Key Projects & Grants

BRICS, Asia and International Monetary Reform, 2011-2013, INET-CIGI Research Grant, CAD$212,000

Political Economy of China's Currency Choices, 2010-2013, SSHRC Grant, CAD$79,304

Emerging Donors Project, 2011-2013, Ontario Research Fund-CIGI Research Grant, CAD$85,000

Rising Powers in the Shadow of Crisis: A New Global Governance, 2010, ESRC Grant (UK), £48,584.66 (Chatham House as principal)

Ethics in Government - China Policy Options Project, 2008-2011, Canadian International Development Agency, CAD$300,000

BRICS as Development Donors, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, research and workshop grants from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) totalling CAD$52,709.

Degrees

PhD (Political Science), York University, Canada


Community Contributions

Recent Keynote Lectures or Invited Presentations

* Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, "Think Forum - The Future of Global Governance", Washington DC, September 28, 2017

* Boston University, Pardee School, "Beyond Betton Woods" workshop, Boston, September 15, 2017

* International Studies Association, International Conference, Hong Kong, June 2017

* The University of British Columbia, "Making an International Currency: Renminbi Internationalization", April 27, 2017

* Princeton University, PIIRS Research Community on Empires and the Princeton-Harvard China & the World Program, Panel on "China's Expansionism - New Informal Empire?, April 17, 2017

* ISA Presidential Theme Panel on "Making Change Peaceful: Exploring Mechanisms", Baltimore, February 2017

* Export Development Canada and Conference Board of Canada, "Canada's Renminbi Hub", Ottawa, November 2, 2016

* Department of Finance Canada, "Green Finance: China as Global Financial Innovator", Ottawa, October 31, 2016

* Carleton University, SSHRC-funded Workshop on "Canada and China in the Pacific Century", Ottawa, October 28, 2016

* University of California Berkeley, "Shaping a New Political-Economic Order in the Asia-Pacific", October 21, 2016

* Boston University, UNCTAD-GEGI Workshop on Development Finance Institutions of the South, October 12, 2016

* New Development Bank (NDB), Shanghai, May 31, 2016

* Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS), Shanghai, May 30, 2016

* Shanghai Forum, hosted at Fudan University, Shanghai, China, May 29, 2016

* The Tobin Project, "Reassessing Threat Assessment", Washington, DC, May 2016

* Boston University, Pardee School of Global Studies, "China's Rising Economic Statecraft - Development Finance in Perspective", April 1, 2016

* Global Affairs Canada, "China in Africa", Ottawa, November 5, 2015

* Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Foreign Policy Institute, Washington, DC, October 16, 2015

* Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Copenhagen, Denmark, October 6, 2015

* Danmarks Nationalbank, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 5, 2015

* Cornell University, Presentation on The Political Economy of Renminbi Internationalization, February 2014

* Brown University, Presentation on China as a Rising Foreign Aid Donor, November 2013

* Peking University, School of International Studies, and UNU-WIDER, Workshop on Transational Policy Networks, Asia and Europe, September 2012

* University of Southern California, "Presentation on Trans-Pacific Options for Global Rebalancing", April 2011

* University of Cambridge, Presentation on "Regionalization of the Renminbi", May 2010

* Princeton University, Workshop on Rising States, Rising Institutions, August 2008


Research Interests

International political economy, comparative political economy, China's monetary and financial affairs, industrial policy, Asian regionalism, BRICS, rising powers, global governance, global development, economic statecraft

Selected Publications

"China's Rising Monetary Power", in Eric Helleiner and Jonathan Kirshner (eds.), The Great Wall of Money: Power and Politics in China's International Monetary Relations (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014)

"The BRICS-Led Development Bank: Purpose and Politics Beyond the G20", Global Policy, 5(3), September 2014.

"China's Challenge in Africa", YaleGlobal Yale University, The MacMillan Center for International & Area Studies, July 2014
(Reposted on the Future of Learning Institute, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Learning Hub)

"Understanding Currency Policy and Central Banking in China", The Journal of Asian Studies, 72(3), August 2013.

"China, Regional Institution-Building and the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area", Review of International Political Economy, 18(3), August 2011. (coauthored with Richard Stubbs)

"Between Innovation and Preservation: Remaking China's Leadership Training System", The China Quarterly, 205, March 2011.

Selected Publications

"China's Rising Monetary Power", in Eric Helleiner and Jonathan Kirshner (eds.), The Great Wall of Money: Power and Politics in China's International Monetary Relations (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014)

"The BRICS-Led Development Bank: Purpose and Politics Beyond the G20", Global Policy, 5(3), September 2014.

"China's Challenge in Africa", YaleGlobal Yale University, The MacMillan Center for International & Area Studies, July 2014
(Reposted on the Future of Learning Institute, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Learning Hub)

"Understanding Currency Policy and Central Banking in China", The Journal of Asian Studies, 72(3), August 2013.

"China, Regional Institution-Building and the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area", Review of International Political Economy, 18(3), August 2011. (coauthored with Richard Stubbs)

"Between Innovation and Preservation: Remaking China's Leadership Training System", The China Quarterly, 205, March 2011.

All Publications

Books

The Political Economy of Renminbi Internationalization (in process)

International Political Economy in China: The Global Conversation. Routledge, 2015 (co-edited with Margaret M. Pearson and Wang Yong)

JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE (GUEST EDITOR)
"International Political Economy in China", Review of International Political Economy, 20(6), 2013 (co-edited with Margaret Pearson)

JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE (GUEST EDITOR)
"Rising States, Rising Donors - BRICS and Beyond", Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 25(4), December 2012

China’s Automotive Modernization: The Party-State and Multinational Corporations. Palgrave Macmillan, International Political Economy Series, 2010.

Book Chapters

"China's South-South Finance: Three Faces and a Future Research Agenda", in Ka Zeng (ed.), Handbook on China and International Political Economy (Edward Elgar, forthcoming)

"True Revisionist: China and the Global Monetary System", in Jacques deLisle and Avery Goldstein (eds.), China's Global Engagement: Cooperation, Conflict, and Influence in the 21st Century (Brookings Institution Press, 2017).

"The Evolution of Government-MNC Relations in China", in Zhang Xiaoke and Zhu Tianbiao (eds.), Business, Government and Economic Institutions in China (Springer, forthcoming 2017)

"The World Bank and China: The Long Decade of Realignment", in Carla Freeman (ed.), Research Handbook on China and Developing Countries (Edward Elgar, 2015).

"The State of the Art: Trends in the Study of the BRICS and Multilateral Organizations", in Dries Lesage and Thijs Van de Graff (eds.) Rising Powers and Multilateral Institutions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

"China's Rising Monetary Power", in Eric Helleiner and Jonathan Kirshner (eds.), The Great Wall of Money: Power and Politics in China's International Monetary Relations (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014)

"Asian Regionalism after the Global Financial Crisis", in Giovanni Capannelli and Masahiro Kawai (eds.), The Political Economy of Asian Regionalism (New York & London: Springer/Series of the Asian Development Bank, 2014).

"Consultative Forums: State Power and Multilateral Institutions", in B. Currie-Adler, R. Kanbur, D. Malone and R. Medhora (eds.), International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). (coauthored with Jorge Heine)

"The Economic Diplomacy of the Rising Powers", in A. Cooper, J. Heine and R. Thakur (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

"Mediating Financial Instability: China, the BRICs and Continuing Rise", in Paolo Savona, John Kirton and Chiara Oldani (eds.) Global Financial Crisis: Global Impact and Solutions (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011).

"China's Rising Institutional Influence" in A. Alexandroff and A. Cooper (eds.), Rising States, Rising Institutions: Challenges for Global Governance. (Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2010)

"Reforming the WTO: China, The Doha Round, and Beyond", in Amrita Narlikar and Brendan Vickers (eds.), Leadership and Change in the Multilateral Trading System (Leiden: Brill/Martinus Nijhoff Academic Publishers, 2009).

"China's G8 Engagement: Complex Interests and Multiple Identity in Global Governance" in Andrew F. Cooper and Agata Antkiewicz (eds.), Emerging Powers in Global Governance: Lessons from the Heiligendamm Process (Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2008). Chinese translation published by Shanghai People's Publishing House and Shanghai International Studies University.

“The Politics of China’s Western Development Initiative”, in Lu Ding and William A.W. Neilson (eds.) China’s West Region Development: Domestic Strategies and Global Implications (Singapore: World Scientific Press, 2004).

Journal Articles

"What is Next?... for World Order and Global Governance", Global Policy, November 2016 (coauthored with Carla Freeman)

"Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Governance Innovation and Prospects", Global Governance, 22(1), 2016, pp.11-26.

"China's Presidency of the G20 Hangzhou: On Global Leadership and Strategy", Global Summitry, 2016 (coauthored with Hugo Dobson)

"Brazil in Regional and Global Governance: Foreign Policy, Leadership, and UNASUR", International Organisations Research Journal, 11(2), 2016, pp.71-96. (coauthored with Ismael Diaz)

"China's Bold Economic Statecraft", Current History, 114(773), September 2015

"The BRICS-Led Development Bank: Purpose and Politics Beyond the G20", Global Policy, 5(3), September 2014.

"Understanding Currency Policy and Central Banking in China", The Journal of Asian Studies, 72(3), August 2013.

"Creating Space for China's Rise: Reshaping the Bretton Woods System" [Chinese], Fudan (University) International Studies Review (published by Shanghai People's Publishing House), Volume 13, 2013. ISBN 978-7-208-11954-3/D·2406 (coauthored with Karl Yan)
Special Issue on International System Change and New Great Power Relations (edited by Zhang Jianxin).

"Turning Point: International Money and Finance in Chinese IPE", Review of International Political Economy, 20(6), December 2013. (coauthored with Wang Xin)

"Introduction: IPE with China's Characteristics", Review of International Political Economy, 20(6), December 2013. (coauthored with Margaret Pearson and Wang Yong)

"China as a 'Net Donor': Tracking Dollars and Sense", Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 25(4), December 2012.

"Two-Way Socialization: China, the World Bank and Hegemonic Weakening", The Brown Journal of World Affairs, 19(1), Fall-Winter 2012

"Introduction: Rising States, Rising Donors and the Global Aid Regime", Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 25(4), December 2012 (coauthored with Fahimul Quadir)

"Realigning Global Governance: Regionalism in China's Financial Rise", Harvard Asia Quarterly, May 2011.

"China, Regional Institution-Building and the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area", Review of International Political Economy, 18(3), August 2011. (coauthored with Richard Stubbs)

"Between Innovation and Preservation: Remaking China's Leadership Training System", The China Quarterly, 205, March 2011.

"The Emerging Countries and China in the G20: Reshaping Global Economic Governance", Studia Diplomatica (The Brussels Journal of International Relations), November 2010.

"Will China Change the Rules of Global Order?", The Washington Quarterly, October 2010 (coauthored with Ramesh Thakur).

"Remaking the Architecture: The Emerging Powers, Self-Insuring and Regional Insulation", International Affairs 86(3), May 2010.

"Debating the International Currency System", China Security 6:1, 2010 (coauthored with Wang Yong).

"Emerging Donors in International Development Assistance: The Case of China", International Organizations Research Journal [Russian, translated by Y. Zaytsev, ed. by V. Nagornov], 5(2), November 2010, pp.142-58 (with B. M. Frolic)

"Shifting Purpose: Asia's Economic Rise and Canada's Foreign Aid Response", International Journal 64(4) Autumn 2009.

"Emerging Powers and Africa: Implications for/from Global Governance", Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 36(1), April 2009. (coauthored with Timothy Shaw and Andrew Cooper)

China as a Creditor: A Rising Financial Power?", Journal of International Affairs (Columbia University), Fall 2008, pp.87-102 (coauthored with Eric Helleiner).

“China's Rural Land Reforms and Its Impacts” (Chinese), Academia: Special Issue on Rural Affairs and Development (published by People’s University Press), 1(1), 2006.

“Securing a Rural Land Market: The Determinants of Institutional Change in China’s Agricultural Sector”, Asian Perspective 29(4), 2005.

Conference Papers

"Renminbi internationalization, China's distinct policymaking: From local experimentation to international diffusion", presented at ISA, New Orleans, March 2015

"The State of the Art on rising powers and multilateral reform" (keynote), the 6th Annual WIRE (Workshop on International Relations), September 2013, cohosted by Ghent University, Free University of Brussels, and University Saint-Louis Brussels

"Conceptualizing China's rising international monetary power", workshop on the Politics of China's International Monetary Relations, 17 November 2012, Cornell University

"Transnational policy networks in Asia: The case of AMRO", workshop of the UNU-CRIS on Transnational Policy Networks, Asia and Europe, September 2012, Peking University

"Global financial rebalancing: Trans-Pacific options", conference on "Redefining the Pacific", 8 April 2011, University of Southern California

"China and global governance", 7th US-EU Dialogue on China, Paris, France, November 2011, co-hosted by Asia Centre at Science Po and the China Policy Program of the Sigur Center at George Washington University

"China and international monetary reform", conference on Global Governance Reform, October 2011, hosted by the Center of Global Governance at Renmin University China, Beijing

"China's Party-led financial supervision", workshop on the evolution of the Chinese Communist Party, March 2010, Boston University

"China watching: exceptionalism and dual status in global development", Beijing Forum 2010: Collection of Papers, November 2010

"China as a rising financial power", workshop on Rising Powers, 26 August 2008, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at Princeton University

"Internationalizing the Chinese Communist Party", workshop on Globalization and the State, 20 May 2008, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

Research Reports

"Globalizing the RMB?: Beijing Appoints Three New Clearing Banks in London, Frankfurt and Seoul", Asia Pathways - Asian Development Bank Institute, 29 July 2014.

"Synthesis Report: The Security Dimensions of an Influential China", (Government of Canada, March 2013)

"How Cohesive are the BRICS?", Centre Asia Memo (report on debate with Gregory Chin), Paris, 10 April 2012 (by David Peneau, published in French and English).

"Emerging Donors in International Development Assistance: The China Case", IDRC Research Report, International Development Research Center, December 2007 (with B. Michael Frolic)

Policy Papers

"China's Challenge in Africa", YaleGlobal Yale University, The MacMillan Center for International & Area Studies, July 2014
(Reposted on the Future of Learning Institute, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Learning Hub)

"Why the People's Bank of China is Stronger than You Think", East Asia Forum (East Asian Bureau of Economic Research, Australia National University), November 2013

"Currency Internationalization in Asia", East Asia Forum (East Asian Bureau of Economic Research, Australia), January 2013. Republished in Chinese, in Global Studies Journal (published by The Global Studies Institute, Hong Kong), Issue 10, 2013.

"Assessing China's Global Impact - Implications for Canada & Response Options", (Government of Canada, March 2012)

"Managing Aid Transition: Exit Strategy, Graduation or Status Quo", Au Courant (Canadian International Development Agency, Policy Research Division), Issue 4, September 2012

"Responding to the Global Financial Crisis: The Evolution of Asian Regionalism and Economic Globalization", ADBI Working Paper No.343, published by Asian Development Bank Institute, January 2012

"The Impact of the Rising Powers on Global Economic Governance" (Spanish), Anuario Asia-Pacifico [Asia Pacific Yearbook] 2010-2011 Edition, published by Real Instituto Elcano, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs & Casa Asia (Spain).

"China Debates the Dollar System and Beyond", in Beyond the Dollar: Rethinking the International Dollar System, Chatham House Report, March 2010. (coauthored with Wang Yong)

"Calling China's Bluff", in foreignpolicy.com, January 2009 (coauthored with Eric Helleiner)


Gregory Chin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, and Faculty of Graduate Studies at York University (Canada). His principal research interests are in the areas of international and comparative political economy with a focus on China, Asia, the BRICS, international money, finance, and global governance. His research on China and Asia started in the early 1990s, spans three decades, and covers various aspects of their modernization and integration into the world economy. He is cross-appointed with the Graduate Program in Development Studies, and the East Asian Studies Program.


Dr. Chin is a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Institute at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. With FPI/SAIS, he is co-directing the “Emerging Global Governance” (EGG) Project with FPI Executive Director Carla Freeman, a joint initiative with the journal Global Policy.

He is a Faculty Associate of the York Centre for Asian Research.

He is a member of the advisory and editorial boards of the journals Review of International Political Economy and Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations, and an editorial board member of the China and International Organization Books Series, jointly published by Fudan University (Shanghai) and Shanghai People's Publishing House (Series Editor, Professor Su Changhe), and of other book series. He was one of the editors of Review of International Political Economy from 2012-2015.

He was a member of the SSHRC-funded multi-year project on the "Political Economy of China's Currency Choices" (2010-2013). (with Paul Bowles [PI] and Wang Baotai at University of Northern British Columbia)

He was involved in research projects on currency internationalization and regional financial cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (Manila), Asian Development Bank Institute (Tokyo), and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKIMR).

He was the inaugural China Research Chair at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) from December 2010-March 2013. During a sabbatical leave (2011-12), he established CIGI's Global Development Program (2011-2012), as the founding Director - which ranked consistently on the U Penn "Global Go-To Think Tank Rankings". He was a CIGI Senior Fellow from 2007-2012.

He has held visiting fellowships at Peking University (1997-1998, Canada-China Exchange Scholarship), The University of Cambridge (Darwin College & the Department of Politics and International Studies, April-May 2010), The University of Sheffield (Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, June-July 2014), and Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China (at the Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social Sciences, June 2016).

He has recently reviewed grant proposals for The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK), the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, and The Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.

He has recently reviewed article submissions for The China Journal, European Journal of International Relations, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, International Studies Review, The Journal of Development Studies , Review of International Studies, World Development, World Politics.

He has recently reviewed book manuscripts for Cambridge University Press, Harvard University Press, Oxford University Press, and University of Toronto Press.

Prior to joining York University in 2006, he was First Secretary (Development) in the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, and to Mongolia from 2003 to 2006, and to North Korea from 2004-2006. He designed and managed Canada's foreign aid to the People's Republic of China, and to North Korea (the latter via the special agenices of the United Nations), and he liaised with other government representatives, the major multilateral organizations, and private international foundations and donors.

From 2000 to 2003, he served in Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and the Canadian International Development Agency. He was a member of the Government of Canada's Interdepartmental China Assessment Group, chaired by The Privy Council Office, International Affairs Secretariat (2001-2003). He received the "Citation of Excellence" from the Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chrétien for work on the 2001 Team Canada Mission to China (Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong). He was on the Embassy core team for Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin's official visit to China in January 2005.


Key Projects & Grants

BRICS, Asia and International Monetary Reform, 2011-2013, INET-CIGI Research Grant, CAD$212,000

Political Economy of China's Currency Choices, 2010-2013, SSHRC Grant, CAD$79,304

Emerging Donors Project, 2011-2013, Ontario Research Fund-CIGI Research Grant, CAD$85,000

Rising Powers in the Shadow of Crisis: A New Global Governance, 2010, ESRC Grant (UK), £48,584.66 (Chatham House as principal)

Ethics in Government - China Policy Options Project, 2008-2011, Canadian International Development Agency, CAD$300,000

BRICS as Development Donors, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, research and workshop grants from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) totalling CAD$52,709.

Degrees

PhD (Political Science), York University, Canada


Community Contributions

Recent Keynote Lectures or Invited Presentations

* Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, "Think Forum - The Future of Global Governance", Washington DC, September 28, 2017

* Boston University, Pardee School, "Beyond Betton Woods" workshop, Boston, September 15, 2017

* International Studies Association, International Conference, Hong Kong, June 2017

* The University of British Columbia, "Making an International Currency: Renminbi Internationalization", April 27, 2017

* Princeton University, PIIRS Research Community on Empires and the Princeton-Harvard China & the World Program, Panel on "China's Expansionism - New Informal Empire?, April 17, 2017

* ISA Presidential Theme Panel on "Making Change Peaceful: Exploring Mechanisms", Baltimore, February 2017

* Export Development Canada and Conference Board of Canada, "Canada's Renminbi Hub", Ottawa, November 2, 2016

* Department of Finance Canada, "Green Finance: China as Global Financial Innovator", Ottawa, October 31, 2016

* Carleton University, SSHRC-funded Workshop on "Canada and China in the Pacific Century", Ottawa, October 28, 2016

* University of California Berkeley, "Shaping a New Political-Economic Order in the Asia-Pacific", October 21, 2016

* Boston University, UNCTAD-GEGI Workshop on Development Finance Institutions of the South, October 12, 2016

* New Development Bank (NDB), Shanghai, May 31, 2016

* Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS), Shanghai, May 30, 2016

* Shanghai Forum, hosted at Fudan University, Shanghai, China, May 29, 2016

* The Tobin Project, "Reassessing Threat Assessment", Washington, DC, May 2016

* Boston University, Pardee School of Global Studies, "China's Rising Economic Statecraft - Development Finance in Perspective", April 1, 2016

* Global Affairs Canada, "China in Africa", Ottawa, November 5, 2015

* Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Foreign Policy Institute, Washington, DC, October 16, 2015

* Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Copenhagen, Denmark, October 6, 2015

* Danmarks Nationalbank, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 5, 2015

* Cornell University, Presentation on The Political Economy of Renminbi Internationalization, February 2014

* Brown University, Presentation on China as a Rising Foreign Aid Donor, November 2013

* Peking University, School of International Studies, and UNU-WIDER, Workshop on Transational Policy Networks, Asia and Europe, September 2012

* University of Southern California, "Presentation on Trans-Pacific Options for Global Rebalancing", April 2011

* University of Cambridge, Presentation on "Regionalization of the Renminbi", May 2010

* Princeton University, Workshop on Rising States, Rising Institutions, August 2008

Research Interests:

International political economy, comparative political economy, China's monetary and financial affairs, industrial policy, Asian regionalism, BRICS, rising powers, global governance, global development, economic statecraft

All Publications

Books

The Political Economy of Renminbi Internationalization (in process)

International Political Economy in China: The Global Conversation. Routledge, 2015 (co-edited with Margaret M. Pearson and Wang Yong)

JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE (GUEST EDITOR)
"International Political Economy in China", Review of International Political Economy, 20(6), 2013 (co-edited with Margaret Pearson)

JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE (GUEST EDITOR)
"Rising States, Rising Donors - BRICS and Beyond", Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 25(4), December 2012

China’s Automotive Modernization: The Party-State and Multinational Corporations. Palgrave Macmillan, International Political Economy Series, 2010.

Book Chapters

"China's South-South Finance: Three Faces and a Future Research Agenda", in Ka Zeng (ed.), Handbook on China and International Political Economy (Edward Elgar, forthcoming)

"True Revisionist: China and the Global Monetary System", in Jacques deLisle and Avery Goldstein (eds.), China's Global Engagement: Cooperation, Conflict, and Influence in the 21st Century (Brookings Institution Press, 2017).

"The Evolution of Government-MNC Relations in China", in Zhang Xiaoke and Zhu Tianbiao (eds.), Business, Government and Economic Institutions in China (Springer, forthcoming 2017)

"The World Bank and China: The Long Decade of Realignment", in Carla Freeman (ed.), Research Handbook on China and Developing Countries (Edward Elgar, 2015).

"The State of the Art: Trends in the Study of the BRICS and Multilateral Organizations", in Dries Lesage and Thijs Van de Graff (eds.) Rising Powers and Multilateral Institutions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

"China's Rising Monetary Power", in Eric Helleiner and Jonathan Kirshner (eds.), The Great Wall of Money: Power and Politics in China's International Monetary Relations (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014)

"Asian Regionalism after the Global Financial Crisis", in Giovanni Capannelli and Masahiro Kawai (eds.), The Political Economy of Asian Regionalism (New York & London: Springer/Series of the Asian Development Bank, 2014).

"Consultative Forums: State Power and Multilateral Institutions", in B. Currie-Adler, R. Kanbur, D. Malone and R. Medhora (eds.), International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). (coauthored with Jorge Heine)

"The Economic Diplomacy of the Rising Powers", in A. Cooper, J. Heine and R. Thakur (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

"Mediating Financial Instability: China, the BRICs and Continuing Rise", in Paolo Savona, John Kirton and Chiara Oldani (eds.) Global Financial Crisis: Global Impact and Solutions (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011).

"China's Rising Institutional Influence" in A. Alexandroff and A. Cooper (eds.), Rising States, Rising Institutions: Challenges for Global Governance. (Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2010)

"Reforming the WTO: China, The Doha Round, and Beyond", in Amrita Narlikar and Brendan Vickers (eds.), Leadership and Change in the Multilateral Trading System (Leiden: Brill/Martinus Nijhoff Academic Publishers, 2009).

"China's G8 Engagement: Complex Interests and Multiple Identity in Global Governance" in Andrew F. Cooper and Agata Antkiewicz (eds.), Emerging Powers in Global Governance: Lessons from the Heiligendamm Process (Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2008). Chinese translation published by Shanghai People's Publishing House and Shanghai International Studies University.

“The Politics of China’s Western Development Initiative”, in Lu Ding and William A.W. Neilson (eds.) China’s West Region Development: Domestic Strategies and Global Implications (Singapore: World Scientific Press, 2004).

Journal Articles

"What is Next?... for World Order and Global Governance", Global Policy, November 2016 (coauthored with Carla Freeman)

"Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Governance Innovation and Prospects", Global Governance, 22(1), 2016, pp.11-26.

"China's Presidency of the G20 Hangzhou: On Global Leadership and Strategy", Global Summitry, 2016 (coauthored with Hugo Dobson)

"Brazil in Regional and Global Governance: Foreign Policy, Leadership, and UNASUR", International Organisations Research Journal, 11(2), 2016, pp.71-96. (coauthored with Ismael Diaz)

"China's Bold Economic Statecraft", Current History, 114(773), September 2015

"The BRICS-Led Development Bank: Purpose and Politics Beyond the G20", Global Policy, 5(3), September 2014.

"Understanding Currency Policy and Central Banking in China", The Journal of Asian Studies, 72(3), August 2013.

"Creating Space for China's Rise: Reshaping the Bretton Woods System" [Chinese], Fudan (University) International Studies Review (published by Shanghai People's Publishing House), Volume 13, 2013. ISBN 978-7-208-11954-3/D·2406 (coauthored with Karl Yan)
Special Issue on International System Change and New Great Power Relations (edited by Zhang Jianxin).

"Turning Point: International Money and Finance in Chinese IPE", Review of International Political Economy, 20(6), December 2013. (coauthored with Wang Xin)

"Introduction: IPE with China's Characteristics", Review of International Political Economy, 20(6), December 2013. (coauthored with Margaret Pearson and Wang Yong)

"China as a 'Net Donor': Tracking Dollars and Sense", Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 25(4), December 2012.

"Two-Way Socialization: China, the World Bank and Hegemonic Weakening", The Brown Journal of World Affairs, 19(1), Fall-Winter 2012

"Introduction: Rising States, Rising Donors and the Global Aid Regime", Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 25(4), December 2012 (coauthored with Fahimul Quadir)

"Realigning Global Governance: Regionalism in China's Financial Rise", Harvard Asia Quarterly, May 2011.

"China, Regional Institution-Building and the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area", Review of International Political Economy, 18(3), August 2011. (coauthored with Richard Stubbs)

"Between Innovation and Preservation: Remaking China's Leadership Training System", The China Quarterly, 205, March 2011.

"The Emerging Countries and China in the G20: Reshaping Global Economic Governance", Studia Diplomatica (The Brussels Journal of International Relations), November 2010.

"Will China Change the Rules of Global Order?", The Washington Quarterly, October 2010 (coauthored with Ramesh Thakur).

"Remaking the Architecture: The Emerging Powers, Self-Insuring and Regional Insulation", International Affairs 86(3), May 2010.

"Debating the International Currency System", China Security 6:1, 2010 (coauthored with Wang Yong).

"Emerging Donors in International Development Assistance: The Case of China", International Organizations Research Journal [Russian, translated by Y. Zaytsev, ed. by V. Nagornov], 5(2), November 2010, pp.142-58 (with B. M. Frolic)

"Shifting Purpose: Asia's Economic Rise and Canada's Foreign Aid Response", International Journal 64(4) Autumn 2009.

"Emerging Powers and Africa: Implications for/from Global Governance", Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 36(1), April 2009. (coauthored with Timothy Shaw and Andrew Cooper)

China as a Creditor: A Rising Financial Power?", Journal of International Affairs (Columbia University), Fall 2008, pp.87-102 (coauthored with Eric Helleiner).

“China's Rural Land Reforms and Its Impacts” (Chinese), Academia: Special Issue on Rural Affairs and Development (published by People’s University Press), 1(1), 2006.

“Securing a Rural Land Market: The Determinants of Institutional Change in China’s Agricultural Sector”, Asian Perspective 29(4), 2005.

Conference Papers

"Renminbi internationalization, China's distinct policymaking: From local experimentation to international diffusion", presented at ISA, New Orleans, March 2015

"The State of the Art on rising powers and multilateral reform" (keynote), the 6th Annual WIRE (Workshop on International Relations), September 2013, cohosted by Ghent University, Free University of Brussels, and University Saint-Louis Brussels

"Conceptualizing China's rising international monetary power", workshop on the Politics of China's International Monetary Relations, 17 November 2012, Cornell University

"Transnational policy networks in Asia: The case of AMRO", workshop of the UNU-CRIS on Transnational Policy Networks, Asia and Europe, September 2012, Peking University

"Global financial rebalancing: Trans-Pacific options", conference on "Redefining the Pacific", 8 April 2011, University of Southern California

"China and global governance", 7th US-EU Dialogue on China, Paris, France, November 2011, co-hosted by Asia Centre at Science Po and the China Policy Program of the Sigur Center at George Washington University

"China and international monetary reform", conference on Global Governance Reform, October 2011, hosted by the Center of Global Governance at Renmin University China, Beijing

"China's Party-led financial supervision", workshop on the evolution of the Chinese Communist Party, March 2010, Boston University

"China watching: exceptionalism and dual status in global development", Beijing Forum 2010: Collection of Papers, November 2010

"China as a rising financial power", workshop on Rising Powers, 26 August 2008, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at Princeton University

"Internationalizing the Chinese Communist Party", workshop on Globalization and the State, 20 May 2008, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

Research Reports

"Globalizing the RMB?: Beijing Appoints Three New Clearing Banks in London, Frankfurt and Seoul", Asia Pathways - Asian Development Bank Institute, 29 July 2014.

"Synthesis Report: The Security Dimensions of an Influential China", (Government of Canada, March 2013)

"How Cohesive are the BRICS?", Centre Asia Memo (report on debate with Gregory Chin), Paris, 10 April 2012 (by David Peneau, published in French and English).

"Emerging Donors in International Development Assistance: The China Case", IDRC Research Report, International Development Research Center, December 2007 (with B. Michael Frolic)

Policy Papers

"China's Challenge in Africa", YaleGlobal Yale University, The MacMillan Center for International & Area Studies, July 2014
(Reposted on the Future of Learning Institute, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Learning Hub)

"Why the People's Bank of China is Stronger than You Think", East Asia Forum (East Asian Bureau of Economic Research, Australia National University), November 2013

"Currency Internationalization in Asia", East Asia Forum (East Asian Bureau of Economic Research, Australia), January 2013. Republished in Chinese, in Global Studies Journal (published by The Global Studies Institute, Hong Kong), Issue 10, 2013.

"Assessing China's Global Impact - Implications for Canada & Response Options", (Government of Canada, March 2012)

"Managing Aid Transition: Exit Strategy, Graduation or Status Quo", Au Courant (Canadian International Development Agency, Policy Research Division), Issue 4, September 2012

"Responding to the Global Financial Crisis: The Evolution of Asian Regionalism and Economic Globalization", ADBI Working Paper No.343, published by Asian Development Bank Institute, January 2012

"The Impact of the Rising Powers on Global Economic Governance" (Spanish), Anuario Asia-Pacifico [Asia Pacific Yearbook] 2010-2011 Edition, published by Real Instituto Elcano, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs & Casa Asia (Spain).

"China Debates the Dollar System and Beyond", in Beyond the Dollar: Rethinking the International Dollar System, Chatham House Report, March 2010. (coauthored with Wang Yong)

"Calling China's Bluff", in foreignpolicy.com, January 2009 (coauthored with Eric Helleiner)