Boy Lüthje
Q: Asian Capitalisms

Boy Lüthje is Senior Research Fellow at the Frankfurt Institute of Social Research and a visiting scholar at the East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. His research focuses on the political economy of
global production networks, innovation, and work. His interest in China and Southeast Asia developed in the course of his research on global production and work in the IT industry during the recent decade. He recently completed an extensive research project on regimes of production and industrial relations in China’s manufacturing industries. Together with Tobias ten Brink and Christopher McNally (East-West Center) he is conducting a major research project on China’s new capitalism and its perspectives of economic and social re-balancing.