Muyang Chen

Muyang Chen is an Assistant Professor of International Development at Peking University’s School of International Studies. Her research focuses on understanding the role of the state in development, and addresses the question of how China’s development finance affects global order. She also studies the role of public financial agencies in facilitating development assistance, export finance, and industrialization. Muyang’s research is published in New Political Economy, Studies in Comparative International Development, Development Policy Review, and Oxford Handbook of Industrial Policy. She holds a Ph.D. in International Studies from University of Washington, an M.A. in Asian Studies from University of California, Berkeley, and dual bachelor’s degrees from Peking University and Waseda University. Prior to joining Peking University, she was a JSPS-funded Visiting Scholar at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (2017) and a Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the Global Development Policy Center (2018). A native speaker of Chinese, she is also fluent in Japanese and Korean and speaks basic German.

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