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Domestic Political Institutions and the Skill Composition of Inward Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries, 1980-2008 - Boliang Zhu, CWP Postdoctoral Fellow

March 28, 2012 · 4:30 - 6 p.m. · Robertson Hall, Bowl 2


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Boliang Zhu addresses the politics of globalization and economic development with a focus on China and East Asia. In particular, he works on three major topics: the political economy of foreign direct investment (FDI), globalization and domestic governance, and public opinion on economic integration. During the fellowship period, he will work on a book manuscript examining the relationship between domestic political institutions and the skill composition of inward FDI in development countries. In addition, he will work on projects on corruption and individual attitudes toward globalization in China. He holds double B.A. degrees in International Politics and Economics from Peking University, an M.A. degree in East Asian Studies from Yale University, and a Ph.D. degree in Political Science from Columbia University.