China Seminar | 12 February 2009

Global Impacts, Local Responses: The Financial Crisis in China

Christopher A. McNally Christopher A. McNally

Dr. Christopher A. McNally, an East-West Center fellow, is a political economist studying the interests, institutions, and ideas underlying formations of capitalism. His current research is on contemporary varieties of capitalism, in particular the nature and logic of China’s capitalist transition. He has also a book project on the implications of China’s economic renaissance on the global order.

McNally has held fellowships conducting fieldwork and research at the Asia Research Centre in West Australia, the Institute of Asia Pacific Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences.

He has edited three books, including most recently an examination of China’s political economy: China’s Emergent Political Economy – Capitalism in the Dragon’s Lair (Routledge, 2008). His writings appear in journals such as The China Quarterly, Asian Perspective, and Comparative Social Research, as well as policy analyses and editorials. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Washington.