Playing Our Game: Why China's Rise Doesn't Threaten the West

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Globalization Innovation & Development (GID) Lunch & Lecture, "Playing Our Game: Why China's Rise Doesn't Threaten the West" with Dr. Edward Steinfeld. Co-sponsored by the joint program on Innovation & International Affairs, The Nunn School and College of Management Management.

**Lunch is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please RSVP for this event.

Edward Steinfeld is an associate professor of political economy in the MIT Department of Political Science. Steinfeld directs the MIT China Program (MISTI), and co-directs the MIT Industrial Performance Center’s China Energy Group. Steinfeld’s research focuses on the political economy of development, with a particular emphasis on contemporary China. In addition to a variety of academic articles, Steinfeld is the author of Playing Our Game: Why China’s Rise Doesn't Threaten the West (Oxford University Press, 2010) and Forging Reform in China: The Fate of State-Owned Industry (Cambridge University Press, 1998). Steinfeld also edited (with Anthony Saich and Yasheng Huang) the book Financial Sector Reform in China (Harvard University, 2005).

In addition to his scholarly publications, Steinfeld has published opinion pieces in The Washington Post, The Far Eastern Economic Review, The Wall Street Journal, and The South China Morning Post. While at MIT, Steinfeld has also served as a consultant to the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, and a variety of both public and private sector organizations. Dr. Steinfeld currently serves as a director of the National Committee on US-China Relations.


  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created By: Jene Gladstone
  • Created: 01/17/2011
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016

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