PODCAST: Importance of 关系 (guanxi) for International Trade

VOCA editor Lana Kugli sits down with Professor Christina Ammon and Isabella Farr for a fascinating discussion about the importance of ethnic networks for China-US trade. Professor Ammon's rigorous economic research is complemented by Isabella Farr's family anecdotes. Listen for fascinating historical stories, leading econometric models, and a puzzling opium story.

VOCA editor Lana Kugli sits down with Professor Christina Ammon and Isabella Farr for a fascinating discussion about the importance of ethnic networks for China-US trade. Professor Ammon’s rigorous economic research is complemented by Isabella Farr’s family anecdotes. Listen for fascinating historical stories, leading econometric models, and a puzzling opium story.

 

Professor Ammon is the most recent addition to the NYU Shanghai Economics Department. Professor Ammon received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Warwick. Her research interests are international trade and development economics. In fall 2018, Professor Ammon will be teaching Econometrics.

 

Here is the research paper.

This podcast was recorded and edited by Lana Kugli. Please send an email to managing@oncenturyavenue.com to get in touch.
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

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