Between State and Market: China’s Development Banking in Comparative Perspective
Chinese, Japanese, Korean, German, Statistical Analysis
Muyang’s research interests include infrastructure finance, development banking, international development, and state-market relations. Her dissertation project examines China’s development banking through a comparative lens. She has been a visiting scholar at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (Japan) and a Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the Global Development Policy Center of Boston University. She received her bachelor’s degrees from Peking University and Waseda University, and an MA from University of California, Berkeley. A native speaker of Chinese, she is also fluent in Japanese and Korean and speaks basic German. After graduating from the Jackson School’s PhD program, Muyang works as an Assistant Professor at the School of International Studies, Peking University.
- “Official Aid or Export Credit: China’s Policy Banks and the Reshaping of Development Finance”, Global China Initiative Working Paper 001, Global Development Policy Center, 2018.
- “Between State and Market: A Comparative Study on Development Bank Capitalization Reforms in China and Japan“, Japanese Studies, No. 4, 2017.
- Muyang Chen. “The Capitalization and Lending of Germany’s Credit Institute of Reconstruction (KfW) and Its Implication for China, Overseas Investment and Export Credits, No.6,2016.
- Muyang Chen. “Review: Tying the Autocrat’s Hands: The Rise of the Rule of Law in China”, The China Review, Vol 16 No.2, 2016.
- Muyang Chen. “Made in China 2.0: State-led Commercialization of China’s Space Industry,” IPI, Space Security Initiative, University of Washington. 2016.
Grants & Fellowships
- An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship (Declined), Columbia-Harvard China and the World Program, Harvard University, 2019-20
- Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Global Development Policy Center, Boston University, 2018
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship, 2017
- Kristen Kawakami Dean Fellowship of Japan Studies, University of Washington, 2017
- CIAC Research Travel Grant Award, Association for Asian Studies, 2017
- China Studies Research Grant, University of Washington, 2017
- SSI (Space Security Initiative) Principal Junior Fellow, International Policy Institute, University of Washington, 2015-2016
- China Studies Fellowship, University of Washington, 2014-15
- Japan Studies Fellowship, University of Washington, 2014-15