Development Banking in China: A Comparative View
Researcher at the NY Times, Analyst at China Policy
Chinese, Japanese, Korean, German, Statistical Analysis (STATA, R)
Muyang studies state-market relations. Her Master’s thesis at UC Berkeley compares marketization of development banks in China and Japan. Her doctoral research focuses on understanding how relationship between state and public-banks affect foreign ventures of domestic firms, internationalization of currency, and foreign policy. Muyang has conducted research at the China Development Bank, the Exim Bank of China, the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (Seoul), the New York Times Shanghai Bureau, and China Policy (Beijing). She earned her Bachelor’s degrees from Peking University and Waseda University. A native speaker of Chinese, Muyang is also fluent in Japanese and Korean and speaks basic German.
- “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
- Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship, 2017
- Kristen Kawakami Dean Fellowship, 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) Junior Fellow, IPI, University of Washington, 2015-2016
- China Studies Fellowship, University of Washington, 2014-15
- Japan Studies Fellowship, University of Washington, 2014-15