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Professor Christopher Howe FBA

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About this Fellow

Economics South-East Asia Hong Kong and Taiwan East Asia China Economic Policy


Current post

  • Professor Emeritus, Chinese Business Management and Professorial Teaching Fellow in Economics, SOAS, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Economics with reference to Asia, Soas, University Of London, 1979 - 2001
  • Professor of Chinese Business Management, Soas, University Of London, 2001 - 2003
  • Research Professor, School of East Asian Studies, The University of Sheffield, 2006 - 2008
  • Professor, School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield, The University of Sheffield, 2006


Wage patterns and wage policy in modern China, 1919-1972 1973

China's economy. A basic guide 1978

The origins of Japanese trade supremacy 1999

China's Economic Reform 2003

China and the Global Energy Crisis 2007

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Game theory and its application to the evolution of social norms, learning and innovation, theories of distributive justice, and the design of legislative systems.

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Applied microeconometrics with an emphasis on structural modelling of individual behaviour; intra-household decision making; demand analysis; accounting for heterogeneity; survey design

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