Sara Hsu is an Associate Professor of Economics at the State University of New York at New Paltz, and has published over six books and 15 journal articles on the Chinese economy and financial sector. Among them is one of the only English-language books on Chinese informal finance, Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives, as well as one of the only Chinese-language books on Chinese shadow banking. Her work appears in The Diplomat, the Nikkei Asian Review, East Asia Forum, China Brief, and China World. She earned her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Utah and B.A. from Wellesley College.
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Is there really an epidemic of self-censorship among China scholars?
This week’s Sinica was recorded at UPenn’s Center for Study on Contemporary China. Jeremy and Kaiser speak with three prominent scholars on China: Sheena Greitens, associate professor of political science at the University of Missouri, Rory Truex, assistant professor of politics and public affairs at Princeton University, and Neysun Mahboubi, research scholar at the Center […]
It snowed recently in Beijing, leading to some wonderfully fresh views of familiar landmarks. Here's the famous White Pagoda (白塔 bái tǎ) at Beihai Park near the heart of Beijing, caught in just the right waning light. Photo by Eric Favreliere