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Yasheng Huang

Associate Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management

Yasheng Huang is an associate professor in the area of international management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He joined MIT in 2003.

His previous appointments include assistant professor at the University of Michigan, associate professor at Harvard University and consultant to the World Bank. Mr. Huang’s research focuses on international business, political economy and institutional issues.

Mr. Huang is the author of “Selling China,” which examines the institutional drivers of foreign direct investment in China.

Mr. Huang is currently working on projects on private sector development in China and in India — and is writing several papers on the institutional determinants of foreign ownership and FDI.

Articles by Yasheng Huang

What Is Wrong With Shanghai? (Part II)

Why does Shanghai have trouble finding useful commercial applications for its inventions?

March 19, 2009

What Is Wrong With Shanghai? (Part I)

Why do small businesses struggle to thrive in Shanghai?

March 18, 2009

China’s True Economic Miracle

Is rural entrepreneurship the backbone of China's economy?

January 6, 2009

Is John Kerry a Protectionist?

Do Senator Kerry's criticisms of outsourcing mean a Democratic administration would be protectionist?

November 1, 2004