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Yuen Yuen Ang

Yuen Yuen Ang
Yuen Yuen Ang is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, and Faculty Associate at the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies and the Center for Complex Systems. Ang studies the political economy of development, adaptation, and public sector innovation, particularly in developing countries and non-democracies. Her book How China Escaped the Poverty Trap (Cornell University Press, Series in Political Economy, 2016), won the 2017 Peter Katzenstein Book Prize for “outstanding book in international relations, comparative politics, or political economy.” Currently, she is writing a second book on unbundling corruption, supported by the Smith Richardson Foundation. ​Ang was previously an Assistant Professor at Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs. She obtained her PhD from Stanford University.