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Biography

Xiaolan Fu is the Founding Director of the Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD), Professor of Technology and International Development and Fellow of Green Templeton College at the University of Oxford. Her research interests include innovation, technology and industrialisation; trade, foreign direct investment and economic development; emerging Asian economies; innovation and productivity in UK/US. She has published over 80 books and papers. Her recent books include China’s Path to Innovation, China’s Role in Global Economic Recovery, The Rise of Technological Power in the South. She is Editor-in-Chief ofJournal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, and serves on the Editorial Boards ofOxford Development Studies, Industrial and Corporate ChangeInternational Journal of Technology Management, and four other international journals. She has published extensively in leading international journals and has received the European Commission Gate2Growth 2005 ‘European Best Paper’ Award. Prof Fu has received research grants from prestigious funding bodies including the European Commission, ESRC, EPSRC, and British Academy. She has been consultant for UNDESA, UNCTAD, UNIDO, the World Bank, OECD, European Commission, ILO, the Commonwealth Secretariat, UKTI and the Chinese government. Prof Fu served on the Advisory Expert Group of the OECD Global Investment Forum and the DFID/ESRC Economic Growth Directorate (DEGP), and is President of the Chinese Economic Association (Europe) and CEA (UK) in 2010-11. She is also a Senior Research Associate at the University of Cambridge and University of Tsinghua, and a Visiting Professor at Fudan University.

Qualifications:

PhD