Andrew Batson

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Director of China Research, Gavekal Dragonomics

Andrew is director of China research at the independent research firm Gavekal Dragonomics. He manages its team of researchers in Beijing, writes and comments regularly on the Chinese economy, and frequently speaks to business and academic audiences. Andrew is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Paulson Institute, the Chicago-based think tank.

Andrew has worked on China since 1998, and over the course of his career as an analyst and journalist has written hundreds of articles on Chinese business, government, economics and society. Before joining Gavekal in 2011, Andrew was an award-winning reporter for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires in Beijing and Hong Kong. Andrew was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and educated at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.

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