Barry Naughton

Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs, University of California at San Diego

Barry Naughton is the So Kuanlok Professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego, and a specialist on the Chinese economy.  His comprehensive study, The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth (MIT Press, 2007) has been translated into Chinese and Korean.  A revised and updated edition is forthcoming in 2017. His first book, Growing Out of the Plan: Chinese Economic Reform, 1978-1993 (Cambridge University Press, 1995) won the Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize. Naughton publishes extensively in top economics and social science journals. He also publishes regular quarterly analyses of China’s economic policy-making online at China Leadership Monitor. Naughton received his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1986  He spent fall 2012 and 2013 as a visiting scholar at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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