Hybrid Capitalism: Chinese Business in a Global Era
A lecture by Henry Wai-chung Yeung (National University of Singapore)
Thursday, May 15, 2003
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
1261 Bunche Hall
Henry Wai-chun Yeung is a professor in the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore. His talk at UCLA is in the Tod Spieker Colloquium Series.
Refreshments will be served.
Henry Wai-chung Yeung graduated with First Class Honours in Geography from the National University of Singapore in July 1992. He obtained his Ph.D. from the School of Geography, University of Manchester in England in December 1995. Since January 2000, he has been Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore. His research interests cover theories and the geography of transnational corporations, Asian firms and their overseas operations and Chinese business networks in the Asia-Pacific region. He has conducted extensively research on Hong Kong firms in Southeast Asia and the regionalisation of Singaporean companies. He has over 50 papers published or forthcoming in internationally refereed journals. He is the author of Transnational Corporations and Business Networks: Hong Kong Firms in the ASEAN Region (Routledge, London, 1998) and Entrepreneurship and the Internationalisation of Asian Firms: An Institutional Perspective (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2002), editor of The Globalization of Business Firms from Emerging Economies (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 1999) and co-editor of Remaking the Global Economy: Economic Geographical Perspectives (Sage, London, 2003), Globalization of Chinese Business Firms (Macmillan, London, 2000) and Globalisation and the Asia-Pacific: Contested Territories (Routledge, London, 1999). He is co-editor of the journal Environment and Planning, and associate editor of Economic Geography.