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Barry Naughton is Professor of Chinese Economy and Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego. Naughton is an authority on the Chinese economy, with an emphasis on issues relating to industry, trade, finance, and China's transition to a market economy. Recent research focuses on regional economic growth in the People's Republic of China and the relationship between foreign trade and investment and regional growth.
Naughton has published extensively on the Chinese economy. His pioneering study of Chinese economic reform, Growing Out of the Plan: Chinese Economic Reform, 1978–1993 (Cambridge University Press, 1995) won the Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize. His most recent book is The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth, a comprehensive survey of the Chinese economy (MIT Press, 2007). He is co-editor (with Kellee Tsai) of State Capitalism, Institutional Adaptation and the Chinese Miracle, forthcoming in 2014 from Cambridge University Press.