Minxin Pei

Minxin Pei is the Tom and Margot Pritzker Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College and a non-resident senior fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States


Contrary to covnventional wisdom, foreign direct investment by multinational corporations has bolstered transitions to democracy--more so, it turns out, than official development aid.

The Great Debate

Experts opine on how democracy would change China's foreign-policy priorities.

Minxin Pei warns that China's rise may be in its last stages, but Jonathan Anderson says China's GDP juggernaut will continue going strong.


A string of high-risk actions.

China’s central bank plays a game of financial chicken. Should the markets be concerned?

One of the most contentious issues in globalization is the international social responsibility of investors-mainly multinational corporations (mncs)-in industrialized democracies.

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April 16, 2014