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Steven Jiawei Hai is a PhD candidate in Political Science. His research primarily focuses on the political economy of technology development, innovation policy, and digital entrepreneurship in China and other emerging economies. He is currently a visiting fellow at the Center for Applied Social and Economic Research, NYU Shanghai.

Steven obtained his BA in International Politics from the University of International Relations (UIR), Beijing, and MA in International Political Economy from the University of California San Diego (UCSD), California. Prior to King's, he held academic positions at the Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong (HKU).


Thesis title: 'Shall we tango in techno music: The development of high-tech firms in contemporary China'

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