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      WU JIARUI 吳家睿

      PhD Student (Admitted in 2023 – 2024)
      Field Area: Economic History; Modern Chinese History



      WU Jiarui is a Ph.D. student and HKU Presidential Scholar at the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong. Before entering the Ph.D. program, Jiarui received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of California, Irvine, and a Master of Sciences degree in Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

      Jiarui has a broad interest in the fields of humanities and social sciences, with a concentration on Modern and Contemporary Chinese History, Economic History, and Global Studies. His MSc dissertation studies the political economy and establishment of Contemporary China's Central Banking Institution - the history of the People's Bank of China.

      Jiarui has composed more than 30 essays and book reviews for academic journals and the public media, such as Asian Studies Review, International Studies Review, Journal of Chinese Political Sciences, and Technology and Culture.

      Room G07, May Hall, The University of Hong Kong
      Tel: (852) 3917-5907


      Modern Chinese History, Economic History, History of Political Economy and Economic Thought, Global Studies, Contemporary Chinese Studies 


      China's Challenges and International Order Transition: Beyond “Thucydides's Trap”, International Studies Review, Volume 25, Issue 1, March 2023, viad004,

      China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism. Journal of Chinese Political Science 28, 185–186 (2023).

      Post-Covid Asia: deglobalization, fourth Industrial Revolution, and Sustainable Development by Hyun-Hoon Lee & Donghyun Park, Asian Studies Review,


      Primary supervisor: Professor Ghassan Moazzin

      Co-supervisor: Professor John D. Wong