Zhang Wei

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2013 to Jun 2014

University Affiliation

Zhang Wei is Assistant Professor of the Institute of Economics, Nankai University. Her research mainly focuses on Chinese economic history, especially business history since the 18th century. She is the author of Market· Merchant Group· the Development of Traditional Industry—Cases of Groups of Silk-weaving Industry in Shanghai 1900-1930 (People’s Publishing House, 2011). While at the Harvard-Yenching Institute, she will work on a project titled “Commodity Chains and Diversity in Regional Development: Based on research of the market towns in North China (1736-1937)”.

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