Season 1

Episode 13

MIT’s Yasheng Huang on the Future of US-China Trade Relations

Interviewed by Hans Tung, Zara Zhang and Kaiser Kuo.

In the first joint live session of GGV Capital’s podcast and The Sinica Podcast, we interviewed Yasheng Huang, a renowned economist and Professor of Global Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. GGV Capital’s Hans Tung and Zara Zhang were joined by Kaiser Kuo, host of the Sinica Podcast and producer of GGV’s podcast.

Huang founded and runs the China Lab and the India Lab, which aim to help entrepreneurs in those countries improve their management skills. He is an expert source on international business, political economy, and international management. In collaboration with other scholars, Huang is conducting research on human capital formation in China and India, entrepreneurship, and ethnic and labor-intensive foreign direct investment.

In this episode, we discussed the recent trade tensions between the US and China, how are geopolitical factors affecting the global tech industry, and how China’s growth story compares to that of India and other developing countries.

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