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William Hurst, Political Economy Workshop

Associate Professor of Political Science
Northwestern University



To be determined


Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Murphy Institute

About the Speaker

William Hurst works on labor politics, contentious politics, political economy, and the politics of law and legal institutions, principally in China and Indonesia. He is currently completing a book manuscript on the comparative politics of law and legal institutions in China and Indonesia since 1949. His books include Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance (co-edited with Jessica C. Teets, Routledge, 2014), The Chinese Worker after Socialism (Cambridge University Press, 2009 (paperback 2012),
Laid-off Workers in a Workers’ State: Unemployment with Chinese Characteristics (co-edited with Thomas Gold, Jaeyoun Won, and Qiang Li, Palgrave, 2009).

Filed under: The Center for Public Policy Research, Political Economy Workshop