Yuen Yuen Ang

Yuen Yuen Ang is named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow for “high-caliber scholarship that applies fresh perspectives to some of the most pressing issues of our times.” She is also the inaugural recipient of the Theda Skocpol Prize for Emerging Scholars from the American Political Science Association. Her research examines the interaction between economics and politics from an adaptive perspective, with a focus on China.

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A Clash of Two Gilded Ages

Video | Dec 6, 2021

Yuen Yuen Ang, political science professor at the University of Michigan and author of the book, China’s Gilded Age, argues that the US and China have more in common than we usually think and that it makes more sense to see the conflict as a clash of gilded ages instead of a clash of civilizations.