Professor Christopher Howe

Honorary Fellow
Areas of Expertise
  • Chinese policies for technology and science and their impact on Chinese industrialisation and international competitiveness
  • Hong Kong's economic evolution, its role in Asian integration and the nature of urban rivalry with Shanghai
  • Competion and cooperation in Sino-Japanese economic relations

BA (Chinese) Cambridge; 1970 PhD (Economics) London.

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Selected Publications

  • Big China, Little Chinas: Development and Economic Integration in East Asia (Forthcoming in 2007/early 2008) Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.
  • 'Tales from colonial Hong Kong', triple review in, The China Quarterly, No.187, December 2006.
  • With, T.Kambara, China and the Global Energy Crisis. Development and prospects for China's oil and gas, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham (March 2007) ISBN 1 84542 966 4.
  • 'Free Trade Areas and economic integration in East Asia: the view from China' in, M.A.B Siddique ed. Regionalism, Trade and Economic Development in the Asia Pacific Region, (2007) Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, ISBN 1 84542 503 0.
  • 'China's High Tide of Socialism of 1955: strategic choices and paths not taken, some changing perspectives', The China Quarterly, vol.187, September, 2006, pp.754-762.
  • 'Taiwan's scientific and technological development: a NIC experience of institutional evolution', in Lok Sang Ho and Robert Ash, eds., China, Hong Kong and the World Economy: a study in globalization, Palgrave, London (2006) ISBN 13: 978 1 4039 8742 6.
  • 'Shanghai in the Long Run', Review Article, The China Quarterly, vol. 184, Dec. 2005, pp. 952-6.
  • 'The Intra-Regional Trade of the Japanese Colonial Empire', John J.McCusker ed., Economic History of World Trade since 1450, Macmillan, New York, 2005, ISBN, 002 865840X.
  • 'Forward' to, William Liu and Beatrice Leung, Chinese Catholic Church in Conflict, Universal Publishers, Florida (2004) ISBN 158 112 5143 pp. iv-ix.
  • With Y.Y. Kueh and R.obert Ash, China's Economic Reform, A study with Documents, Routledge-Curzon, (2003), ISBN 0 7007 1355 7.
  • 'The China Business. From the Great Leap Forward to the World Trade Organisation. Can Academics Keep Up?' Inaugural Lecture, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 2003.
  • 'Development and international integration', Erik Brodsgaard and Bertil Heurlin eds., China's Place in Global Geopolitics. International, regional and domestic challenges, Routledge, (2002), ISBN 0 7007 1532 0, pp. 81-101.
  • 'The changing Asian environment of China's economic development: the perspective from Japan , with particular reference to Foreign Direct Investment and industrial re-structuring', Robert Ash ed., China's Integration in Asia. Economic security of Strategic Issues, Curzon, (2002), ISBN 0 7007 1191 0, pp. 3-38.
  • 'Taiwan in the 20th Century: Model or Victim? Development Problems in a small Asian Economy', R.L.Edmonds and Steven M. Goldstein eds., Taiwan in the Twentieth Century: a retrospective view (2001) ISBN 0 521 003431, pp. 37-60.