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Derek Scissors, PhD


Resident Scholar
- American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Derek Scissors is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies Asian economic issues and trends. In particular, he focuses on the Chinese and Indian economies and US economic relations with China and India.

Mr. Scissors is author of the China Global Investment Tracker.

Scissors is also an adjunct professor at George Washington University, where he teaches a course on the Chinese economy.

Before joining AEI, Scissors was a senior research fellow in the Asian Studies Center at the Heritage Foundation. He has also worked in London for Intelligence Research Ltd., taught economics at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, and served as an action officer in international economics and energy for the US Department of Defense.

Mr. Scissors has a bachelorís degree in economics from the University of Michigan, a masterís degree in economics from the University of Chicago, and a doctorate in international political economy from Stanford University..




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