Anton Malkin is a CIGI fellow and assistant professor in the Department of Global Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. His research looks at China’s role in the global economy, with a focus on finance and intellectual property. In his prior role of research fellow at CIGI, Anton published works on the impact of China’s industrial upgrading policies on global trade governance, the domestic politics of capital account liberalization in China, and China’s relationship with the International Monetary Fund and regional financial governance arrangements. Anton’s current research examines the impact of China’s industrial policies on Chinese multinational firms’ acquisition of foreign-owned technology assets and China’s financing of emerging technologies through venture capital.
From 2012 to 2013, Anton was a senior visiting scholar at the School of International Studies at Peking University. His Ph.D. thesis examined the role of foreign financial institutions in the transformation of China’s financial markets and state-owned enterprises.