Alex He

Xingqiang (Alex) He is a CIGI research fellow. His work focuses on China and global economic governance, the G20, domestic politics in China and their role in China's foreign economic policy making, and Canada-China economic relations.

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Expertise
China and Global Economic Governance
China-U.S. relations
China's Domestic Politics

Bio

Xingqiang (Alex) He is a CIGI research fellow. His work focuses on China and global economic governance, the G20, domestic politics in China and their role in China's foreign economic policy making, and Canada-China economic relations.

Prior to joining CIGI in 2014, Alex was a senior fellow and associate professor at the Institute of American Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and a visiting scholar at the Paul. H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C. (2009-2010). Alex was also a guest research fellow at the Research Center for Development Strategies of Macau (2008-2009) and a visiting Ph.D. student at the Centre of American Studies at the University of Hong Kong (2004).

Alex is the author of The Dragon’s Footprints: China in the Global Economic Governance System under the G20 Framework (2016) (in both English and Chinese) and co-author of A History of China-U.S. Relations (2009). He’s published dozens of academic papers, book chapters, and newspaper and magazine articles. Alex’s upcoming book will examine China’s monetary policy-making process under President Xi Jinping.

He has a Ph.D. in international politics from the Graduate School of CASS and previously taught at Yuxi Normal University in Yunnan Province, China. Alex is fluent in Chinese and English.

In the News

Select Publications

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    2012
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    U.S. Energy Policy Toward Canada, Venezuela and Mexico.
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    In US Energy Security Policy and US Foreign Strategy edited by Zhou Qi Beijing: Social Science Press
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  2. He, Xingqiang
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    2012
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    Filibuster in the U.S. Senate: Controversy, Reform and Its Influence.
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    American Studies Quarterly 4
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  3. He, Xingqiang
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    2011
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    U.S. Domestic Politics and the RMB Exchange Rate.
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    In Blue Book of the United States: Annual Report on American Studies in China 2011 edited by Huang Ping and Ni Feng Beijing: Social Science Academic Press
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  4. He, Xingqiang
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    2011
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    Interest Group's Roles in U.S Foreign Policy Making.
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    In The US Foreign Policy-Making Process edited by Zhou Qi Beijing: Social Science Press
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  5. Tao,Wenzhao and Xingqiang He
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    2009
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    A History of China-US Relations (Beijing: Chinese Social Sciences Press
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From this expert

Title Topic Type PDF
The Belt and Road Initiative: Motivations, Financing, Expansion and Challenges of Xi's Ever-expanding Strategy China, Financial Systems CIGI Papers
The US-China Trade War Will Steal the Show at the G-20 China, G20/G7 Opinion
A Lasting US-China Trade Deal Boils Down to One Thing: Enforcement China, Trade Opinion
Enforcement Undermines Xi’s Monopoly on Policy China, Trade Opinion
The Emerging Model of Economic Policy Making under Xi Jinping: China’s Political Structure and Decision-making Process​ China CIGI Papers
A Possible Trump-Xi Deal on the G20 Summit Sidelines Means Other Noble Priorities Will Have to Wait China, Trade Opinion
Trump's Trade War Is an Unintentional Attack on China's Economic Model China, Trade Opinion
The Emerging Model of Economic Policy Making under Xi Jinping: Literature Review, Theoretical Frameworks and Methodologies China, Financial Systems CIGI Papers
Intellectual Property Will Make or Break US-China Relations Intellectual Property, Trade Opinion
Obstacles Ahead for Canada-China Trade China, Trade Opinion
Snap Election in Hong Kong a Test for Beijing in 2017 China Opinion
China's Leading Role China Opinion
The Dragon’s Footprints: China in the Global Economic Governance System under the G20 Framework China, G20/G7 Books
China in the International Financial System: A Study of the NDB and the AIIB China, Financial Systems CIGI Papers