The China Research and Policy Group at Western is a research
and policy analysis/
dialogue group whose central focus is China’s ongoing integration and involvement in the global economy covering trade, foreign investment inflows and outflows, international, exchange rate and reserve management policies, as well as China’s growing Southern engagement, regional trade, monetary policies and domestic issues. It is partnered with The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in Waterloo, Ontario as well as universities and research institutes in China, the UK and India. The group supports activities and dialogue on a wide range of issues related to economic policy involving China. These cover research papers, conferences, workshops and visits by distinguished scholars and private sector and international agency interactions.
The Political Economy Research Group was established in the Faculty of Social Science at Western University in 1998. Its purpose is to foster scholarship, teaching and interdisciplinary research in political economy.