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Yasheng Huang

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Sloan School of ManagementInternational Program Professor in Chinese Economy and Business
Professor, Global Economics and Management
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Yasheng Huang is the International Program Professor in Chinese economy and business and a professor of global economics and management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Huang founded and runs the China Lab and the India Lab, which aim to help entrepreneurs in those countries improve their management skills. He is an expert source on international business, political economy, and international management. In collaboration with other scholars, Huang conducts research on human capital formation in China and India, entrepreneurship, and ethnic and labor-intensive foreign direct investment. Prior to arriving at MIT Sloan, he held faculty positions at the University of Michigan and Harvard Business School. Huang also served as a consultant to the World Bank. Huang has held or received prestigious fellowships, such as the National Fellowship at Stanford University and the Social Science Research Council-MacArthur Fellowship. He is a member of the Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, a fellow at the Center for Chinese Economic Research and the Center for China in the World Economy at Tsinghua University, a Fellow at the William Davidson Institute at Michigan Business School, and a World Economic Forum Fellow. Huang holds a BA in government from Harvard College and a PhD in government from Harvard University.