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J.Y. (Julian) Gruin

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance
Photographer: Heather Hudyma

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: B8.07
Postal address
  • Postbus 15578
    1001 NB Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Julian Gruin is an assistant professor (UD) of transnational governance at the University of Amsterdam. A political economist, his research concentrates on global financial governance, Chinese political economy, and the evolving nature of power in the global economy. 

    For further details of his current projects, publications, and teaching, please refer to his website

  • Publications


    • Gruin, J. Y. (in preparation). Discourses and Dissonance in Global Finance: Chinese authoritarianism and its implications for global monetary change. Manuscript in preparation.
    • Gruin, J. Y. (submitted). Financializing Authoritarian Capitalism: Chinese Fintech and the Institutional Foundations of Algorithmic Governance. Manuscript submitted for publication.
    • Gruin, J. Y. (in preparation). From shadow banking to digital financial inclusion: China’s rise and the politics of epistemic contestation within the Financial Stability Board. Manuscript in preparation.
    • Gruin, J. Y. (Accepted/In press). Communists Constructing Capitalism: Between State and Market in China's Financial Development. Manchester University Press.


    • Gruin, J. Y., Xu, J., & Knaack, P. (2018). Tailoring for Development: China's Post-Crisis Influence in Global Financial Governance. Global Policy. DOI:
    • Gruin, J. (2018). Financial centres and RMB internationalisation: prospects for a post-American monetary order? In S. S. F. Regilme, & J. Parisot (Eds.), American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers: cooperation or conflict (pp. 60-75). (Routledge Global Cooperation Series). London: Routledge. [details]


    • McNally, C. A., & Gruin, J. Y. (2017). Novel Pathways to Power? Contestation and Adaptation in China's Internationalisation of the RMB. Review of International Political Economy, 24(4), 599-628. DOI: 10.1080/09692290.2017.1319400 [details]


    • Gruin, J. Y. (2016). The social order of Chinese capitalism: socio-economic uncertainty, communist party rule and economic development, 1990–2000. Economy and Society, 45(1), 24-50. DOI: 10.1080/03085147.2016.1143724 [details]


    • Gruin, J. (2015). Contesting the Liberal Imaginary? China's Role in the International Monetary System. In L. Toohey, C. B. Picker, & J. Greenacre (Eds.), China in the International Economic Order: New Directions and Changing Paradigms (pp. 189-210). New York: Cambridge University Press. [details]


    • Gruin, J. Y. (2014). Asset or Liability? The Role of the Financial System in the Political Economy of China's Rebalancing. Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, 42(4), 73-104.


    • Gruin, J. Y. (2011). ‘Freedom’ Through Repression: Epistemic Closure in Agricultural Trade Negotiations. Review of International Studies, 37(5), 2465-2490. DOI: 10.1017/S026021051000152X


    • Gruin, J. (2016). ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellowship.


    • T Mariappan, A. S. (2018). Spatial and occupational mobility of plantation labour in Malaysia: Retrenchments, outmigration and closure of plantations, 1951-2012 [details]


    • Gruin, J. Y., & Knaack, P. (2017). From Shadow Banking to Digital Financial Inclusion: Regulatory Framework Negotiations between China and the FSB. Blavatnik School of Government.
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