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Dr 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. (2019). Communists constructing capitalism: State, market, and the Party in China's financial reform. (Alternative Sinology). Manchester: Manchester University Press. [details]
    • Gruin, J. (2019). Financializing Authoritarian Capitalism: Chinese Fintech and the Institutional Foundations of Algorithmic Governance. Finance and Society, 5(2), 84-104. [details]


    • 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]
    • Gruin, J., Knaack, P., & Xu, J. (2018). Tailoring for Development: China's Post-Crisis Influence in Global Financial Governance. Global Policy, 9(4), 467-478. [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. (2013). 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. (2016). ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellowship.


    • van Heijster, J. (2021). China & GDP: Unraveling the country’s complex relationship with a powerful indicator. [details]


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


    • Knaack, P., & Gruin, J. (2017). From shadow banking to digital financial inclusion: Regulatory framework negotiations between China and the FSB. (GEG Working Paper; No. 134). Blavatnik School of Government. [details]
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