Eric Thun

 

Eric Thun

Peter Moores Associate Professor in Chinese Business Studies, Saïd Business School

Eric Thun

Panel speaker at the Social Sciences Oxford Minds lecture series on the topic of Power.

Eric Thun is Peter Moores Associate Professor in Chinese Business Studies, Saïd Business School, and Tutorial Fellow in Management, at Brasenose College. His primary interest is the political economy of China. In his current research, Thun is analysing how the structure of industries and markets in China affect the ability of Chinese firms to build capabilities. More generally, he is interested in the strategy of indigenous and multinational firms in emerging markets. His previous research has focused on the development of the Chinese automotive industry, multinational strategies in China, the globalization strategies of Chinese firms, and China's integration into global production networks. His published work Changing Lanes in China: Foreign Direct Investment, Local Governments and Auto Sector Development (Cambridge University Press 2011).