I must study Politicks and War that my sons may have liberty to study Mathematicks and Philosophy.
DR. HANZHI DENG
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWDEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCESCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRSFUDAN UNIVERSITYSHANGHAI
***FIELDSPOLITICAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORYSTATE CAPACITY
INTERESTSMODERN AND CONTEMPORARY PUBLIC FINANCEINSTITUTIONAL TRANSITIONS AND ECONOMIC GROWTHINTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONSGOVERNMENT-BUSINESS RELATIONSPOLITICAL ECONOMY OF CHINA
EDUCATIONPHD, 2017-2021, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC HISTORY, LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICSMSC, 2016-2017, DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT, LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICSBSC, 2011-2016, SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, FUDAN UNIVERSITY
PHD THESIS TITLEA HISTORY OF DECENTRALIZATION: FISCAL TRANSITIONS IN LATE IMPERIAL CHINA, 1850-1911***
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MY INFORMATION ON THE WEBPAGE OF ECONOMIC HISTORY, LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICSMY INFORMATION ON THE WEBPAGE OF FUDAN UNIVERSITY (to be added)
The Merit of Misfortune: Taiping Rebellion and the Rise of Indirect Taxation in Late Imperial China, 1850s-1900s
MORE INFORMATIONThis article is included in the LSE Working Paper Series 2021. Download it HERE.CITE THIS VERSIONDeng, H., 2021, The Merit of Misfortune: Taiping Rebellion and the Rise of Indirect Taxation in Late Imperial China, 1850s-1900s, LSE Economic History Working Paper, No. 320, 1-68.
Reexamine the Restoration: Fiscal Capacity and Industrialization in Modern China, 1860s-1930s
MORE INFORMATIONThe long abstract with preliminary results is HERE.SLIDES AND PRESENTATION VIDEOUpon request.
Fiscal Decentralization, Historical Legacy and Economic Performance: Empirical Evidence from Coastal Prefectures in China, 2010-2015
MORE INFORMATIONThe preliminary version of this article, as an MSc dissertation, was awarded Distinction (70/100) by the Department of Government, London School of Economics.
MONOGRAPH IN PROGRESS
A History of Decentralization: Fiscal Transitions in Late Imperial China, 1850-1911
MORE INFORMATIONThis monograph is the expansion of my PhD thesis that will be downloadable in the LSE Theses Online Database soon.PRELIMINARY TABLE OF CONTENTSPreface1. Theoretical Perspectives1.1. The Making of a Fiscal State1.2. Reconsidering the Framework2. Scenario Setting2.1. Two Contradictions in the Qing Fiscal Studies2.2. Research Overview3. Forced Decentralization3.1. The Taiping Rebellion3.2. The Qing Central Fiscal Crisis3.3. The Rise and Persistence of the Lijin Institution4. Indirect Taxation4.1. The Pre-1850 Domestic Customs4.2. The Decline of Domestic Customs4.3. The Aftermath: A Duopoly of Lijin and Maritime Customs5. Foreign Borrowing5.1. The Pre-1850 Qing Fiscal Shortfall5.2. The Bottom-up Adoption of Foreign Borrowing5.3. A Typology: Foreign Borrowing and Late Qing Fiscal Capacity6. Public Spending6.1. The 1853 Fiscal Apportionment Scheme6.2. The Changing Pattern of Late Qing Public Spending6.3. The Self-Strengthening Industrialization7. Concluding Remarks
PAPERS IN PROGRESS
‘A Survey of the Qing Indirect Taxation, 1735-1900’‘Taxation and Foreign Borrowing in Late Imperial China, 1853-1911’‘Lineages and the Rise of Private Firms in Coastal China during the Reform Era’
I undertake the teaching tasks at Fudan University from fall 2022.
FALL TERM 2022/23 TBC
I taught undergraduate and postgraduate seminars at the London School of Economics during 2017-21.
EH207. The Making of an Economic Superpower: China since 1850This is a second-year undergraduate course about the economic performance in political and social contexts for modern and contemporary China from 1850 to 2020.
LENT TERM WEEK 10 CASE STUDYCOVID-19 in ChinaSuggestive Keys:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sPYFBM8IhQOuianrvdkR7nS0R7sp6UBM/view?usp=sharingNote: You can download the updated problem set on Moodle. 1. In the original version, Q26D has a typo; 2. the figure for Q30 is replaced with a more accurate one.
EH240. Business and Economic Performance since 1945: Britain in International ContextThis is a second-year undergraduate course focusing on the economy and business of the United Kingdom since 1945 from a historical and comparative perspective.
LENT TERMSteel IndustryOne of them is not provided by the Library. See it here: Tolliday's in Elbaum
EH401. Historical Analysis of Economic ChangeThis is a compulsory postgraduate course for several programs at the LSE, focusing on the general topics (state, institutions, growth, macroeconomy, industries, trade, organizations, demography, etc.) on economic history at an advanced level.
MICHAELMAS TERM 2021-2022Week 7 Supplementary ReadingDiscussions on State Capacity (Part of My PhD Thesis)https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MZnpDOl0ImaoEtgcr_-woBSX0MnkN-zW/view?usp=sharingFor European perspectives, read Chapter 1.For Chinese ones, continue to read Chapters 2 and 7.Check the references carefully.
EH402. Research Design and Quantitative Methods in Economic HistoryThis is an optional postgraduate course for students who have an interest in quantitative methods in economic history. As a beginner-level course, it covers statistics and cross-sectional regressions.
MICHAELMAS TERM 2021-2022TBC
Other Campus Events - Student & Alumni Discussion. Literary History and Selected Reading for Modern and Contemporary China (现当代文学史与作品选读)This is an informal session focusing on the modern and contemporary history of Chinese literature, with intensive reading and discussion about prestigious literary works. The language used is Chinese.
博士后复旦大学 国际关系与公共事务学院 政治学系
教育背景2017-2021 伦敦政治经济学院 经济史学系 博士(经济史)2016-2017 伦敦政治经济学院 政府学系 硕士(政治学)2011-2016 复旦大学管理学院 财务金融系 本科(金融学)
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