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David Steinberg

Wilson China Fellow


    August 1, 2023 — July 31, 2024

    Professional affiliation

    Associate Professor of international political economy at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies


    • Chinese economy and currency
    • Chinese regulatory sector

    Wilson Center Projects

    Renminbi Internationalization and Political Support for Exchange Rate Reform in China

    Full Biography

    David A. Steinberg is an associate professor of international political economy. His research focuses on the politics of international money and finance. His book, Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World (Cornell University Press, 2015), was awarded the Peter Katzenstein Book Prize and received an Honorable Mention for the American Political Science Association’s William H. Riker Book Award. He is the author of articles in Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Politics, World Politics, among other outlets. His research has been supported by a Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award, the SNF Agora Institute, and by fellowships from the University of Pennsylvania’s Browne Center for International Politics and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. In 2017, he was awarded the Max M. Fisher Prize for Teaching Excellence.