Federico Pachetti is a PhD candidate at the University of Hong Kong. Federico is broadly interested in the international and global history of the 20th century, the history of ideas, economic thought and globalization. In 2016 he was a visiting researcher at East China Normal University in Shanghai.

Project Summary

The project specifically analyzes Washington’s role in assisting China’s economic reforms and its efforts at integration into the new marked-oriented global economic system that started its ascendency in the late 1970s, the very same time Beijing launched its reforms program.

Major Publications

1. "The Roots of a Globalized Relationship: Western Knowledge of the Chinese Economy and US-China Relations in the Long 1970s", in Priscilla Roberts and Odd Arne Westad (edited by), China, Hong Kong, and the Long 1970s in Global Perspectives, London, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017