Minxin Pei

Director, Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies; Professor, Claremont McKenna College

Minxin Pei is the Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government and the director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College. He is also a nonresident senior fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Pei was a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace from 1999 to 2009 and an assistant professor of politics at Princeton University from 1992 to 1998. He is the author of From Reform to Revolution: The Demise of Communism in China and the Soviet Union; China’s Trapped Transition: The Limits of Developmental Autocracy; and China’s Crony Capitalism: The Dynamics of Regime Decay

Videos/Audio of Minxin Pei

China’s economy is slowing and the world has no choice but to pay attention. And in Beijing, Xi Jinping’s... See more
In much of the world, China is admired—or feared—as the rising new model of economic achievement under ruthlessly... See more
Minxin Pei gives a pessimist's view of the Chinese economy. See more
David Dollar offers an optimist's view of the Chinese economy. See more
Clive Crook talks about America's econimic infatuation with China. See more
India and China are the World's most populous countries-and their economies are growing faster than any major economy... See more