John Tang is a senior lecturer in economics at the University of Melbourne. He has a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in economics from Northwestern University.
His research interests covers economic history, international trade, and applied microeconomics topics, with a focus on the Japanese economy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Tang currently is on the editorial board of the Journal of Economic History and previously directed the Centre for Economic History at the Australian National University..
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FEATURED Journal article
Give and Take: Poverty and the Status Order in Early Modern Japan. By Maren A. Ehlers. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2018. Pp xiv, 351. $49.95, hardcover.Read more
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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress. By Steven Pinker. ..
THE ENGINE AND THE REAPER: INDUSTRIALIZATION AND MORTALITY IN LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY JAPA..
A TALE OF TWO SICS: JAPANESE AND AMERICAN INDUSTRIALISATION IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
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