Prof Pei Sun

Professor and Chair of International Business

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Dr. Pei SUN is Professor and Chair of International Business at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS), University of Manchester, UK. He received his BA (Economics) from Peking University, Beijing, China and his PhD in business economics and strategy from Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, U.K. Before joining AMBS, he was a Professor of Economics and Strategy at the School of Management, Fudan University, China. His research interests include corporate governance and nonmarket strategy, with a particular focus on how foreign and domestic firms manage and exploit institutional complexity and changes in emerging economies. He is senior editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Management and associate editor of British Journal Management. He serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Perspectives, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Journal of International Business Studies and Journal of World Business. He has published papers in renowned academic journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and World Development. He is a frequent commentator on Chinese economic and business issues in both Chinese and global media (e.g., China Business News and Financial Times), and has provided policy advice and consulting service to numerous multinational and domestic companies in China.

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2006 - Doctor of Philosophy, Business and Management Economics, University of Cambridge (2001 - 2005)
  • 2002 - Master of Philosophy, Economics with Development, University of Cambridge (2000 - 2001)
  • 2000 - Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Peking University (1996 - 2000)

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