Chris Dixon

Acting Director & Head of GPI Asia Programme

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Economic and Political Development in East and South East Asia (particularly Thailand and Vietnam). Current research and consultancy include: Transitional Economies; Developmental Role of the State; Rise of the Local State; Reformatting of State Power in Vietnam; Foreign Ownership and Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions; Role of UK-based Accountancy, Law and Insurance in Asia’s Emergent Markets; Regional Integration and Governance in East and South East Asia; Rise of Asia and Global Power Shifts and EU-Asia Relations.

Select Journal Articles

Dixon, C. (2016) ‘Why the global financial crisis had so little impact on the banking systems of Emergent East Asia’, Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics, 4: 28-62.

Dixon, C. (2015) ‘China’s approach to currency internationalisation: Strategy, constraints and prospects for success’, Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics, 3: 7-25.

Dixon, C. (2014) ‘The Internationalisation of the Renminbi (Rmb)’, GPI Policy Paper 26.

Dixon, C. (2013) ‘Why have the East Asian emergent economies been so resilient in the face of the global financial crisis?’, Foreign Policy Research Centre Journal, 13 (1): 80-99.

Dixon, C. (2012) ‘ The Roots of Asian Resilience to the financial crisis’, Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies, 2: 374-388.


Acting Director, Global Policy Institute
Emeritus Professor, London Metropolitan University
Deputy Director, Global Policy Institute