Max J. Zenglein’s research focuses on China’s macroeconomic development, international trade and industrial policies. He has a particular interest in China’s evolving economic system and the economic conditions in Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.
Zenglein has over ten years of professional experience working on China-related economic issues. Before joining MERICS he was an economic analyst for the German Chamber of Commerce in Shenzhen and Beijing. He is an economist by training and has studied at the University of New York at Buffalo, the Berlin School of Economics and Law, the University of Hong Kong and the University of Kassel. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Kassel in 2015.