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Yuen Yuen Ang

Yuen Yuen Ang is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan and author of How China Escaped the Poverty Trap (2016) and China’s Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption (2020). She is currently writing a new book, The Age of Disruption: Toward an Adaptive Political Economy, with Cambridge University Press. Follow her on Twitter at @yuenyuenang.

Innovation is not just for elites. The poor and rural innovate all the time, using what they have.

Yuen Yuen Ang