Wei Luo

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B.A./B.S. German Literature, Psychology (Peking University);
M.A. Social Sciences (University of Chicago)
Areas of Interest: 
comparative historical sociology, combining political sociology, business history, organizational theory, and gender studies

Dissertation:  She is completing a dissertation on the formation of the financial market in southwest China. Wei Luo shows that China experienced a critical economic breakthrough during the early twentieth century, centered on the nexus between urban elite families and regional economic development. Another strand of Luo’s research centers on the relative underrepresentation of women in academic knowledge in different national and cultural contexts.