Yue Xiao, a 2018-19 HOPE Center Fellow, Wins the HES's Best Conference Paper by a Young Scholar Award

Yue Xiao, a 2018-19 HOPE Center Fellow, has won the HES's 2019 Best Conference Paper by a Young Scholar award for her paper titled "John Stuart Mill and China: Peeking behind China's Stationary State." As Yue's paper explains, Mill early made an empirical analysis of the relationship between China’s high interest rate and the desire for capital accumulation. He went on to explore the negative connection between China’s “despotism of custom” and individual liberty.

Congratulations, Yue!