Dr. Robert Pauls

Robert Pauls

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
East Asian Politics
AKAFÖ 2/02
44780 Bochum
Phone:+49 (0)234 32-29828
Fax: +49 (0)234 32-14585


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Research Interests

The political economy of capitalist development in China and East Asia

Finance and financialization in China

Chinese capitalism and the world market (i.e. the Belt and Road Initiative)

Comparative research on capitalism, theorie de la régulation, critical and Marxian political economy


Pauls, Robert/Pries, Ludger (2012) “Changing Labour Relations in China’s Automotive Industry”, in International Journal of Automotive Management and Technology, 12 (4),  pp. 376-394

Pauls, Robert/Pries, Ludger (2013) “Introduction”, in Pries, Ludger (ed.) Shifting Boundaries of Belonging and New Migration Dynamics in Europe and China. Palgrave, Basingstoke (pp. 1-25)

Pauls, Robert (2014) “Review of Egger, Fuchs et al.: Arbeitskämpfe in China”, in Asien, 132, p. 134

Pauls, Robert (2015) “Review of Zhang, Lu: Inside China’s Automobile Factories. The Politics of Labor and Worker Resistance”, in International Review of Social History, 60(3), pp. 515-518

Pauls, Robert (2016) Capitalist development, contradictions and crises in China, 1993-2011, Dissertation. URL: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn/resolver.pl?urn:nbn:de:hbz:294-50153

Pauls, Robert/Andreosso-O’Callaghan, Bernadette/Gottwald, Jörn-Carsten (2016) "On a path towards financialization? The expanding role of finance in China’s growth regime", in Andreosso-O’Callaghan, Bernadette/Jaussaud, Jacques/Zolin, Bruna (eds.) Economic Change in Asia, Routledge, London and New York