Research Focus: International Economic Governance and the Role of Law in the Chinese Economy (Report Series)
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Bio: Michael Du is an assistant professor at faculty of law, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He holds a D.Phil in public international law from University of Oxford, an LL.M from Harvard Law School and an LL.B from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Before he came to academia in 2009, Prof. Du had been in private practice in New York for two years.
Prof. Du's current research interests focus on international economic governance (covering trade, investment and finance), corporations and capital markets, and the role of law in transitional economies (especially Chinese law and society). His recent publications include 'Autonomy in Setting Appropriate Level of Protection under the WTO Law: Rhetoric or Reality?" in 13 (4) Journal of International Economic Law 1077 (2010) and 'Standard of Review under the SPS Agreement after EC- Hormones II' in 59 (2) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 441 (2010).