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Child, Travers Barclay

Lecturer of Finance, CEIBS 

Dr. Travers Barclay Child is a Lecturer of Finance at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). He conducted his PhD studies in Economics at the Vrije Universiteit and Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam, where his PhD research was funded by a competitive Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) grant.

Dr. Child’s current research interests focus on corporate ownership, political connections, board networks of East Asian firms, and the impact of post-conflict reconstruction on insurgency. His research has been published in international peer reviewed journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics, Defense and Peace Economics, and the Economics of Peace and Security Journal. He has guest-edited a special Afghanistan symposium issue of the EPSJ, and has refereed for leading field journals in economics and accounting.

Dr. Child has won numerous grants, scholarships and awards during his academic life including the Marie Curie Research Fellowship at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, the Stuart A. Bremer Travel Award granted by the Network of European Peace Scientists, and a full scholarship granted by Tinbergen Institute. In addition to his strong academic insight, Dr. Child also has practical experience; he completed a visiting research placement at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and has done consultancy work for the World Bank. He has also given talks at NATO Communications and Information Agency and EBRD.

  • 2017, PhD, Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2013, MPhil, Economics, Tinbergen Institute, Netherlands
  • 2010, MSc, IPE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • 2009, BA, Economics, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Business Networks and Political Connections in East Asia
  • Aid Effectiveness (in Conflict Settings)
  • Corporate Finance
  • Development Economics
  • Microeconomics