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Ryan Featherston

Research Analyst

Ryan Featherston is a Research Analyst with Rhodium Group’s China practice focused on China’s involvement in supply chains related to the green transition, including critical minerals and green energy technology.

Prior to joining Rhodium, Ryan worked as a research intern at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy and Trivium China.

Ryan holds a Master’s degree in China studies with an emphasis in economics and management from Peking University’s Yenching Academy. He received Bachelor’s degrees in economics and Chinese language and culture from Arizona State University. He is fluent in Mandarin and English.


China Pathfinder: Annual Scorecard 2022

China Pathfinder, a joint project of Rhodium Group and the Atlantic Council's GeoEconomics Center, compares China’s economic system to those of market economies


China Pathfinder: Q2 2022 Update

China’s economic growth slowed to 0.4 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2022, despite aggressive steps by authorities to support struggling companies, boost consumption, and address the spike in youth unemployment


China Pathfinder: Q1 2022 Update

China’s leaders spent the first months of 2022 in damage-control mode, as a host of economic problems and new pandemic-related challenges piled up. With the entire city of Shanghai under a zero-COVID lockdown, the crackdown on technology firms ongoing,  and the property sector deteriorating, good economic news was scarce.