David Barboza is the Shanghai business correspondent for The New York Times based in Shanghai, China since November 2004. He writes about Fortune 500 companies operating in China, but also about major Chinese companies and also covers trends and economics.
David graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's degree in history and attended Yale University for graduate school, studying history, philosophy and education. In college, he was an intern and stringer for The New York Times, working first in Boston and later in New York. He also worked as a research assistant and stringer in the Dallas Bureau of the paper. He was hired as a staff writer in the business section of The New York Times in 1997 to cover the stock market.