China is poised to become the world’s largest economy in the near future. However, such growth is not guaranteed. China faces increasingly complex questions about how to manage the tension between state control and market influence within its own borders, and how to address international disputes that often arise with expanded global influence.
Pairing University of Chicago economists with world-renowned experts on China, including both intellectual leaders as well as industry professionals, “China in Today’s World” is a new series that aims to provide timely insights into these and other key issues, ranging from technology to financial markets, and from international trade to regional political challenges.
All times are listed in Central Standard Time.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Huawei and China’s Telecom Industry
Scott Kennedy, Senior Adviser and Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Yun Wen, Senior Economist, Infinite-Sum Modeling, Inc; Author of “The Huawei Model The Rise of China’s Technology Giant”
Zhiguo He (Moderator), Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance, Chicago Booth; Director, BFI-China
Thursday, February 25, 2021
China’s New Economic Growth and Inward Out Outward Circulations
David Li, Mansfield Freeman Chair Professor, Department of Finance, School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University
Chang-Tai Hsieh (Moderator), Phyllis and Irwin Winkelried Professor of Economics and PCL Faculty Scholar, Chicago Booth; Initiative Director, BFI-China’s Chinese Economic Growth Initiative