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Given a year of historic social and economic disruption, Hong Kong’s future is filled with uncertainty. On March 18, Anthony Neoh and Anissa Chan discussed how the unrest and the current development will impact Hong Kong in the years to come. Moderated by Bernard Yeung, the conversation covered a range of topics, including critical current changes, population dynamics, Hong Kong’s role as China’s global financial center, the state of education in Hong Kong, and more. Neoh and Chan provided their vision for Hong Kong’s future and highlight how it can succeed in the 21st century.

About the Seminar Series

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, March 18, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moderated Discussion

Anthony Neoh, Senior Counsel, Hong Kong Bar

Anissa Chan, Member of the Council and Honorary Fellow, The Education University of Hong Kong; Member of the Board of Governors of Centennial College, The University of Hong Kong; Member of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) Complaints Committee; Member of the Independent Police Complaints Council

Bernard Yeung (Moderator), Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor in Finance and Strategic Management, National University of Singapore Business School; President, Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research