Econ 1 LectureThe Chinese Economy: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
lecture by Wing Thye Woo, Professor of Economics at the University of California at Davis.
January 22, 2009 at 7:30 pm in Science Center 101.
Professor Woo will discuss an issue each from Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: the debate on explaining yesterday's impressive growth, the present acrimony over China's exchange rate policy, and the key challenges to maintaining China's high growth.
Selected papers by Professor Woo:
"The Real Reasons for China's Growth," The China Journal, January 1999. [pdf]
"The Challenges of Governance Structure, Trade Disputes and Natural Environment to China's Growth," Comparative Economic Studies, 49, 2007. [pdf]
"Understanding the Sources of Friction in U.S.-China Trade Relations: The Exchange Rate Debate Diverts Attention from Optimum Adjustment," Asian Economic Papers, 7:3, 2008.
Wing Thye Woo is a Professor of Economics at the University of California at Davis, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC, and the Director of the East Asia Program within the Earth Institute at Columbia University.
This lecture is sponsored by the Departments of Economics, History, and Political Science and the Asian Studies Program.