This panel of experts will explore the strengths and pitfalls of China’s growth model and the lessons for African industrial development.
The event will be opened the Rt Hon Desmond Swayne (@DesmondSwayne), Minister of State for International Development.
Chang-Tai Hsieh is Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth (@ChicagoBooth).
John Sutton is the Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics at LSE.
Dr John Page is Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution (@BrookingsGlobal), IGC Country Director (Tanzania) and former Chief Economist for Africa, World Bank.
The International Growth Centre (IGC) (@The_IGC) aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research. The IGC directs a global network of world-leading researchers and in-country teams in Africa and South Asia and works closely with partner governments to generate high quality research and policy advice on key growth challenges.
Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEAfricaChina
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