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How Reform Worked in China

Hosted by the Institute of Global Affairs

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Speakers

Professor Yingyi Qian

Professor Yingyi Qian

Dr Keyu Jin

Dr Keyu Jin

Chair

Professor Erik Berglof

Professor Erik Berglof

Chinese economist Yingyi Qian will be in dialogue with Jin Keyu to discuss Qian’s book How Reform Worked in China: The Transition from Plan to Market.

In his book Yingyi Qian asks whether Chinese successful economic design at the institutional and policy levels and the dual-track implementation of markets can enrich the world’s repository of understanding of contemporary modalities of development. He argues that to understand how reform has worked in China one has to look at initial historical conditions and contemporary constraints.

Yingyi Qian is former Dean and Professor of the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University in Beijing, and a member of the Economic Policy Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

Keyu Jin (@KeyuJin) is an associate professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is from Beijing, China, and holds a B.A., M.A. and Phd from Harvard University. Her research focuses on international macroeconomics and the Chinese economy.

Erik Berglof (@ErikBerglof) is the inaugural Director of the Institute of Global Affairs (IGA) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

The Institute of Global Affairs (@LSEIGA) aims to maximise the impact of LSE's leading expertise across the social sciences by shaping inclusive and locally-rooted responses to the most important and pressing global challenges.

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