The Global Financial Crisis and China’s Development

All day

Jul.
30

Faculty Organizer:  Dali L. YANG, University of Chicago

Chinese Collaborating Institution: School of Economics, Renmin University of China


This conference, which featured discussion and presentations by China scholars from the U.S., China and throughout the Asia Pacific region, provided an opportunity for participants to examine how China might have been implicated in the current financial and economic crisis, how it has coped with it, and how China’s future domestic development and their global profile might be impacted. 
Topics included:

  • The Economy: The political economy of China’s rebalancing; trade and industrial adjustment; economic lessons from the Great Recession
  • Society: Labor, employment and unemployment
  • Governance: The expanding role of SOE’s; the real estate boom; legal institutions
  • Beijing and the Regions
  • Comparative and Global Perspectives: A historic perspective on China’s development model; China’s international strategy in the wake of the crisis; the shift of Japan’s China Policy

List of participants:

Joseph CHENG, Professor and Chair of Political Science, City University of Hong Kong
Donald CLARKE, Professor, George Washington University Law School
Jacques DE LISLE, Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania
William HURST, Assistant Professor, Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin
JIN Canrong, Deputy Dean and Professor, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China
Ethan MICHELSON, Assistant Professor, Departments of Sociology and East Asian Languages & Cultures, Indiana University
Barry NAUGHTON, Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs, University of California San Diego
SHAN Wei, Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore
Fubing SU, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Vassar College
TAO Ran, Professor, School of Economics, Renmin University of China
Sarah TONG, Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore
Ming WAN, Director of Global Affairs Program and Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University
WANG Dong, Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University
Andrew WEDEMAN, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Nebraska
XIONG Yuegen, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Peking University
LIU Yuanchun, Associate Dean and Professor, School of Economics, Renmin University
Dali YANG, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago; Director, University of Chicago Center in Beijing
Albert S. YEE, Visiting Professor of Government, Dartmouth College
Xianchu ZHANG, Associate Professor and Deputy Head, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong
ZHANG Yansheng, Director of Foreign Economic Institute, NDRC
Quansheng ZHAO, Professor and Division Director of Comparative and Regional Studies; Director of Center for Asian Studies, American University
ZHENG Chaoyu, Professor, School of Economics, Renmin University of China
ZHENG Xinye, Associate Professor, School of Economics, Renmin University of China