China's New Model of Economic Growth: China Symposium 2017


China's New Model of Economic Growth: China Symposium 2017

Theatre B117
Melbourne School of Design


Masson Road

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China's New Model of Economic Growth (2): Innovation and Technological Change

The China Symposium presents the latest research on the Chinese economy. In this year's symposium, leading scholars and the World Bank's Country Director (China, Mongolia and Korea) will discuss China's next transformation. How is China managing its economic transition through institutional reform, innovation and technological change? What fiscal and financial risks does the economy face? Is regional inequality being addressed?

Panel 1: Update on China's macroeconomic status

Chair: Professor Ross Garnaut AC, University of Melbourne

Bert Hofman, The World Bank, China's next transformation

Professor Wing Thye Woo, University of California, Davis, Managing the economic slowdown during the transition to the new path of sustainable development

Professor Yiping Huang, Peking University, Innovations in the financial sector

Professor Christine Wong, University of Melbourne, Protecting against fiscal risks

Professor Yao Yang, Peking University and University of Melbourne Asia Scholar, Regional convergence of the economy

Panel 2: Innovation and technological change

Chair: Professor Ligang Song, Australian National University

Professor Xiaobo Zhang, Peking University, China's transition to a more innovative economy

Dr Kejun Jiang, Energy Research Institute, Technological progress in developing renewable energies

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