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China moving towards a high-income economy: challenges, opportunities and prospects - ONLINE ONLY

Date

From: Thursday June 30, 2022, 12:30 pm

To: Thursday June 30, 2022, 1:30 pm

China’s economic growth is facing both headwinds and great potential. With per capita income level reaching US$12,000 in 2021, China is projected to become a high-income country soon. As China continues to grow in economic size and impact, what happens in China in terms of its growth model and policies increasingly matters for the global economy. In this presentation, we explore the challenges and opportunities that China faces in its transition towards a high-income economy. A lot is at stake, and therefore in-depth and open discussions are needed to understand the forces that shape the future trajectory of the Chinese economy.

Speakers:

Professor Ligang Song, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Ligang Song is Professor of Economics in Arndt-Corden Department of Economics at Crawford School of Public Policy, and Director of China Economy Program at the Australian National University. His research interests include international economics, development economics and policy studies, and the Chinese economy and publishes widely on the topics involved. He teaches graduate courses in development economics and institutional economics and supervises a number of PhD students in economics at Crawford School. He has been a convener for organising the annual China Update conferences and publishing the annual China Update book series at Australian National University.
Dr Yixiao Zhou, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Yixiao Zhou is a Senior Lecturer at the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics and Deputy Director of China Economy Program at Crawford School of Public Policy. Her research focuses on international macroeconomics and policies, the economics of innovation and industrial upgrading, development and growth, and the Chinese Economy, and publishes on these research topics. She teaches and supervises graduate students for advanced and innovative research with policy impact. Yixiao serves as the President of Chinese Economics Society Australia (CESA) and contributes to the understanding and forecasting of economic growth in China and its interactions with the world economy.

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