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3/14/24 NEC Luncheon: ‘A Conversation on the Origins and Outlook for Economic Stability and Growth in China’ with Yasheng Huang, The Wilson Center & MIT

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3/14/24 NEC Luncheon: ‘A Conversation on the Origins and Outlook for Economic Stability and Growth in China’ with Yasheng Huang, The Wilson Center & MIT

March 14 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

‘A Conversation on the Origin and Outlook for Economic Stability and Growth in China’ with Yasheng Huang, Wilson Center Fellow and Epoch Foundation Professor of Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management

Moderated by Ana Swanson, The New York Times

Date: Thursday, March 14

Time: 12pm to 1:30pm ET

Location: Logan Tavern, 1423 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Yasheng Huang of MIT will discuss his book on the historical origins of China’s remarkable economic success with Ana Swanson of The New York Times. They will also examine the roots of China’s current struggles and how the US can engage with China more productively.

Please Note: This in an in-person event.

For metro and parking details about the location, please visit the Logan Tavern website.

Please contact the NEC if you have questions at manager@national-economists.org.

About our Speaker:

Yasheng Huang holds the Epoch Foundation Professorship of Global Economics and Management at MIT Sloan School of Management. From 2013 to 2017, he served as an Associate Dean in charge of MIT Sloan’s Global Partnership programs and its Action Learning initiatives. His previous appointments include faculty positions at the University of Michigan and at Harvard Business School.

Professor Huang is the author of 11 books in both English and Chinese and of many academic papers (such as on regulatory transparency, historical autocracy, statistical falsifications, tax, financing, sectoral and regulatory biases, history of reforms and strategy, political economy of controls, etc.) 

His book, The Rise and Fall of the EAST: How Exams, Autocracy, Stability, and Technology Brought China Success, and Why They Might Lead to its Decline, was selected by Foreign Affairs magazine to its Best Books list in 2023. Another book, Statism with Chinese Characteristics, examines economic reforms and economic performance of China since 1978.

He is a member of a taskforce at the Asia Society on US-China policy and of the Brookings-CSIS Advisory Council on Advancing US-China collaboration. Huang is a  Woodrow Wilson fellow for the academic year 2023-24 in Washington DC. He has served as a consultant at World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and OECD, and serves on advisory and corporate boards of non-profit and for-profit organizations.

$25.00 – $35.00

Logan Tavern

1423 P St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
202-332-3710
View Venue Website

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