November 11, 2013
101 Penang Road
19:00 Registration, Networking Reception and Booksigning
20:00 Program and Q&A
China's Eight Percent Growth for Thirty Years: How Developing Economies Can Take Off
Justin Yifu Lin, PhD '86, Professor and Honorary Dean, National School of Development at Peking University, and Vice Chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce
How can developing countries grow their economies? Most answers to this question center on what the rich world should or shouldn't do for the poor world. In his new book The Quest for Prosperity, Justin Yifu Lin, PhD '86--the first non-Westerner to be chief economist of the World Bank--focuses on what developing nations can do to help themselves.
Join us for this special event with Justin Yifu Lin and a distinguished panel that will discuss "The Pursuit of the Global Growth Agenda," moderated by Kevin W. Lu, Director, Asia-Pacific Region, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, World Bank Group.
Panelists will include:
- Bert Hofman, Chief Economist, East Asia and Pacific and Director, World Bank Singapore Office, The World Bank
- Justin Yifu Lin, PhD '86, Professor and Honorary Dean, National School of Development at Peking University, and Vice Chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce
- Ian H. Solomon, Vice President for Global Engagement, The University of Chicago
During the booksigning, you will have an opportunity to purchase Justin Lin's new book, "The Quest for Prosperity: How Developing Economies Can Take Off"