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Remaking the University and Economy in China

Remaking the University and Economy in China Symposium

The Center for the Study of Economy and Society is hosting a Symposium on “Remaking the University and Economy in China” on Monday, April 8th at Cornell University beginning at 4:00 pm. Videos of the presentations will be shared on our YouTube channel the following week.  A list of the participants can be found below:

Introduction

  • Victor Nee, Frank and Rosa Rhodes Professor of Economic Sociology, and Director of the Center for the Study of Economy and Society

Presenters

  • John Edward Hopcroft, Joseph C. Ford Professor of Computer Science Emeritus and former Joseph Sibert Dean of Engineering, Cornell University, A.M. Turing Award (1986), National Academy of Sciences, a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
  • Justing Yifu Lin, Professor of Economics, Peking University; Chief Economist of the World Bank, 2008-2012; China’s State Council Counsellor, 2013 to present.
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