Fourth Annual N.T. Wang Distinguished Lecture
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)
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The Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Chazen Institute of International Business are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual N.T. Wang Distinguished Lecture featuring Qiren Zhou, Professor of Economics, National School of Development, Peking University; Lulu Chow Wang Senior Visiting Scholar, Chazen Institute of International Business, Columbia University.
"Urbanization and Land Ownership Reform in China”
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Check-in and Registration
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Lecture and Q&A
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Reception
International Affairs Building, Room 1501
Followed by reception
Please note, this lecture will be in Chinese with English translation
Qiren Zhou graduated from Renmin University of China in 1982. In the 1980s, he worked for the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the Research Centre for Rural Development of the State Council, where he was engaged in the research of China’s reform and development. From 1989, he visited and studied at the University of Oxford, the University of Colorado, the University of Chicago, as well as the University of California Los Angeles, where he received his Ph.D. degree. In 1995, he joined the China Centre for Economic Research at Peking University (CCER). His research areas include Property Rights and Contracts, Economic Institution Change, Firms and Market Organization, Monopoly and Regulation, Land System Reform and Urbanization, and Money and Banking. He was the Dean of the National School of Development (NSD) at Peking University from 2008 to 2012. He also served as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China from 2010-1012.
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Since its establishment in 1949, Columbia University's East Asian Institute has been a major center for research, teaching, and publishing on modern and contemporary Asia, covering China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Korean peninsula, and the countries of Southeast Asia; in recent years the scope has expanded to include Tibet and Inner Asia. The Institute is affiliated with Columbia's Schools of Business, Law, International and Public Affairs, and Arts and Sciences, bringing together over 50 full-time faculty, a diverse group of visiting scholars and professionals, and students from the United States and abroad. As of January 2003, the East Asian Institute was renamed the Weatherhead East Asian Institute to honor the generosity of the Weatherhead Foundation. Through its many programs, conferences, seminars, and publications, the Institute creates an international forum for discussion about cultural, economic, historical, and political issues involving the Asia Pacific region. For more information, visit www.columbia.edu/weai
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