A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Symposium: China’s Economy Today ~ The New Normal and Old Challenges
The University of Michigan's Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies will hold a symposium on Chinese economics.
In Fall Term 2015, the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies will hold a symposium to honor the late Robert F. Dernberger’s long and distinguished career in Chinese economics. Panel and round table discussions with his former students and colleagues will take place on Friday morning, October 30th at the Ross School of Business. Panelists include Nicholas Lardy, Peterson Institute; Kenneth Lieberthal, Brookings Institution; Dwight Perkins, Harvard University; Thomas Rawski, University of Pittsburgh; Gene Chang, University of Toledo; Yasheng Huang, MIT; Albert Park, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Penelope Prime, Georgia State University; Yuen Yuen Ang and Jing Cai, University of Michigan.
9am-10:45am Panel One: Macro Economics and Politics
Chair: Yuen Yuen Ang, U-M Department of Political Science
Discussant: Kenneth Lieberthal, Brookings Institution
Panelists: Yasheng Huang, Sloan School of Management, MIT; Penelope Prime, Robinson School of Business, Georgia State University; Dwight Perkins, Dept. of Economics, Harvard University
11am-12:30pm Panel Two: Micro Economics
Chair: Jing Cai, U-M Department of Economics
Discussant: Nicholas Lardy, Peterson Institute
Panelists: Gene Chang, Asian Studies, University of Toledo; Albert Park, Dept. of Economics, HKUST Business School, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Thomas Rawski, Dept. of Economics, University of Pittsburgh
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 16