Title: Chinese Economy: Current Challenges and Future Pathway----- Is China facing a hard landing or soft landing?
Speaker: Douglas Zhihua Zeng, Senior Economist, Word Bank
Host: WANG Youqiang, Professor, School of Public Policy and Management
Time: 14:00-15:30, March 25, 2016
Venue: Room 302, School of Public Policy and Management
Douglas Zhihua Zeng is the senior economist at the World Bank, and a global expert on macroeconomic policy, innovation, special economic zones, clusters, competitiveness and knowledge economy. Since joining the Bank in 1998, he has worked on many countries in EAP, Africa, LAC, and ECA. Recent books (including co-authored or edited) include Building Engines for Growth and Competitiveness in China: Experience with Special Economic Zones and Industrial Clusters; Knowledge, Technology, and Cluster-Based Growth in Africa; Promoting Enterprise-Led Innovation in China; Innovation for Development and the Role of Government; and Enhancing China’s Competitiveness through Lifelong Learning, among others. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked as a scholar at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Stanford University. He has been invited to give speeches on many international conference, forums and seminars.