OXCEP St Edmund Hall

OXCEP Distinguished Speaker Lecture

Justin Yifu Lin

(Peking University)

China’s Rise and Structural Transformation in Africa:
Ideas and Opportunities

Co-sponsored by Oxford Chinese Students & Scholars Association

Friday October 17, 5 p.m., in the Doctorow Lecture Room,
St Edmund Hall

Justin Yifu Lin

Justin Yifu Lin is currently professor and honorary dean, National School of Development at Peking University, and vice-chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. He was the senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank, 2008-2012. Prior to joining the Bank he served for fifteen years as founding director and professor of the China Centre for Economic Research (CCER) at Peking University. He is the author of 24 books including Against the Consensus: Reflections on the Great Recession, The Quest for Prosperity: How Developing Countries can Take Off, New Structural Economics: A Framework for Rethinking Development and Policy, Demystifying the Chinese Economy, and Economic Development and Transition: Thought, Strategy and Viability. He is much sought after as a top economic adviser, both within and beyond China. He has received honorary doctoral degrees from six international universities and is a corresponding fellow of the British Academy.

Justin Yifu Lin is China’s best-known economist. No-one is better placed to understand both China’s economy and the economies of Africa, and the relationships between them.

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