Barriers to Entry and Regional Economic Growth in China

Judith and Marshall Meyer Lectures on China’s Economy

Loren Brandt, Professor of Economics, University of Toronto

Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics, Rm 100, 133 S. 36th St.

The non-state manufacturing sector has been the engine of China's economic transformation. Up through the mid-1990s, the sector exhibited large regional differences; subsequently we observe rapid convergence in…

2018 China Town Hall

U.S.-China Relations: Can We Avoid Calamity?

The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, 66th U.S. Secretary of State and Former National Security Advisor; Douglas Spelman, Senior Advisor, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

- Rm 200, Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics, 133 36th St, Philadelphia PA

Join communities across the United States in a national conversation on China. Featuring an interactive national webcast at 6pm with former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor…

Migration, Social Institutions, and Popular Resistance in Rural China

Yao Lu, Associate Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

CSCC Conference Room, Perelman 418, 133 S. 36th St.

How does migration shape collective resistance in migrant-sending communities (rural China)? This study integrates perspectives from social movements and migration to develop a framework in which migration…

Manipulating Globalization: The Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China

Ling Chen, Assistant Professor, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics, Rm 100, 133 S. 36th St.

Although China is a global manufacturing titan, the "made in China" model has begun to wane. Starting in the 2000s, China shifted from attracting foreign investment to promoting domestic firms. This shift led…