Has the EAST Risen, Again? Lessons and Experiences from History

Yasheng Huang, Epoch Foundation Professor of Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management. 

12:30pm - 2:00pm | CSCC Conference Room, 133 S. 36th St, Room 418

This talk is based on Prof.Huang's ongoing book project Has the EAST Risen, Again? He will discuss four factors that have shaped Chinese development both historically and during the contemporary period. These four are: Examination, Autocracy, Stability and Technology (EAST). The talk will focus on the historical formation of Chinese autocracy and will explore the implications for technology historically and during contemporary era.

Yasheng Huang is the Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management and Faculty Director of Action Learning at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Between 2013 and 2017, he served as an Associate Dean in charge of MIT Sloan’s global partnership programs and its action learning initiatives. His previous appointments include faculty positions at the University of Michigan and at Harvard Business School.

This event will be held on-site in the CSCC conference room, but with a Zoom option.

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