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The Future of Development: Lessons from China

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:15am Washington DC time

 Yuen Yuen Ang's presentation can be accessed here.


  • Yuen Yuen Ang, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor​​​​​
  • Shang-Jin Wei, N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and Professor of Finance and Economics, Graduate School of Business and School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University


  • Shanta Devarajan, Non-resident Fellow, Center for Global Development; Professor of the Practice of Development, Georgetown University, gui2de affiliate


In the Future of Development series, the Center for Global Development and the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation (gui2de) bring together development experts, scholars, and policymakers to address the big questions facing developing countries and help shape the agenda in global development over the next decade. In this edition, Yuen Yuen Ang and Shang-Jin Wei will join host Shanta Devarajan to discuss the lessons for developing countries today from China’s development experience.

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