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The Secret of China's Growth

Prof. Xiaodong Zhu, Professor of Economics, University of Toronto
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The Centre for Finance and Development has the great pleasure to welcome Prof. Xiaodong Zhu, Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto, for a lecture on the Secret of China’s Growth hosted by Prof. Yi Huang, Associate Professor of Economics and Pictet Chair of Finance and Development.

Professor Zhu will briefly discuss China's historical growth performance from 1800 to 1950. He will then present growth accounting results for the period from 1952 to 1978 and the period since 1978, decomposing the sources of growth into capital deepening, labor deepening, and productivity growth. He will then focus on the sources of growth since 1978, the year when China started economic reform.

Professor Zhu's presentation will be followed by Q&As.

The event will take place in Auditorium A2, from 18:15-19:30.

Free entrance. Registration needed.