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John Ross Dialogues with Wu Xiaoqiu: "China's Economy for 70 Years: Why Is It Frequently Misread?"


Chongyang Forum No. 40

Former British Senior Official John Ross Dialogues with Prof. Wu Xiaoqiu

"China's Economy for 70 Years: Why Is It Frequently Misread?"

Economy-themed Dialogue and New Book Launch

This year is the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China which is also the decisive year for building a well-off society in an all-round way. Over the past 70 years, China's economic development has made remarkable achievements and has been deeply integrated into the world economy, which makes it possible for China to continuously function as the largest contributor to world economic growth. As the world's second largest economy, China's high-quality economic development is the engine and stabilizer of the global economy. John Ross, as a western scholar who has long studied China’s economy and its relationship with the world economy, has jumped out of the inertial thinking of Chinese in his new book Don’t Misread China’s Economy. He further analyzed the great achievements of China’s economy from the perspective of foreigners and provided an objective and new interpretation for China’s economy. Is China’s economy misread or not? Has China’s economic thought exceeded the West? How will China's economy develop with the world economy in the future? Please keep eyes on the dialogue between the former British senior official John Ross and Chinese financial economist Dr. WU Xiaoqiu to further illustrate the past, present and future of China’s economy.

Host: Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY)

Time:14:00-16:00 Thursday, April 4th 2019

Venue: Conference Room 602, 6th Floor of Wenhua Building, No.59 Zhongguancun Street, Haidian District, Beijing

Language: Chinese-English simultaneous interpretation

Moderator: Wang Wen, Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY)

Keynote speaker: John Ross

John Ross, a senior fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China, former Director of Economic and Business Policy of London. He has written more than 200 articles on China’s economy and its relationship with the world economy since 1992. He is also a resident columnist for Sina Finance and Guancha Syndicate’s Opinion Leaders. Don’t Misread China’s Economy is his another new work after The Great Chess Game? A New Perspective on China’s Destiny and is selected as a key theme publication of the the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the CPC. He further introduced China’s economic achievements with detailed data in his book and give an objective and brand-new interpretation of China’s economy.

Dialogue guest: Prof. WU Xiaoqiu

Prof. WU Xiaoqiu is the Vice President of Renmin University of China, Director of Institute of Finance and Securities, first-class professor (Finance), vice chairman of the University Academic Council, and Yangtz Scholar of the Ministry of Education (2007). He is an influential scholar in the study of capital market in China's economic circle and an important pioneer in securities teaching, scientific research, personnel training and capital market theory research.

Invited guests:

Wei Benhua, Former Deputy Director of State Administration of Foreign Exchange, Senior Fellow of RDCY

Liu Zhiqin, Senior Fellow of RDCY


14:00-14:05  Opening and introduction

14:05-14:10  Remarks by Ms. Ji Xiurong, Deputy General Manager of Tianjin Publishing Media Group

14:10-14:45  Keynote speech by John Ross

14:45-15:00  Comments by Prof. WU Xiaoqiu

15:00-15:30  Dialogue

15:30-15:45  Guests comments and discussion

15:45-16:00  Q&A

Key Words: RDCY   dialogue   John Ross   Wu Xiaoqiu  

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