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"China’s Evolving Economy"
Guest Speaker: Professor Bei Zhao, PhD, Xiamen University
Moderator: Jeffrey Cooper, The Richard Petritz Foundation

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reforms, shifting from a centrally-planned to a more market-based economy. As the world’s second-largest economy, China has proved to be a rising super-power. But will China be able to sustain this economic growth? 

Professor Bei Zhao will provide an “insider” perspective on China. Her presentation will leave us with a better understanding of China’s culture, systems, values, and economy.

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Professor Bei Zhao earned her BA in Economics from Xiamen University, her MBA from Dalhousie University in Canada, and her PhD in Management from the University of Hong Kong. In addition to working as a professor in Canada and China since 1990, Dr. Zhao has been involved in research and studies that have been published in dozens of journals since 2004.

Xiamen University, located in the Fujian province of China, was founded in 1921 by Chinese businessman, entrepreneur and industrialist Tan Kah Kee. The university has grown to nearly 40,000 students, with 28 colleges, 14 research institutes, 6 graduate schools, and inter-school cooperation agreements with more than 300 universities around the world.


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