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Albert Park: China’s Economy and the Rise of Asia

Co-hosted by Stanford Center on China's Economy and Institutions and Stanford King Center on Global Development

Event Details:

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
4:30pm - 6:00pm PST


John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building
366 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94025
United States


This event is open to:

General Public

Join us for a discussion on China’s influence on Asia’s economic growth with Albert Park from the Asian Development Bank. He will focus on China’s recent property sector downturn, its trade and investment relationships with other countries, and the development impact through its Belt and Road Initiative.

Park’s presentation will be followed by a Q&A session moderated by SIEPR Director Mark Duggan. You’re invited to a reception at 4:30pm.

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About the Speaker:

Albert F. Park is the Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Director General of its Economic Research and Development Impact Department. He serves as the chief spokesperson on economic and development trends and leads the production of ADB’s flagship knowledge products and support for regional cooperation fora. He has more than two decades of experience as a development economist. A well-known expert on the economy of the People’s Republic of China, he has directed a number of large-scale research projects in the country. He has also served as an international consultant for the World Bank and a member of the steering committee for the Asia-Pacific Research Universities’ Population Ageing Hub. Albert Park has worked on a broad range of development issues including poverty and inequality, intergenerational mobility, microfinance, migration and labor markets, the future of work, and foreign investment. He is the Chair Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Economic Policy at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST, on leave). Previously, he served as a Founding Director of HKUST’s Institute for Emerging Market Studies, Professor at the University of Oxford, and Associate Professor at the University of Michigan. He has also held editorial positions at a number of leading economic journals. A national of the United States, he received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and his doctorate in applied economics from Stanford University.


Wednesday, November 15, 2023

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