Considered one of the world's foremost experts on the Chinese economy, Dr. Linda Yueh is Director of the China Growth Centre at Oxford University, focusing on economic and legal/institutional issues of importance to China and the world. Dr. Yueh's extraordinary expertise centers on economic growth and development, globalization, emerging markets and the interplay between law and economics.
Dr. Yueh is also an Associate of the Globalisation Programme of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Fellow of TheRoyal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, & Commerce(RSA) and Member of the Bar of New York State in the USA. Acclaimed and accomplished, Dr. Yueh was selected to the prestigious "Business Thinkers 50" group and has served as a special advisor to the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Economist Intelligence Unit, and the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House).
In this compelling presentation, Dr. Yueh examines the cutting-edge legal, economic and cross-disciplinary issues surrounding globalisation and the challenges of the 21st century.
Assessing the emergence of China and the impact it has on the Asian region’s growth prospects, Dr. Yueh analyzes trade and the export-led growth model that has propelled Asia into a manufacturing center for the world. The China effect is evaluated in terms of a large, poor, middle-income emerging country in the region as well as with respect to the United States and Europe.
China’s impressive economic growth has propelled it from being one of the poorest countries in the world to becoming its third largest economy. It is one of intricate complexity and challenges, with a mix of characteristics resulting from being both a transition economy and a developing country. With topical discussion incorporating recent research, data and developments , Dr. Yueh explains China’s remarkable transformation from a centrally-planned to a more market-oriented economy through examination of the institutional reforms necessary to support such marketization and eventual global integration. Dr. Yueh also highlights the major developments in China’s economy and provides a stimulating analytical view of the remarkable development of the most exciting economy in the world.