Join us on Thursday, March 30th from 4:00 to 5:30 in Blow Hall 201 for Professor Naughton's lecture.
The William and Mary Confucius Institute is honored to have the renowned scholar Professor Barry Naughton, the Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs at the University of California San Diego, deliver a lecture entitled “Is China Socialist?” In this lecture, Professor Naughton will discuss the current role the Chinese government plays in the Chinese economy. This event will be held in Blow Hall 201 from 4 to 5:30 pm on Thursday, March 30th, followed by a reception. Free and open to the public!
Professor Barry Naughton is one of the world’s most highly respected economists working on China. He is an authority on the Chinese economy with an emphasis on issues relating to industry, trade, finance and China's transition to a market economy. Recent research focuses on regional economic growth in China and its relationship to foreign trade and investment. He has addressed economic reform in Chinese cities, trade and trade disputes between China and the United States and economic interactions among mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.