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China Economy Lecture featuring Henry Gao – China, State Capitalism and the World Trading System
March 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Speaker: Henry Gao, Professor of Law, Singapore Management University; Senior Fellow, CIGI
Henry Gao is Professor of Law at Singapore Management University and Senior Fellow at CIGI. With law degrees from three continents, he started his career as the first Chinese lawyer at the WTO Secretariat. He has been an advisor on trade issues to many national governments as well as the WTO, UN, World Bank, ADB, APEC, ASEAN and the World Economic Forum. Widely published on China and WTO and digital trade issues, he sits on the Advisory Board of the WTO Chairs Program, as well as the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economic Law and Journal of Financial Regulation. He was recently interviewed by the Economist for its Money Talks podcast episode on “How globalisation gave way”, and his new paper analyzing China’s changing perspectives on the WTO was quoted as an “invaluable” paper by the Financial Times in its feature article on China’s 20th anniversary in the WTO. His new book “Between Market Economy and State Capitalism: China’s State-Owned Enterprises and the World Trading System” was published by Cambridge University Press in November 2022.