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Modern China Lecture Series Featuring Isabella Weber

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Speaker: Isabella Weber, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Isabella M. Weber is a political economist working on China, global trade and the history of economic thought. She is an Assistant Professor of Economics and the Research Leader for China of the Asian Political Economy Program at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Her first book How China Escaped Shock Therapy: The Market Reform Debate has been awarded the International Convention of Asia Scholars’ Ground-breaking Subject Matter Accolade. For her work on rise of economics in China’s recent history she has won the Warren Samuels Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in History of Economic Thought and Methodology. Previously she was a Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London, and has been the principal investigator of the ESRC-funded Rebuilding Macroeconomics project What Drives Specialization? A Century of Global Export Patterns. Isabella holds a Ph.D. in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge and a Ph.D. in Economics from the New School of Social Research, New York and has studied at the Free University of Berlin, Peking University and Tsinghua University.

Presented via Zoom
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Register at: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9Z-gUEMcTVKZbDbAj98Ecg

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October 5
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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