The 17th Annual Gaston Sigur Memorial Lecture
Sponsored by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies
Monday, April 22, 2013
5:00 - 5:30pm Reception
5:30 - 6:30pm Lecture
The Elliott School of International Affairs
City View Room, 1957 E Street, NW; Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20052
Thomas G. Rawski
Professor of Economics and History at the University of Pittsburgh
Join us for the 17th annual Gaston Sigur Memorial Lecture! This year, Professor Thomas G. Rawski will lecture on the topic of "China's Boom -- Why Not Earlier? Why So Long? Can it Last?"
Thomas G. Rawski Thomas G. Rawski is Professor of Economics and History at the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on the development and modern history of China's economy, including studies of China's reform mechanism and achievements, as well as analyses focused on productivity, investment, industry, trade, labor markets, environment, and economic measurement. His publications include books on Economic Growth and Employment in China; Chinese History in Economic Perspective; Economic Growth in Prewar China; China's Transition to Industrialization; and Economics and the Historian. He is co-editor of volumes on China's Rise and the Balance of Influence in Asia (2007) and China's Great Economic Transformation (2008).
Please RSVP at: go.gwu.edu/sigurmemorial.