China 2035: Michael Spence
Tuesday, March 11 – "Challenges to the Sustainability of China's Evolving Growth Model"
Michael Spence, former Dean of FAS; Nobel Laureate in Economics; currently Professor of Economics at New York University
"Challenges to the Sustainability of China's Evolving Growth Model" featuring Michael Spence, former Dean of FAS and Nobel Laureate of economics. Currently a Professor of Economics at the Stern School of Business, New York University, Michael Spence is also a Senior Fellow at The Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; and Chairman of the Academic Council, Fung Global Institute. His scholarship focuses on economic policy in emerging markets, the economics of information, and the impact of leadership on economic growth.
“China 2035: Energy, Climate, and Development” is a new lecture series convened by the Harvard University Center for the Environment and the Harvard China Project. The objective of the series is to explore the challenges China is expected to face over the next two decades at the intersection of economic development, demands for energy, and environmental degradation including the potential impacts of climate change.