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Challenges and Prospects of the Korean Economy

7 November 2012

Speaker: Hiwhoa Moon, President, Chungmu Forum; Adjunct Professor of Economics, GSIS, Korea University.  Moderator:  Sue Mi Terry, Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute. Professor Moon noted that major issues for South Korea’s economy include job creation and recovery of past growth momentum.  He sees a gloomy forecast for the near future due to the ongoing crisis in Europe, but the medium-term and long-term outlooks depend on the ability of the government to strategize effectively in such an environment. Co-sponsored with The Weatherhead East Asian Institute



The Politics of Deepening Economic Reform and the Role of the State in China

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Jean-Francois Huchet, Professor, School of China Studies, National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations

The Rivalry Between China and Japan for the Economic and Strategic Leadership in Asia

Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Co-sponsors: The Alliance Program, The Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Center on Japanese Economy and Business
Claude Meyer, Associate Professor of International Economics, Sciences Po, Paris; Senior Fellow, GEM-Sciences-Po



China's Labor Practices in Zambia

Monday, 27 February 2012 Co-sponsors: The Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Institute of African Studies 
Phelim Kine, Senior Asia Researcher, Human Rights Watch
Matt Wells, Africa Researcher, Human Rights Watch

Impact of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on Foreign Businesses: the Thai Experience

Thursday, 26 January 2012
Speaker: Medhi Krongkaew, Commissioner, National Anti-Corruption Commission of Thailand
Moderator: Hugh Patrick, Director, CJEB


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