REGISTER BELOW before 2:00 pm EST on January 23, 2023

This event is taking place on Zoom and can also be viewed live in-person in the Kanta Marwah Seminar Room (Loeb D-880) at Carleton University. The Zoom link will be sent to all participants who register with a valid email address before 2:00 pm EST on January 23, 2023.

About the talk

With the release of China’s 14th Five Year Plan, President Xi Jinping set his sights on China’s becoming a high-income country by 2035. Drawing on the experience of other countries which have escaped from the middle-income trap, this talk will assess China’s prospects for continued rapid growth over the medium term. It will also discuss the opportunities and challenges for Canada.

About the speaker

Based in Shanghai, Mark Kruger is the Opinion Editor at Yicai Global. He holds Senior Fellow appointments at the Yicai Research Institute, the Centre for International Governance Innovation and University of Alberta’s China Institute.

Previously, Mark was a Senior Policy Director in the Bank of Canada’s International Department, a Senior Advisor to the Canadian Executive Director at the IMF and head of the Economic and Financial Section in the Canadian Embassy in Beijing. Mark began his career at the Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission.

You can find Mark’s short, data-driven insights into China’s economy here: https://markkruger.substack.com/

About the hosts

This talk is being hosted by the Centre for Monetary and Financial Economics (CMFE) and the Department of Economics at Carleton University.