International Conference: China and the West 1950-2050

International conference organized by the Center for Institutions, Policy and Culture in the Development Process on the theme China and the West 1950-2050: Economic Growth, Demographic Transition and Pensions.

The conference will be held on November 21, 2011 at the University of Zurich (KOL-G-217). The list of speakers includes leading scholars from China, the United States and Europe, including:

Prof. David Weil (Brown University)
Dr. Ebrahim Rahbari (Citigroup)
Prof. Jiehua Lu (Peking University)
Prof. Kjetil Storesletten (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Prof. Nancy Qiang (University of Yale)
Prof. Joachim Voth (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Prof. Matthias Doepke (Northwestern University)
Prof. Michele Tertilt (University of Mannheim)
Prof. Moshe Hazan (Hebrew University)
Prof. Dirk Krueger (University of Pennsylvania)

Please register by email (, if you are interested in attending this conference.

Program (PDF, 1 MB)