Public Lecture: Industrial Development – China and Africa

As part of Growth Week 2016, Professor John Sutton and Professor Chang-Tai Hsieh held a public lecture entitled “Industrial Development – China and Africa” on Wednesday 1 June.

Industrial development is widely seen as the key to sustained inclusive growth in Africa, and China is often cited as a model.  This panel of experts explored the strengths and pitfalls of this model and the lessons for African industrial development.

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday 1st June, from 18.30 to 20.00

VENUE: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics

SPEAKERS: John Sutton (Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics at LSE); Chang-Tai Hsieh (Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth).

CHAIR:  John Page (Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution, IGC Country Director in Tanzania and former Chief Economist for Africa, World Bank).

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEAfricaChina


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