On January 15–16, 2016, The New York Review of Books, along with the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong and Fritt Ord, held an international conference to discuss the development of Chinese political economy and the role of governance within it. This panel, chaired by Michael Hor of the University of Hong Kong, featured remarks by Jerome Cohen of New York University, Fu Hualing of the University of Hong Kong, and Wang Zhenmin of Tsinghua University.
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New York Review of Books - 9 July 2015
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