China in 2030 and its role in the world economy (hybrid event)
- Date: Thursday 18 May 2023, 18:00 – 19:00
- Location: Business School Maurice Keyworth LT (G.02)
- Cost: Free
Professor Xiaolan Fu from the University of Oxford looks ahead to China's role in the world economy at the end of the decade.
The Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds welcomes guest speaker Xiaolan Fu, Professor of Technology and International Development at the University of Oxford, to look ahead to China's role in the world economy at the end of this decade.
Professor Xiaolan Fu 傅晓岚
Xiaolan Fu is the Founding Director of the Technology and Management Centre for Development, Professor of Technology and International Development at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. She is currently the Director of Research at the Oxford Department of International Development at the University.
Her research interests include innovation, technology and industrialisation; trade, foreign direct investment and economic development; and emerging Asian economies. She is appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to the Governing Council of the Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries and to the Ten-Member High Level Advisory Group of the UN Technology Facilitation Mechanism. She is a winner of 2021 Falling Walls Scientific Breakthrough Award.
She has published extensively in leading international journals. Her recent books include Oxford Handbook of China Innovation (2022), Innovation Under the Radar: The Nature and Source of Innovation in Africa (2020), China’s Path to Innovation (2015), China’s Role in Global Economic Recovery (2011), and The Rise of Technological Power in the South (2010).