Webinar LIVE

Monday, March 1, 2021 (11 am - 12 noon CET)

What can the West learn from the Chinese economic model: innovation, domestic market, and post pandemic recovery

Covid-19 epidemic increased the confrontation between the two world’s superpowers, United States and China. This rivalry does not only reflect a different a political system, but first and foremost two different economic governance models and technologic trajectories. After building its growth on export-oriented low-added value productions, in the last decades China has significantly increased its capacity to innovate, becoming leader in strategic technologies, such as AI, 5g, facial recognition.
The webinar will provide the tools to better understand the Chinese economic growth using a Chinese perspective, pointing out the lessons that the evolution of the Chinese internal market – and the growth of its tech giants – can provide to western and Italian companies. Specifically, the webinar will deal with:
  • chinese positioning in the global value chains today
  • from emulation to innovation: the growth of Chinese tech giants
  • China’s post pandemic economic recovery strategy
  • what can be learned from Chinese economic growth.


Monday, March 1, 2021
11 am - 11:30 am CET
Speech by Keyu Jin
11:30 am - 12 noon CET

Keyu Jin

Keyu Jin

Professor of economics, London school of economics

Dr. Keyu Jin is an associate professor in the Economics department of LSE. She specializes in international macroeconomic and the Chinese economy. She is on the editorial board of the Review of Economic Studies. She writes on topics in globalization, capital flows, China's growth model and economic puzzles, global imbalances and international asset prices. She holds a B.A., M.A. and Phd from Harvard University.