Amherst College Chinese Speaker Series 2014
First Speaker Xu Xiaonian: "Boom or Doom? A Diagnosis on Chinese Economy"
Dr. Xiaonian Xu （许小年） is professor of economics and finance at CEIBS and was appointed assistant professor at Amherst College from 1991 to 1995, teaching economics and financial markets. In 2009, Businessweek named Dr. Xu as one of China’s Most Powerful People and “most controversial economists”. He received the Sun Yefang Economics Prize in 1996, the highest Chinese award in the field, for his research on China's capital markets. His research interests include macroeconomics, finance, financial institutions and financial markets, transitional economies and China's economic reform.