Oxford Forum on China and the World Economy

Oxford Institute for Global Economic Development
Department of International Development

Monday afternoon 18 May 2009

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building, Oxford OX1 3UQ

All Welcome

2:00-2:10 - Welcome

Sir Tony Atkinson and Xiaolan Fu

2:10-3:55 - Session 1: China and the world economy

Chair: Tony Venables

2:10-2:45 - China's capacity of managing impacts of global crisis and potentials for further growth

Gang Fan (Director, National Economic Research Institute)

2:45-3:20 - The implications of China and India's growth for the rest of the world

Will Martin (Lead Economist, World Bank)

3:20-3:55 - Has China de-industrialised other developing countries?

Adrian Wood (Oxford University) & Jörg Mayer (UNCTAD)

3:55-4:15 - Coffee Break

4:15-6:00 - Session 2: International trade and investment

Chair: Valpy FitzGerald

4:15-4:50 - Chinese outward foreign direct investment: determinants, policy and impact

Peter Buckley (Professor, Leeds University)

4:50-5:25 - China’s exports and the evolution of global manufactures prices

Xiaolan Fu (Oxford University) & Raphie Kaplinsky (Professor, Open University)

5:25-6:00 - Panel discussion: China and development in Africa

John Knight (Oxford University) & John Toye (Oxford University)

6:00-6:30 - Drinks reception