Lecture: "Awash in Debt: State Liabilities and Monetary and Welfare Implications" Victor Shih.

A lecture by Victor Shih. Shih is a political economist at Northwestern University specializing in China. An immigrant to the United States from Hong Kong, Dr. Shih received his doctorate in Government from Harvard University, where he researched banking sector reform in China with the support of the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship and the Fulbright Fellowship. He is the author of a book published by the Cambridge University Press entitled Factions and Finance in China: Elite Conflict and Inflation. It is the first book to inquire the linkages between elite politics and banking policies in China. Shih's current research concerns Chinese banking policies, exchange rates, elite political dynamics and local government debt in China.

Speaker(s): Victor Shih
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011 at 12:30pm until 2:00pm on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011
CAS (221)
Open to General Public
Admission is free
BU Center for Study of Asia
Elizabeth Amrien
Boston University