[Fri 5/22] China After WTO, China and the G20

Professor Robert Lawrence of the Harvard Kennedy School will speak to Harvard alums about China after WTO, China and the G20 in the afternoon of Friday, May 22.

When: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm, Friday, May 22

Where: CBD, Beijing

Who: All Harvard alums are welcome

Spaces are limited and first-come-first-serve. Please RSVP by emailing your full name and Harvard affiliation to Ms Qiu at qiumuyue@ccg.org.cn by Wednesday, May 20. You will receive a confirmation email about the location on Thursday, May 21. If you don’t receive an email by then, please assume that the event is already full. Thanks for your interest!

Robert Z. Lawrence is Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He currently serves as Faculty Chair of The Practice of Trade Policy executive program at Harvard Kennedy School.

He served as a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers from 1998 to 2000. Lawrence has also been a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has taught at Yale University, where he received his PhD in economics. His research focuses on trade policy. He is the author of Crimes and Punishments? Retaliation under the WTO; Regionalism, Multilateralism and Deeper Integration; Single World, Divided Nations?; and Can America Compete? He is coauthor of Has Globalization Gone Far Enough? The Costs of Fragmentation in OECD Markets (with Scott Bradford); A Prism on Globalization; Globaphobia: Confronting Fears About Open Trade; A Vision for the World Economy; and Saving Free Trade: A Pragmatic Approach. Lawrence has served on the advisory boards of the Congressional Budget Office, the Overseas Development Council, and the Presidential Commission on United States-Pacific Trade and Investment Policy.