China’s economic prospects: OECD analysis and recommendations

Published on: 2017-03-03

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Vincent Koen: Macroeconomic Prospects, Policies and Risks for China

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Margit Molnar: More Resilient and Inclusive Growth for China

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Albert Park: Comments on the OECD Economic Surveys of China 2017

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Sandra Poncet: Comments on the OECD Economic Surveys of China 2017

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Organizers

The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC)

in collaboration with

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies

Speakers

Vincent Koen, Head of Division, OECD Economics Department Country Studies.
Margit Molnar, Chief China Economist, OECD Economics Department.

Discussants

Albert Park, Director, Institute for Emerging Market Studies, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST IEMS)

Sandra Poncet, CEFC Hong Kong

Synopsis

The 2017 OECD Economic Survey of China assesses the country’s recent macroeconomic performance and proposes policy measures to promote higher-quality growth. Improving corporate performance by boosting innovation activities and entrepreneurship, enhancing the standards of corporate governance and reforming state-owned enterprises by exposing them more to market mechanisms would raise efficiency and boost household incomes, increase employment opportunities and raise people’s overall well-being. Moving to less energy-intensive production is also key to achieve greener and more sustainable growth. Greater redistribution through the tax-and-transfer system and better targeting of social assistance would enhance inclusiveness. At the same time, inequalities in access to education, healthcare and pensions need to be addressed.

Sandra Poncet will chair the seminar

This seminar will be held in English.

Contact: Henry Wu cefc_AT_cefc.com.hk / tel: +852 2876 6910

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