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How China Became Capitalist

How China Became Capitalist
130 St. George Street, Robarts Library, 8th floor
Time: Sep 15th, 10:30 am End: Sep 15th, 12:00 pm
Interest Categories: Sociology (UTSC), Sociology (UTM), Sociology (FAS), East Asian Studies (FAS), 2000-
Talk by Ning Wang, Ronald Coase Institute

How China Became Capitalist


Dr. Ning Wang received his PhD from the University of Chicago (2002). He specializes in the study of China’s political and economic transition, and has written extensively on China’s transition to a market economy and open society. He is Editor-in-Chief of Man and the Economy: The Journal of the Coase Society and is also International Director of the Ronald Coase Center for the Study of the Economy at Zhejiang University.

Dr. Wang co-authored with Ronald Coase (the late Nobel Laureate in Economics) How China Became Capitalist (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), now available in eight languages. The book received the highly prestigious Arthur Seldon Award for Excellence from the Institute of Economic Affairs (London) and the Antony Fisher International Memorial Award from the Atlas Economic Research Foundation (Washington, DC). Dr. Wang is also the author of Making a Market Economy: The Institutional Transformation of a Freshwater Fishery in a Chinese Community, published by Routledge in 2005.

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Martina Mimica


Dr. Ning Wang
Senior Fellow, Ronald Coase Institute

Sida Liu
Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto

Main Sponsor

Asian Institute


Critical China Studies Workshop, Asian Institute

Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library

East Asian Seminar Series at the Asian Institute

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