China in 2030 and its role in the world economy

Thursday 18 May 2023
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Business School Maurice Keyworth LT (G.02)
Lectures and seminars
General public

Xiaolan Fu, Professor of Technology and International Development at the University of Oxford, looks ahead to China's role in the world economy at the end of this decade.

Professor Xiaolan Fu is the Founding Director of the Technology and Management Centre for Development, Professor of Technology and International Development at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. She is currently Director of Research of Oxford Department of International Development at the University. Her research interests include innovation, technology and industrialisation; trade, foreign direct investment and economic development; and emerging Asian economies.

She is appointed by the Secretary-General of United Nations to the Governing Council of the Technology Bank for the Least Developed the Counties and to the Ten-Member High Level Advisory Group of the UN Technology Facilitation Mechanism. She is a winner of 2021 Falling Walls Scientific Breakthrough Award. She has published extensively in leading international journals. Her recent books include Oxford Handbook of China Innovation (2022), Innovation Under the Radar: The Nature and Source of Innovation in Africa (2020), China’s Path to Innovation (2015), China’s Role in Global Economic Recovery (2011), and The Rise of Technological Power in the South (2010).

A guest lecture organised by the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds.


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傅晓岚教授是牛津大学社会科学领域首位大陆华人终身教授,英国社会科学院院士,牛津大学技术管理发展中心创始主任,国际发展学院教授,研究总监(研究副院长),技术和国际发展研究专家。剑桥大学和中国社会科学院高级客座研究员。 联合国技术促进机制10人高级顾问小组成员, 联合国技术银行理事会成员。研究领域包括创新、技术与发展、贸易、对外直接投资和中国经济发展,新兴经济体,美国与欧洲的创新和生产率。她出版的著作包括:《雷达之下的创新》、《中国的创新之路》,《世界经济复苏与中国作用》,《新兴经济体技术能力的崛起》和《牛津手册:中国创新》卷。