Liberalism and Chinese Economic Development

Perspectives from Europe and Asia
Fac Ferry + Vieille-Charité
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 2:00pm to Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 5:30pm

On the agenda in China: how to overcome an impending crisis - or at least the signs of it that emerge after most remarkable Thirty years of reforms and tremendous economic change towards full-fledged modernization. At the heart of the Chinese development strategy, the slogan of "Chinese Dream" has been made a motto by the ruling CCP and is presented as the key to finalize this road to progress. Now, the way in which difficulties may be overcome shall display how liberalism and liberal ideas are accepted/acceptable/admissible in the short, mid- and long-run. For present and future generations, issues are at stake that call for a more accurate assessment of the circumstances and in order to formulate conditions of private activity and public intervention, freedom and success. This is the purpose of the two days of conference held at Aix-Marseilles School of economics as the final meeting of the LIBEAC project of the European Research Council.

This conference is the program's closing conference LIBEAC.
It highlights one of the deliverables by General Agreement with the REA: Liberalism and Chinese Economic Development. Perspectives from Europe and Asia. London & New York: Routledge, series ‘Frontiers in the World Economy’ ISBN (hbk) 978-1-138-90919-9 (ebk) 978-1-315-69411-5, 288 p.
List of contributors: Andrea Altobrando, Guimei Bai, Olga Borokh, Igor Botoev, Jean-Sébastien Gharbi, Sang-Jin Han, Qunyi Liu, Masataka Muramatsu, Santiago Pinault, Yoshihide Sakurai, Young-Hee Shim, Olga Tugulova, Bo Xu, Lizhi Zhao).

Five contributors will be present and one of the Japanese members of LIBEAC represent his colleagues:

  • Gilles Campagnolo, LIBEAC network coordinator
  • Jean-Sébastien Gharbi, University of Champagne 
  • Sang Jin Han, Seoul National University
  • Santiago Pinault, Aix-Marseille University
  • Youg-Hee Shim, Anhyang University and Beijing University 
  • Tsutomu Hashimoto, Hokkaido University
Gilles Campagnolo,