Fireside Chat with Professor Terence Chong

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Wed, January 25, 2017 | 12:00-1:30 pm
Fireside Chat with Professor Terence Chong
Terence Chong
Yale-China Association
442 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06511

"China's Erupting Economy and International Prospects"

China has been the world's engine of growth for the past two decades. It is now the second largest economy in the world and one of the U.S.'s biggest trading partners. In this talk, Professor Chong will discuss the current state of the Chinese economy, the future trend of the Renminbi, the housing market of China, and the possibility of a trade war between China and the U.S.

Terence Tai-Leung Chong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Currently, Professor Chong holds the titles of Associate Professor of the Department of Economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Executive Director of the Lau Chor Tak Institute of Global Economics and Finance, Dean of Students of New Asia College, and Chair Professor of the Nanjing University in China. With a bachelor's degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a PhD from the University of Rochester, he is ranked 37th worldwide in theoretical econometrics and 55th worldwide in all econometrics. He is also interested in social and political work, having served on the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong SAR government, and continues to be involved in Hong Kong's business, transport, development, and labor politics.

More on Terence Tai-Leung Chong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong has a webpage with extensive information on Professor Chong, including a full list of publications, achievements, and past positions.
Click here to visit that webpage.

YUNA Biscuits Visit from Hong Kong

A group of students from the New Asia College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong are coming to New Haven in late January and will be in attendance at various events occurring during their two-week stay in the United States. Below are links to some of their destinations.
Diane Nash Keynote Address
Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services
New Haven Museum

Celebrate Lunarfest!

As the sun rises on the Year of the Rooster, Lunarfest 2017 promises to be a celebration like no other! The Yale-China Association, the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale, and the New Haven Museum have teamed up yet again to bring Chinese culture and tradition to the streets of New Haven in one spectacular day of activities to be held on Saturday, February 4th. This year, the theme of Lunarfest will be Regions of China. Lunarfest 2017 will be both fun and educational. The day will begin at 10:00 AM with the Lion Dance Parade on the stretch of Whitney Avenue between Grove Street and Trumbull Street. As the parade reaches the Audubon Street intersection, various dance groups from the New Haven community will showcase their skills. In the afternoon, arts and music events, including the famous Kunqu Opera, will be held at Yale University’s Luce Hall at 34 Hillhouse Avenue. The New Haven Museum at 114 Whitney Avenue will host crafts activities and educational opportunities, and the Yale-China Association’s main office at 442 Temple Street will be open to the public all day with an exhibit and other activities. Lunarfest will end at 5:00 PM with a fantastic musical finale in the New Haven Museum.
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