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Law, Markets, and Social Equity, Part II October 16, 2008

Conference Overview

Recent reforms in China present an opportunity to take stock of new approaches to the relationship between markets and social equity around the world. This is the fourth meeting of scholars from Fudan University and CLS and a continuation of the conversation that asks, "What legal and institutional arrangements promote the conditions for social and economic hope?"

October 16, 2008
Fudan University
Shanghai, People's Republic of China


Moderator: Cui Zhiyuan, professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing; 2007-08 Wang Distinguished Professor, CLS

"Labor mobility and protection in a dynamic economy"
Stewart J. Schwab, the Allan R. Tessler Dean and Professor of Law, Cornell University School of Law

"The Rise of the Dynastic Trust in America"
Gregory S. Alexander, the A. Robert Noll Professor of Law, CLS
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"Public Trust and Labor Migration in Rural China"
Ming Lu, Department of Economics, Employment & Social Security Research Center and China Center for Economics Studies
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"Financial Regulation and the Nature of Institutional Development: A Critical Case against Coase Theory of Transaction Costs"
Ping Chen, Center for New Political Economy at Fudan University
and China Center for Economic Research at Peking University
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"China’s Thirty Years of Reform and its Future Road to a Rechtsstaat"
Li Weisen, Professor in Economics and the Vice Dean in the School of Economics at Fudan University
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Alumni Reception

October 17, 2008
4:00-6:30 p.m.
58 Taicang Lu, near Jinan Lu, close to Xintiandi
Shanghai, People's Republic of China

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