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Chicago Economics Society & DC Booth Alumni Association invite you to Mingle 'n Learn
  Derek Scissors  
Let's welcome the incoming students from the University of Chicago to the Washington, DC area 'n Learn: How will China's reform agenda affect the US-China bilateral relationship?


This is our first Mingle 'n Learn series by the Chicago Economics Society.

The speaker will be Derek Scissors (University of Chicago 1988 AM Economics, Stanford University, 1994 PhD international Political Economy), senior research fellow on China at the Heritage Foundation.

Date: Wednesday, June, 19
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: International Monetary Fund HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (HQ2 Visitor entrance is at the corner of 19th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue)
Cost $10 for current University of Chicago students, $20 for alumni and friends.
Light refreshments (hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks) will be served.  Cash bar for alcoholic beverages.

The event will start at 6:00 PM with a reception welcoming University of Chicago students coming to DC. At 7:15 PM, we will learn about China's reform agenda and the US-China bilateral relationship.

More about our speaker:

Derek Scissors focuses his studies on the economies of China and India as senior research fellow for economies in Heritage's Asian Studies Center. He also analyzes and comments on broader economic trends in Asia, as well as related challenges facing the United States. Scissors has testified multiple times before both Houses of Congress on topics such as rare earth elements, green energy, trade barriers, and exchange rate disputes between America and China.

Scissors' analysis and commentary have appeared in Foreign Affairs, National Review, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal’s Asia edition and Indian news outlets such as The Hindu. Scissors and his work have also been featured in The Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Economic Times of India and by news agencies such as The Associated Press, Dow jones, Reuters, and Xinhua.

Television audiences know Scissors as a guest commentator on Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, Fox, and Fox Business, MSNBC, and China's CCTV, among other major cable and broadcast outlets. His appearances on radio include Fox Radio, National Public Radio, and Public Radio International. Scissors is also adjunct professor at George Washington University, where he teaches a course on the Chinese economy. He has a master's degree from the University of Chicago and a doctorate in international political economy from Stanford University.

Event Contact
Kevin Cheng AM'00 phD'02

Staff Liaison
Lucie Sandel


Event Information
Wednesday, Jun 19 2013 at 6:00pm - 8:30pm [ iCal ]
International Monetary Fund HQ2, Conference Hall 2
1900 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC
[ Get Directions ]

Look Who's Coming:
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Janina Botting
University of Chicago
Dave Bridgeland
Amanda Butler
Nathaniel Butler
Matthew Cason
Karen Chen
Kevin Cheng
John Faughnan
Jorge Garcia-Garcia
Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu
Albena Godlove
Jason Goitia
Monica He
Lorens Helmchen
Jessica Iannotti
Rose Ijaz
Franz Jaggar
Lester Johnson
Anastasia Kaiser
Seung-Hee Kim
Richard Manning
Paul Massell
U.S. Census Bureau
James McCabe
Outcome Capital
Samuel Moy
Scott Okrent
Jakub Olszowiec
K.D. Ranasinghe
Ruwan Salgado
Mattie Toma
Council of Economic Advisers
Kenichi Ueda
Anna Wong
US Treasury
Maranna Yoder
... a total of 37 guests.