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Chinese economist Justin YiFu Lin: New Structural Economics

posted Aug 19, 2012, 5:24 AM by Solar Life   [ updated Aug 19, 2012, 5:28 AM ]
Chinese economist 
Justin YiFu Lin 
to publish 3 economic books
Justin YiFu Lin 

o New Structural Economics
o Pursuit of Prosperity
Analyses of Chinese Economy


Lin, who holds a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago 

o perfect modern economic theory 
  would not work in China 

Lin said, many scholars believed a market economy was superior to a planned economy, while a model combining both was the worst of all three. However, China had realized both rapid economic growth and stability through a hybrid model of both approaches.


After his four-year stint at the World Bank as Denior vice President, Lin returned to Beijing in June to work as a professor at Peking University.

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