永利集团登录网址,永利集团5454网址大全

School of Government Peking University  
Chinese
 
China and the Liberal World Order

 

Topic: China and the Liberal World Order
Speaker: Hilton Root
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m. December 17 (Saturday), 2011
Place: Room 207, the Leo KoGuan Building, Peking University (School of Government)
Hosted by: Prof. FU Jun, Executive Dean, School of Government
Organized by: School of Government at PKU, Department of Sociology at PKU and the Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies Of China
Language:English

Speaker:

Hilton L. Root, a senior fellow at the Milken Institute, is a professor of Public Policy at the School of Public Policy at George Mason University. He was formerly the Institute's director of global studies.

With expertise in Asia and Southeast Asia in particular, Root has extensively studied developing countries and the relationship between their economies and political systems.

Most recently, Root was U.S. ambassador-designate to the Asian Development Bank and a senior advisor to the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Prior to joining the Institute, Root was a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he was director of the Initiative on Economic Growth and Democracy. He was also an associate professor in the public policy and international policy studies programs at Stanford University. From 1994 to 1997 he served as Chief Adviser on Governance at the Asian Development Bank, where he initiated the restructuring of the Sri Lanka civil service system. He has also consulted international development organizations since 1992 and is currently assisting governments in South Asia to reform their economic institutions and governing structures. Root was nominated and accepted for membership into the international Mont Pelerin Society of Stockholm, Sweden.

Root's work is widely published. A frequent contributor to the Asian Wall Street Journal and the International Herald Tribune, he is the author of six books and numerous articles. His book co-authored with J. Edgardo Campos, "The Key to the East Asian Miracle: Making Shared Growth Credible," won the International Political Science Association's Charles H. Levine Award for best book of the year. He has also won the best book prize of the Economic History Section of the Social Sciences History Association for "The Fountain of Privilege: Political Foundations of Markets in Old Regime France and England."

Root received his Ph.D. in economics and history from the University of Michigan.