Latin America and China: Beyond Trade and Investments?

1 November 2011

Co-presented with Sydney Ideas, this presentation will look atthebilateralrelationship from a socioeconomic perspective, discussing the possibilities for expanded cooperation in areas such as research and development, technology, education, and expanded cooperation in projects of mutual interest. To address these issues, the case of Mexico and China will be taken up as the focus, with the subsequent discussion looking for lessons from the existing Australia-China relationship.

Enrique Dussel Peters is a Professor of Economics at the National Autonomous University in Mexico (UNAM). His research has concentrated on theory of industrial organization, economic development, political economy, as well as on the manufacturing sector, trade and regional specialization patterns in Latin America and Mexico. He has collaborated and coordinated projects with Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Economic Commission for Latin America and the Carribean (ECLAC), the International Labour Organization (ILO), Ford Foundation and the Interamerican Development Bank (IADB), among other institutions.

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location: Law School Foyer

Cost: Free