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Ken Pomeranz: Land Rights and Economic Development in China: a Long-Term Perspective

April 6, 2011, 5 p.m.

Blum Hall plaza level

University of California, Berkeley

Kenneth Pomeranz is UCI Chancellor's Professor of History at UC-Irvine. He received his PhD in 1988 from Yale University and has published extensively on the modern world economy and on social and economic development in modern China, including the following books: The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy in 2000, The World that Trade Created: Society, Culture, and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present (with Steven Topic) in 1999, and The Making of a Hinterland: State, Society, and Economy in Inland North China, 1853-1937 in 1993.

Cosponsored by the Blum Center for Developing Economies/Global Poverty and Practice Minor and presented with the support of the Institute of International Studies.

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