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The first annual International Politics and Economics Symposium, FROM DENG TO DOLLARS: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CHINA'S RISE was held on Friday, September 21, 2012. Three panels were held in the afternoon and a roundtable discussion in the evening.
Welcome by Ronald Liebowitz, President, Middlebury College
Introduction by Erik Bleich, Middlebury College
Director of International Politics and Economics
Panel One: Deng and the Remaking of China
by Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University
Moderator: Sarah Stroup, Political Science;
Student Chair: Julia Deutsch ’13
Panel Two: What Exactly Is the China Model?
by Yasheng Huang, International Program Professor in Chinese Economy and Business, MIT Sloan School of Management
Moderator: Will Pyle, Economics
Student Chair: Cara Myers ’13
Panel Three: The China Threat: Fact or Fiction
by Scott Rozelle, Helen F. Farnsworth Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
Moderator: Jessica Teets, Political Science
Student Chair: Kathryn DeSutter ’13
Ezra Vogel, Yasheng Huang, and Scott Rozelle
Chair: Erik Bleich, Director, International Politics and Economics