5 Events

Seminar - Open to the Public

Korea's Growth Strategy in the Time of Standstill: Convergence and Innovation Based on Manufacturing

Mon., Dec. 10, 2012 | 11:00pm - 12:30pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

In this seminar, Minister Hong will walk the audience through the past, present, and future of Korean industry by analyzing motives of Korea's rapid growth, introducing promising industries such as nuclear, IT, and petro-chemistry and explaining current problems and new growth engines of Korea.

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Space is limited, and admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.

Special Series - Open to the Public

Carbon Taxes and Deficit Reductions

Mon., Dec. 10, 2012 | 12:15pm - 1:45pm

Lunch will be served.

RSVP not required, but please sign in when you arrive.

Miners walk near the Toromocho copper project of the Chinese company Chinalco in Morococha, Peru, July 19, 2008. Chinese trade with Latin America has grown more than tenfold since 2000.

AP Photo

Seminar - Open to the Public

The Dragon in the Room: China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization

Wed., Feb. 9, 2011 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

China's growing appetite for primary products, and the ability of Latin America to supply that demand, has played a role in restoring growth in Latin America, both in the run-up to the global financial crisis and in its aftermath. However, China is simultaneously out-competing Latin American manufacturers in world markets. China is rapidly building the technological capabilities necessary for industrial development, whereas Latin American technology innovation and sophistication lags considerably.