The Role of Local Governments in Promoting High Quality Growth


The Role of Local Governments in Promoting High Quality Growth

01 July 2021

via Zoom. 


Under the High-Quality Growth agenda, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) seeks to rebalance its economy by addressing the negative side effects of a long period of unprecedented economic growth, and local governments will have a key role to play in the implementation of that agenda. At this webinar, some critical aspects of the fiscal and institutional environment in which local governments operate, will be analyzed and proposals are offered for the strengthening of local government finances. Special attention will be given to the policy implications of the 14th FYP and the post-COVID-19 recovery efforts.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
01 Jul 2021 Opening Session Opening Remarks Yolanda Fernandez Lommen
01 Jul 2021 Opening Session Welcome Remarks M. Teresa Kho
01 Jul 2021 Presentations Multilevel finance and high-quality growth in the PRC: Towards sustainable green recovery from the Pandemic
Mr Hans van Rjin and Mr. Ehtisham Ahmad presented the analysis "The Role of Local Government in Driving High-Quality Growth in the People's Republic of...
Hans van Rijn, Ehtisham Ahmad
01 Jul 2021 Discussants Jose Antonio Tan III
01 Jul 2021 Discussants Radhika Lal
01 Jul 2021 Discussants Multi-Level Finance and High Quality Growth In The People’s Republic of China: Discussion
Ms. Emma Fan shared her views about multi-level finance and high-quality growth in the People's Republic of China.
Emma Xiaoqin Fan
01 Jul 2021 Summary / Discussions
01 Jul 2021 Closing


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