Saturday, November 13 / 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM Ormandy East (Lobby Level)

Session 155
Capitalizing on the Crisis of Socialism: The Pathways of China's Reform Reconsidered

Chair: Xiaohong Xu, University of Michigan
Discussant: Ho-Fung Hung, Johns Hopkins University

1. Unsustainable Sacrifice: Household Economy and Grassroots Ideology in Late Socialist China, 1969-1979Yanjie Huang, Columbia University.

2. The Economics of China’s Reform: Policy Paradigm versus Academic DisciplineIsabella Weber, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

3. From Passions to Interests: Austerity, Autarky, and Alterity in the Making of the Chinese ReformXiaohong Xu, University of Michigan.

4. The Micro-Foundations of Politics: Elite Interactions and Political Alignment in China’s Reform EraYang Zhang, American University.

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