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Increasing Growth in Under-developed Regions and Construction of a Harmonious Society
Time:2007-07-24-----2007-07-26
Address:Guiyang, Guizhou, China
The 4th Annual Conference of the Consortium for Western China Development Studies
 
Guizhou University of Finance and Economics / Shenqi Xingdao Hotel
Guiyang, Guizhou, China
July 24-26, 2007
 
Co-organizers
The Consortium for Western China Development Studies
Guizhou University of Finance and Economics
 
Co-sponsors
Guizhou Provincial Government
The Chinese Economists Society
 
Guizhou University of Finance and Economics and the Consortium for Western China Development Studies will co-organize the International Conference on Increasing Growth in Under-developed Regions and Construction of a Harmonious Society on July 24-26, 2007 in Guiyang, Guizhou, China. The conference is co-sponsored by Guizhou Provincial Government and The Chinese Economists Society. Other co-sponsors may include the Office for West China Development, the Office for Poverty Alleviation, UNDP, the World Bank, and GTZ.
 
The Consortium for Western China Development Studies was established in Chengdu on December 11, 2003 by a number of universities and research institutions located in Western China with the support of the Office for Western China Development in the State Council of China.  The Consortium is a non-governmental organization dedicated to fostering research cooperation among universities, research institutions, and government agencies to promote sustainable development in the western provinces. The goals of this conference are to share international experiences in poverty alleviation, enhance regional cooperation, and promote harmonious development of Western China.
 
The organizers expect 200-300 participants from universities, research institutions, government agencies and business sectors within and outside of China to attend this conference.  Many well-known economists from China, the U.S., Canada and other countries have been invited to participate. The conference is expected (1) to sign a Guiyang Statement on Increasing Growth in Under-developed Regions and Construction of a Harmonious Society; (2) to submit policy recommendations on under-developed regions to the central government; and (3) to publish a conference proceedings from selected papers presented at the conference. 
 
The coverage of the conference will include, but not be limited to, the following topics:
-          Increasing Growth in Under-developed Regions
-          Environmental Protection in Under-developed Regions
-          Preserving Culture Diversity in Under-developed Regions
-          Economic Development for National Minorities in Under-developed Regions
-          International Experiences in Eradication of Poverty
-          UN’s Role in Eradication of Poverty in the World
-          Poverty Alleviation through Micro-credit Loans and Financial Policies in Poor Areas
-          Optimization of Regional Industrial Structure
-          Raising Technological Level in Poor Areas
-          Improving Human Resources and Education in Poor Areas
-          Enhancing Public Healthcare in Poor Areas
-          Women’s Role in Anti-poverty Programs
-          Assessment of Six years of West China Development
-          Poverty Alleviation through Migration in Western China
-          NGOs' Role in Poverty Alleviation
-          Research on the AIDS Epidemic and the use of Drugs in Poor Areas
 
Abstract Submission
 
Interested participants should send an abstract of no longer than 250 words to the Program Committee at westchina2007@umich.edu  along with the name, title, affiliation, and contact information of the author (s), or use the online submission form at http://chinadatacenter.org/westchina2007/.
 
Deadlines
 
April 30, 2007 - Deadline for abstracts
May15, 2007 - Notification of paper acceptance
June 30, 2007 - Deadline for completed papers
 
Registration Fee for the Conference
 
Registration before May 31, 2007: US$60.00.
Registration after May 31, 2007: US$80.00.
Full-time student: US$30.00.
 
Please make the payment payable to “The Chinese Economists Society”.
 
Contact Information:     
 
Local Contact:
 
Ms. Hong Zhang
The Center for the Development of Under-developed Regions
Guizhou University of Finance and Economics
276 Luchongguan Rd
Guiyang
Guizhou 550004
P.R. China
TEL: 13078565819
 
China Office:
The Consortium for Western China Development Studies
 
Prof. Yiqian Wang
Institute of West China Development
P.O. Box 391
Sichuan University
Chengdu, 610065
P. R. China
TEL: 86-28-85401227
 
U.S. Office:
The Consortium for Western China Development Studies
 
China Data Center
University of Michigan
Suite 3630
1080 South University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106
TEL: 734-647-9610
FAX: 734-763-0335
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