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Event Description

On November 2, a book launch celebrating the Chinese translation of The Climate Casino, by William D. Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University and co-winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, will be held at Yale Center Beijing. Nordhaus will share his insights through a video interview on how economics should be an integral part of climate change solutions. The book's Chinese translator, economist Xiaomin Liang, will continue the discussion on climate change and its significant impact on the global economy and social progress.

Event Language

The language of the event will be Chinese.


RMB 80. Every registered attendee will receive a book The Climate Casino (valued at RMB 78) for free.

Walk-ins are not accepted.

Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

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14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:15
William D. Nordhaus Video Message
15:15 - 16:00
Speech by Xiaomin Liang
16:00 - 16:30


  • Xiaomin Liang (Economist)

    Xiaomin Liang


    Xiaomin Liang, a China-based economist in China, was a professor at Peking University as well as Beijing Technology and Business University. He holds an M.A. in economics from Peking University. He was named a State Council Special Allowance Expert in 1992, and National Young & Middle-Aged Expert with Outstanding Contribution in 1996. Liang has translated more than 50 classic books in the economics field into Chinese, including The Principles of Economics by N. Gregory Mankiw and The Climate Casino by William D. Nordhaus.

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  • William D. Nordhaus (Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University)

    William D. Nordhaus

    Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University

    William D. Nordhaus is the co-winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He completed his undergraduate work at Yale University in 1963 and received his Ph.D. in Economics in 1967 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he studied with Paul A. Samuelson and Robert Merton Solow.

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