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Workshop to focus on China's environmental issues

Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, 2008, various times 219 Burr Hall
Economists, engineers, environmentalists and policymakers from Princeton University and China will meet on campus Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, to discuss environmental challenges facing China.

The interdisciplinary workshop, titled "China and the Environment: The Challenges Ahead, Solutions and Future Research," will address issues ranging from the impact of energy and environmental taxes on China's economy to the effect of pollution regulations on innovation.

Sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in 219 Burr Hall.

The workshop is sponsored by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Princeton Environmental Institute, the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the Department of Economics, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton in Asia and the Davis International Center.

Chinese institutions represented include the Development Research Center of the State Council, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Renmin University of China, Zheiiang University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Peking University and Tsinghua University.

Those interested in attending are asked to e-mail the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at cfr@Princeton.edu; seating is limited. A full agenda is available online.

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