On January 9th, 2012, the Tsinghua University China and World Economy Forum was held in the conference hall in Weilun Building of School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University. This forum was hosted by CCWE with the Tsinghua University School Economics and Management Alumni Office as the co-organizer. With the theme of “2012 Economic and Political Situation in China and the World”, this forum has invited lots of foreign and domestic scholars, governmental officials as well as business elites to attend. The invited guests included: Hu Zuliu, chairman of Primavera Capital；Jin Canrong, vice president of School of International Studies at Renmin University of China； Peng Wensheng, chief economist of China International Capital Corporation Limited； Sun Liping, professor in the Department of Sociology at Tsinghua University； Wang Jian, deputy secretary of China Macroeconomics Association； Xu Shanda, vice minister of State Administration of Taxation； Yan Xuetong, director of the department of International Relations at Tsinghua University； Zhu Feng, professors at the department of International Studies； Yuan Gangming, researcher at the Institute of Economics of Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS)； Marc Uzan, executive director of the New Bretton Woods System Committee；Keith Richburg, editor in chief of the Chinese Office of Washington Post； and Andrew Polk, economist at the World Large Enterprises Association.Li Daokui, director of CCWE, presided the forum.
Xie Weihe, vice president of Tsinghua University delivered a speech, in which Mr. Xie spoke highly of the tremendous contribution of the past forums hosted by Tsinghua University to the development of human and social science as well as to the national economic growth. He also expressed his support to the forum. He hopes that the guests could share their constructive opinion on the important issues and key strategic problems arising from the country’s development.
The forum was divided into two sessions. In the first session, Director Li Daokui, together with three other experts of domestic and international relations, weighed on the current international situations and problems. Marc Uzan, executive director of the New Bretton Woods System Committee, held the idea that this round of euro debt crisis would bring the long-term investors back to Europe, and the euro would gain popularity and credit again. The European crisis was both European and global problem because of its impact on the international resolution mechanism. No one wanted to see the euro-zone falling apart. According to him, now it was not an issue to bail out euro-zone countries; it is more of a problem of how to solve the fundamental