In the staid world of economics, Justin Yifu Lin is the closest one comes to being a bonafide celebrity. Lin is the former chief economist of the World Bank and, more importantly, among the lead architects of China’s three-decade-long economic renaissance that has produced the greatest economic expansion in human history. Now, Lin is taking the lessons learned from China’s experience and advising other governments, including those in Africa, on how they can learn from the PRC’s experience.
The article that prompted our discussion was from Canada’s Globe and Mail from Friday, June 13, 2014: The Pragmatic Disruptor Behind China’s Economic Miracle
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