The Confucius Institute at University of Mauritius (CI-UoM) in collaboration with the WTO Chair at UoM welcomed a delegation from China Academy of Social Sciences A seminar was organized in the context of “Furthering Mauritius-China Relationship”. The theme of the seminar was “Human Capital Investment, Trade and Long-Term Economic Growth”. The keynote speaker was Dr YI Qin, Post-doctoral Researcher at the Industrial Economics Institute, China Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). He obtained his PhD at Beijing-based Central University of Finance and Economics. His main research areas are: (i) new momentum produced by the change in the economic system of China; (ii) advanced investment in human resource capital; and (iii) long-term sustainable growth in economics.
The other members of the delegation from CASS were: Professor LI Gang; Professor JIN Bei; Associate Professor LIANG Yongmei; and Dr LI Minfeng.
The moderator for the seminar was Associate Professor Hambyrajen Narsinghen, Head Department of Law, University of Mauritius. The other members of the Panel were Mr Dev Chamroo, Senior Consultant African Development Bank; and Mr Asrani Gopaul, Department of Social Studies, University of Mauritius.
The seminar gave the audience a perspective of China’s human capital indices over recent years and long-term economic growth. The Chinese government invests a lot in education and medical care which are deemed to be essential for the future development of China. Professor Li Gang, who was the head of the delegation, expressed CASS’s intent to collaborate with staff of UoM for the development of joint projects.

A copy of the seminar’s presentation is available on our website (Restricted Access) under the “Services & Library” tab.