The First Stock Market Crash in Chinese History: 1882-1883

Yu Li, Professor, Department of History, Center for Studies of Republican China,Nanjing University

Talk presented in Chinese.

In early 1880s, immediately after modern stock market first appeared in Shanghai, a stock market crash hit the investors badly. It was the first stock market crash in Chinese history, which also has multiple implications for later development of the Chinese capital market and financial sector. Prof. Li will lead us through the process of that incident,explaining its origins as well as interpreting its consequences.

Yu Li, Professor, Department of History and Center for Studies of Republican China, Nanjing University. He is a distinguished researcher on history of enterprises in modern China, and has extensive publications on the history of modern China. His major publications include: Studies of Late Qing Business Institutions (2002), History of Business Institutions in Early Republican China (2007), Engineering the Modernization of Changsha (2000), Politics of the Kuomintang and the Transformation of Chinese Social Structure: 1905-1949 (2007) .

Thursday, May 20, 2010 | 7:30 pm — 9:00 pm
Meyer Library - Room 142, 560 Escondido Mall

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