Nobel Laureate Dr. Romer Gives A Speech to Professors and Students of Asia University.---
2018 Nobel Laureate in Economics Dr. Paul M. Romer talks with professors and students of AU, and encourages all students to think out of the box to seek social developments and innovations.
2018 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Dr. Paul M. Romer, attended the 2019 Nobel Laureate Forum at Asia University (AU) and took a group photo with the faculty members of AU.
Asia University (AU) holds a Nobel Laureate Forum on May 28, 2019. In this year, the forum invited 2018 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Dr. Paul M. Romer, to share his experiences with professors and students of AU. Dr. Romer said that young people are the sources of innovation ideas, and educations should encourage the young generation to be brave to try. He also encouraged all students of AU to think out of the box and to seek social developments and innovations.
AU and Economy Daily News co-organized this 2019 Nobel Laureate Forum; AU President, Jeffrey J. P. Tsai, leads the Vice-President of AU, Grace Lin, the Deputy Dean of the College of Management at AU, Jenho-Peter Ou, and students from AU and allied high schools, which include Taichung First Senior High School, Taichung Girl’s Senior High School, and Wen-Hua Senior High School, to participate the forum. These students took this opportunity to ask a number of questions which included the US-China trade war, the cryptocurrency, the advantages and disadvantages of new technology such as social media and cyber-attacks, the charter cities, the online education platform, and the immigration policy, etc.
President Tsai points out that AU attempts to cultivate the international outlook of students and help them to follow the trend of world developments. In the past nine years, AU has invited sixteen Nobel Prize winners to the school to give speeches to the students and faculty members of AU. The aim of these events is to inspire the participants to build wider international outlooks and life goals through the different angles of professions and life experiences from these masters. Furthermore, President Tsai expressed that by holding the Nobel Laureate Forum, AU hopes to encourage the individual, the school, even the entire country to look higher and move farther.
2018 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Dr. Paul M. Romer, attended the 2019 Nobel Laureate Forum at AU, and AU President, Jeffrey J. P. Tsai, gave a welcome speech.
A student of Taichung First Senior High School, Hou Yu-ren, asked Prof. Romer for his opinion on the policy of the Belt and Road Initiative of China. Prof. Romer answered he believes that in general, close connections between cities will bring positive influences of economic developments. The following question was from a student of Taichung Girl’s Senior High School, Lin Tzu-yu. She raised an issue of charter cities - why people choose to start from a new land, bu