Are the tensions between China and the West about trade, unfair investment practices or a great power competition for technological supremacy? What will be the outcome? Drawing on his recent book "Cracking the China Conundrum-Why Conventional Economic Wisdom Is Wrong" (Oxford University Press), Yukon Huang, former China head at the World Bank will elaborate on why this trade war is unnecessary but inevitable and what might be a sustainable solution.
19:00- 21:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 24th
Doors Open 19:00 p.m., Event Starts 19:30 p.m.
FCC members 80rmb / non-FCC members 150rmb
price includes two drink and snacks
5/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu
About the Speaker:
Yukon Huang is currently a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington D.C. He was formerly the World Bank's Country Director for China. He is an advisor to the World Bank, ADB, AIIB and various governments and corporations. His research focuses on China's economy and its regional and global impact. Dr. Huang has published widely on development issues in professional journals and the public media. His articles on China are seen frequently in the Financial Times,Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, Foreign Affairs and the National Interest. His latest book Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom Is Wrong was published by Oxford University Press (2017). He has a PhD in economics from Princeton University and a BA from Yale University.
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