China's Economy: Powerhouse, Menace, or the Next Japan
Author, China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford, April 2016);
Founder, Gavekal Dragonomics
In the last three decades China has surged from impoverished backwater to become the world's second-biggest economy and largest trading nation. Yet as the recent tumult on global markets shows, China risks destabilizing the world as it makes the hard shift from an investment-driven to a consumer-oriented economy. The headwinds of a rapidly aging population, a battle against rampant corruption and an enormous national debt are also slowing the country's growth. Will China mature into a global economic leader, trigger a crisis, or stagnate like Japan? Please join us for a discussion tackling these tough questions with Arthur Kroeber, one of the world’s leading commentators on the Chinese economy.
For more information about Arthur Kroeber’s new book, China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford, April 2016), visit www.china-economy-book.com. Books will be made available for purchase during the reception.