Speaker: Justin Yifu Lin Presider: Harry G. Broadman
Watch Justin Yifu Lin, chief economist and senior vice president at the World Bank, discuss how stimulus measures may be applied to boost global demand, taking into account the challenges such efforts face in poor nations, emerging economies, and wealthy countries alike.
Brazil's economic miracle is being threatened by China's peg to the falling dollar, which undermines Brazil's competitiveness. Sebastian Mallaby says that Brazil may need to confront China to keep its success on track.
Speakers: R. Glenn Hubbard and Lars H. Thunell Presider: Roger Leeds
The private sector is recognized as the engine of economic growth, and growth is recognized as a key condition for poverty alleviation. But effectively promoting private investment in the developing world has proven to be a major challenge for those in the field. R. Glenn Hubbard and Lars H. Thunell discuss the relationship between foreign aid and local business in the developing world.
Speaker: Kurt M. Campbell Presider: Randy Schriver
In his closing keynote address, Assistant Secretary Of State For East Asian And Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell discusses the History of US-China relations, and considers how strategic interests and relations may progress in the future.
China's continued impressive growth is by no means assured, writes CFR's Steven Dunaway. Without basic changes to its economic model, including rule of law reforms, it could face considerable struggles, he says.
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