The World Policy Institute and New America Foundation invite you to:
World Economic Roundtable: China's Economic Future and the Chongqing Question
Kevin Lu, Asia-Pacific Director for the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) of the World Bank
Dr. Lu will discuss how the downfall of Bo Xilai impacts China's economic future and will explore whether his Chongqing economic model offers a credible alternative to the mainstream view that China needs to undergo consumption-led growth. He will also discuss the current risks to China's growth and what opportunities as well as problems lie ahead.
Monday, July 9th, from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
New York, NY
About the Sponsors:
The World Policy Institute, a non-partisan global think tank, engages fresh ideas and new voices from around the world to address critical shared challenges. WPI's Fellows program, regular public and private events, policy development, media activities, and flagship World Policy Journal provide a forum for solution-focused policy analysis and debate. It seeks and promotes policy solutions in support of an inclusive and sustainable global market economy, effective global governance, and broadened security strategies.
New America Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests innew thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States. New America emphasizes work that is responsive to the changing conditions and problems of our 21st Century information-age economy — an era shaped by transforming innovation and wealth creation, but also by shortened job tenures, longer life spans, mobile capital, financial imbalances and rising inequality.