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Corporate Briefing: Nicholas Lardy on Sustaining China's Economic Growth

Corporate Briefing: Nicholas Lardy on Sustaining China's Economic Growth

Co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Thanks to its strong stimulus program, China came through the global financial crisis almost unscathed. But the stimulus did not address longer-term structural problems that China must solve. Dr. Nicholas Lardy will explain the reforms China must undertake in order to sustain its world-beating growth performance.

Nicholas Lardy is the Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He joined the Institute in March 2003 from the Brookings Institution, where he was a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program from 1995 until 2003, and served as interim director of Foreign Policy Studies in 2001. Before Brookings, he served at the University of Washington, where he was director of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, from 1991 to 1995. From 1997 through the spring of 2000, he was also the Frederick Frank Adjunct Professor of International Trade and Finance at the Yale University School of Management. He is an expert on Asia, especially the Chinese economy. He has written numersous articles and books on the Chinese economy. His most recent book, Sustaining China's Economic Growth after the Global Financial Crisis, was released in February 2012. Other recent books include The Future of China's Exchange Rate Policy (2009), China's Rise: Challenges and Opportunities (2008), and China: The Balance Sheet (Public Affairs, 2006).

Moderator John S. Wadsworth is Honorary Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, Advisory Director of Morgan Stanley globally, Co-chair of Asia Society Northern California, and Vice-chair of Asia Society's Board of Trustees, among his many current and past advisory positions. Mr. Wadsworth is currently Co-Founder and Chairman of Ceyuan Ventures, an early stage venture capital partnership based in Beijing focusing primarily on IT. He has nearly 49 years' investment banking experience. Mr. Wadsworth earned a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.

For questions about this Corporate Briefing, please contact Chris Sigur at (415) 974-2895 or [email protected]

Event Details

28 March 2012
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 101 Market St., San Francisco, CA

Registration is $45 per person and includes lunch.