China's Galloping Economy: Prospects, Problems and Implications for the United States
In this Special Report, Barry Naughton of the University of California, San Diego, details the “unprecedented” challenges facing the Chinese economy in 2008. Steven Dunaway of the International Monetary Fund outlines a reform prescription for “rebalancing” the Chinese economy, while Jeffrey Logan of the Congressional Research Service notes the direct relationship between China’s industrial policy, its energy needs, and its environmental woes. Cong Cao of the State University of New York describes China’s aspirations to be a world leader in science and technology by 2020, thereby making a crucial contribution to China’s sustained economic growth.
The Asia Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific as well as political, economic, security, and social issues relating to the world’s most populous and economically dynamic region. Read more