China in the Global Economy: A Dialogue

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Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Prof. Benjamin Cohen, Political Science, UCSB
In the past three decades, the world has come to realize the increasing importance of the Chinese economy, its manufacturing and its overseas investments, to the global economy. Recently, factors such as the slowing of Chinese economy, the Chinese stock market tumble, and the de-valuation of the Chinese currency combined to send shudders throughout the global economy. Wherein lies China’s influence on the global economy, and what does the world expect and hope for from China?