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  • Happy Hour | 9 October, 2014

    FCCC October Happy Hour

    DATE: October 9 (Thursday)
    TIME: 7-9pm
    VENUE: The Bookworm
    ENTRANCE: Free. Non-members very welcome as always

    Book Talk, Speaker | 19 September, 2014

    The rise of China’s private sector

    Does the state capitalism model control all in China? Do state-owned enterprises carry as much weight as China’s critics say they do? Nicholas Lardy, author of ‘Markets Over Mao’, will answer these questions and more. He’ll explain the rise of China’s private sector and debunk myths on China’s banking system, its companies and its economy.

    DATE: Sept 19 (Friday)
    TIME: 9-10:30am
    VENUE: Beijing American Center, Suite 2801, Jingguang Center, Hujia Lou, Chaoyang District
    ENTRANCE: free
    REGISTRATION: at www.fccchina.org/events/19092014/, before Sept 18, 3pm. If you are planning to bring a recording device, please say so in your reservation note. Unannounced recording devices will not be allowed in.

    Nicholas R. 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 the director of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies from 1991 to 1995.

    Nicolas R.Lardy is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the editorial boards of the China Quarterly, China. His most recent books are Markets over Mao: The Rise of Private Business in China (2014), Sustaining China’s Economic Growth after the Global Financial Crisis (2012), The Future of China’s Exchange Rate Policy (2009), and China’s Rise: Challenges and Opportunities (2008).