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    China’s Economic Reforms and Role in Global Finance

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    Date/Time


    Date(s) - 18/03/2015
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Venue


    Royal Norwegian Embassy
    挪威使馆

    Address


    1 Sanlitun Dong Yi Road, Beijing, China
    朝阳区三里屯东一街1号

    Phone


    +86 10 8531 9600

    Website


    http://www.norway.cn/Embassy/Embassy/

    Entrance Fee


    80 RMB


    Join us as China scholar Eswar Prasad breaks down China’s growth prospects – the risks facing the economy and the progress of economic reforms. The currency expert and author of “The Dollar Trap” will detail the Renminbi’s internationalization, its future prospects as a global reserve currency and its potential role in international finance.

    DATE: March 18 (Wednesday)
    TIME: 11am-12:30pm
    VENUE: Royal Norwegian Embassy, Sanlitun Dong Yi Road
    ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door  to non-members. Please bring your passport or photo ID!
    REGISTRATION: at www.fccchina.org/events/18032015/

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
    Eswar Prasad is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is a former head of the IMF’s China Division. His latest book, “The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance”, was selected as one of the Financial Times’ Best Economics Books of 2014. He is also the author of “Emerging Markets: Resilience and Growth Amid Global Turmoil” (with M. Ayhan Kose) and has published numerous other books, edited volumes, and articles in top academic journals.

    He has testified before various U.S. Congressional committees, appears frequently on major television and radio outlets, and has written op-ed articles for the Financial Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other leading newspapers

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