Albert Keidel

  • China Beige Book Shows New Perspectives on Chinese Economy

    On January 31, the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security hosted a Cross-Strait Seminar Series public event featuring Leland Miller, president of The China Beige Book International, Albert Keidel, a nonresident senior fellow with the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, and Robert Goldberg, a principal with the Scowcroft Group. Mario Mancuso, a partner a Fried Frank, moderated the discussion.
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  • Second Annual Members' Conference - How is China Changing the World Economy?

    Summary of the breakout conversation "How is China Changing the World Economy?" at the 2010 Annual Members' Conference.

    Panelists:

    Tim Adams, Managing Director, The Lindsey Group
    Philip Lader, Chairman, WPP plc; Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley; Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom
    Stuart Eizenstat, Head of International Trade & Finance, Covington & Burling; Former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
    Moderated by Albert Keidel, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

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  • China Succeeding Beyond Expectations

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    What are the implications if China sustains nine-percent growth through 2010? This is the basic question posed by conference organizers. The relevant time frame is what matters most. If China merely maintains nine-percent growth until the year 2010, the implications are not great. Too much is left unknown about what comes after 2010. Even with nine-percent growth over the next five years, China in 2010 will still be at a relatively low level of performance, both overall and in per-capita terms. But if sustaining nine-percent growth to 2010 means that China has launched on-going reforms that will continue to engineer institutional changes needed for a market economy’s successful commercial and political management, then the resulting successful development trajectory in the rest of the century will generate profound and, from today’s perspective, unexpected consequences.

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