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.


    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


    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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