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Northwest China Council and World Affairs Council presents

What the U.S. Can Learn from China?

Ann Lee

by Ann Lee


About the Talk

At a time when many choose to complain about the United States economy, Ann Lee examines how China’s education policies, economic policies, financial markets, foreign policies, and strategic planning can be studied to positively impact our own.  Ann challenges much conventional wisdom and offers her ideas of how to cherry pick China’s best practices to foster much needed change at home.

Video of the talk: [click here]

About Ann Lee

Ann Lee, a senior fellow at Demos, focuses on issues of global economics and finance.  Ann is a former investment banker, hedge fund partner and is a frequent media commentator on economic issues. In addition to television and radio appearances on Bloomberg, ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC and NPR, her op-eds have appeared in The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Businessweek, Forbes, and Worth.  Ann is also an adjunct professor of economics and finance at New York University and a former visiting professor at Peking University where she taught macroeconomics and financial derivatives. While she was teaching at Peking University, she also acted as an economic advisor to Chinese economic officials as well as to several large Chinese asset management firms. She was educated at U.C. Berkeley, Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs, and Harvard Business School.

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 12 - 1:30pm
UO White Stag Building, Room 142/144
70 NW Couch St., Portland, OR 97209 (map)
Free for NWCC & WAC members, $5/general
Please register before Jan. 16th noon [click here]


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