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U.S.-China Economic Relations: Perspectives on Today and the Future

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the Institute for International Economic Policy present a conference.

October 20, 2008 12:00am


8:30 -9:30 AM: Continental Breakfast

9:30 - 10:45 AM: The U.S. and China in the World Economy
Warwick McKibbin, Professor of Economics at Australian National University, Member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia and Nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution
David Pumphrey, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow of the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Energy Cooperation at the Department of Energy
Jiawen Yang, Professor of International Business and International Affairs at the George Washington University

10:45-11:00 AM: Coffee Break

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM: U.S. and China Trade and Investment Issues
Jim Mendenhall, Partner at Sidley Austin, LLP and former General Counsel at Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Patrick Mulloy, Member of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission and former Assistant Secretary of Commerce
Eswar Prasad, Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution, Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and former Chief of the China Division at the International Monetary Fund

12:30-1:45: Lunch

2:00-3:15 PM: The Future of U.S.-China Relations
Albert Keidel, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former Acting Director and Deputy Director for the Office of East Asian Nations at the U.S. Treasury Department
Philip Levy, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and former Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers
David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at The George Washington University, Director of the China Policy Program at the Elliott School of International Affairs, and Nonresident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution

Place: Lindner Family Commons, The Elliott School of International Affairs, 6th Floor, 1957 E Street, NW

RSVP: Please RSVP by Thursday, October 16 to

Sigur Center for Asian Studies
Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503
Washington, DC 20052
TEL 202-994-5886
FAX 202-994-6096