What the U.S. can learn from China

February 8, 2012

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Visitors look at a model for real estate development in Chengdu, China.

American views toward China are often characterized as mistrustful and cautious. NYU economics professor Ann Lee argues, however, that this wary approach often prevents us from drawing important lessons about the way China does things. Ann discusses some of the learning opportunities she has laid out in her recent book, What the U.S. Can Learn from China: An Open-Minded Guide to Treating Our Greatest Competitor as Our Greatest Teacher.


Ann Lee is speaking on this topic tonight at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. You can read more about the event here.