The Evolving Role of US and China in the Global Economy


Thursday, April 22, 2021, 8:00pm to 9:00pm


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Co-sponsored by the China Society, an HKS student organization, and the Center for Public Leadership.

Join the China Society, an HKS student organization, for a special panel in the China Social and Economic Symposium. This panel will discuss China’s rise within the current economic governance system that was shaped by US and other western countries after World War II, and the implications for the changing global economic dynamics.


  • ​​​​​​​Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University, Former Secretary of the Treasury, Former Director of the National Economic Council
  • The Hon. Kevin Rudd AC, 26th Prime Minister of Australia, President and CEO of Asia Society, President of Asia Society Policy Institute, Chairman of International Peace Institute
  • Jin Liqun, President and Chair of the Board of Directors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

This discussion will be moderatred by Ping Wang, MPA 2021.

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This event is open to HKS students, faculty, and staff. The session will be recorded, and may be posted to YouTube and/or CPL's social media channels. Attendees must register for this event using the registration link above. Persons with disabilities who wish to request accommodation or who have questions about access, please contact in advance of the session.