Lessons from the Dragon: What the U.S. Can Learn From China

Ann Lee, Senior Fellow, Demos, and Adjunct Professor of Finance and Economics, New York University

The International Monetary Fund predicts China’s economy will surpass that of the United States in terms of purchasing power parity by 2016. Nevertheless, Ann Lee argues we shouldn’t fear the rising dragon, but instead look to what China is doing right and emulate those policies to enhance our own competitiveness. While China's shortcomings—especially in the area of human rights—remain pronounced, its investments made in education and the economic reforms of the past decades are delivering dividends. Join us as Lee discusses lessons the United States can learn from China and myths we need to overcome about the Asian superpower.

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