Center for American Progress, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations and The Stanley Foundation

U.S.-China Study Group on G-20 Reform

The China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, the Center for American Progress, and the Stanley Foundation formed a study group in late 2011 to evaluate the role of the G-20 in the U.S.-China bilateral relationship and the influence of the relationship on the G-20 and to propose recommendations that could improve the efficacy of this important body. The Chinese and American experts listed below held two conferences over the course of 2012, in Santa Monica, in February and in Beijing in October. At the end of these meetings, participants in the group agreed to 20 recommendations.

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Participants in the G-20 Study Group

Tim Adams, Managing Director, The Lindsey Group and former Sherpa and Undersecretary of the Treasury under President George W. Bush

Sabina Dewan, Director of Globalization and International Development, Center for American Progress

DU Yanjun, Director of the Department of International Exchanges, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)

Elizabeth Economy, C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Matthew Goodman, Simon Chair in Political Economy, Center for Strategic and International Studies and former Director for International Economics in the Obama White House

Nina Hachigian, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Adam Hersh, Economist, Center for American Progress

HUANG Ying, Associate Professor, the CICIR Institute of World Economic Studies

Bruce Jones, Senior Fellow and Director of the Managing Global Order (MGO) project at the Brookings Institution and Director of the Center on International Cooperation at New York University

LI Zheng, Assistant Professor, the CICIR Institute of American Studies

LIN Hongyu, Director of the Department of International Politics at the China University of International Relations

LIU Bo, Deputy Director of the Department of International Exchanges, CICIR

Stewart Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director, International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, the Stanley Foundation

QIAN Liwei, Associate Professor, the CICIR Institute of American Studies

David Shorr, Program Officer, the Stanley Foundation

Randy Schriver, Armitage International

WANG Wenfeng, Deputy Director of the CICIR Institute of American Studies

YUAN Peng, Assistant President, CICIR and Director of the CICIR Institute of American Studies

ZHAI Kun, Director of the CICIR Institute of World Political Studies

ZHANG Wenzong, Assistant Professor, the CICIR Institute of American Studies

ZHU Feng, Deputy Director, Center for International & Strategic Studies, Peking University

ZHU Liqun, Vice President, China Foreign Affairs University