US-China competition in global development

Visitors walk past a wall with a map showing the species of peony in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) countries, at horticultural exhibition Beijing Expo 2019, in Beijing, China April 29, 2019. Picture taken April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. - RC1FBEBC8750

This is the second in a two-part series of episodes from the Brookings-Blum Roundtable, an annual forum for global leaders, entrepreneurs, and policy practitioners to discuss innovative ideas and to pursue initiatives to alleviate global poverty. In this episode, Merrell Tuck-Primdahl, director of communications for the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings, speaks with four experts about China’s remarkable economic rise, its role in development projects in the region and around the world, and the U.S.-China trade war.

Guests featured in this episode are:

  • Homi Kharas, interim VP and director of Global Economy and Development at Brookings
  • Minxin Pei, a professor at Claremont McKenna College
  • Weijian Shan, group chairman and CEO, Pacific Alliance Group
  • Michael Froman, chair of the board, Center for Inclusive Growth, Mastercard, and former U.S. trade representative

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