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  • Events | 19 March, 2010 (17:43)

    March 26 – China’s Property Bubble Trap

    SPEAKER: Andy Xie, economist

    Will China’s property bubble burst? What are the key factors leading to that? Do previous property bubbles compare to today’s situation? What bold decisions are needed to avoid the crash?  Economist Andy Xie will answer those burning questions and share his insights on the instability of today’s property market in the context of China’s economic challenges.

    DATE: Friday, March 26th 2010
    TIME: 16:30-18:00
    VENUE:
    Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business 长江商学院
    Oriental Plaza, 12th floor, Tower E3 (Ernst&Young Tower 安永大楼)
    1 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing 100738, China
    Tel: 010-85188552 (website)
    中国北京市东长安街 1 号东方广场东 3 座 12 层
    English map, Chinese map

    ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 50 rmb on the door to non-members
    REGISTRATION: email fcccadmin@gmail.com so we know numbers and for security clearance

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
    Dr Andy Xie is Shanghai-based independent economist specialising in Asia. He is currently director of Shenzhen Development Bank and of Boqi Enviromental Sciences. He is also a guest columnist for the South China Morning Post and Caixin Magazine.

    Dr Xie is one of the few economists who has accurately predicted economic bubbles including the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis and the more recent subprime meltdown in the United States. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1997 and was Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Asia/Pacific economics team until 2006. Prior to that he spent two years with Macquarie Bank in Singapore, where he was an associate director in corporate finance. He also spent five years as an economist with the World Bank.
    Dr Xie earned a PhD in economics in 1990 and an MS in civil engineering in 1987 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.