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  • Events | 12 February, 2012 (16:07)

    Politically Risky

    Is China’s state capitalism destined to destroy the free market system that underpins the West’s hegemony? Is it even remotely possible that China’s leaders will allow the economy to take a hard landing? Join political risk theorist Ian Bremmer for a discussion of why China is #7 in his list of Top Ten Risks for 2012 (versus the U.S., at #4)

    DATE: Wednesday, February 15
    TIME: 12:30-2pm
    VENUE: Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business 长江商学院, Oriental Plaza, 1 East Chang An Avenue (Tower E2, 20/F, Room 7) 中国北京市东长安街 1 号东方广场东 (E2座,20层,7), phone: 85188552      .
    ENTRANCE: free to members, 80 rmb to non-members
    REGISTRATION: at fcccadmin@gmail.com

    Ian Bremmer is the founder of political risk consultancy the Eurasia Group, and a lecturer at Columbia University. His most recent book is “The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War between States and Corporations”. He thinks there is no risk whatsoever that the world will end in 2012.