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
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
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ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
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.