Impact of Renminbi Internationalization on China’s Economy and Global Finance | Brookings Tsinghua Center

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by Project Pengyou on March 17th, 2015   831 views

When and Where

  • 17/03/2015
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Tsinghua University, School of Public Policy and Management room 609
    Brookings Institution, School of Public Policy and Management room 609, Tsinghua University, Beijing, Beijing 100084
    Beijing
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Impact of Renminbi Internationalization on China’s Economy and Global Finance | Brookings Tsinghua Center

Event Details

Brookings-Tsinghua Center is hosting a public talk on the impact of Renminbi internationalization, featuring Eswar Prasad, senior fellow in Global Economy and Development Studies at the Brookings Institution, and guest commentator Qian Yingyi, Dean and Professor of School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University.

Wednesday, March 17, 7pm-9pm
“Impact of Renminbi Internationalization on China’s Economy and Global Finance”
Eswar Prasad, Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University
Qi Ye, Director, Brookings-Tsinghua Center
Brookings-Tsinghua Center
Tsinghua University School of Public Policy, Auditorium Hall | Registration

Brookings-Tsinghua Center is hosting a public talk on the impact of Renminbi internationalization, featuring Eswar Prasad, senior fellow in Global Economy and Development Studies at the Brookings Institution, and guest commentator Qian Yingyi, Dean and Professor of School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University. Eswar Prasad will draw upon his recent book The Dollar Trap to discuss the current state of the international monetary system, prospects for the Renminbi to become a global reserve currency, the danger of currency wars, and the path forward to a more stable system.

Eswar Prasad is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the New Century Chair in International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was previously chief of the Financial Studies Division in the International Monetary Fund’s Research Department and, before that, was the head of the IMF’s China Division.

The talk will be followed by Q&A session. Working language will be English with simultaneous interpretation. To register, please click here.

(Please note: Eswar Prasad will also speak at the Norwegian Embassy on March 18 at 11am. Entrance fee: 80 RMB.)

 

Event information courtesy of Legation Quarter

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