Lectures & Conversations
Will China Take Over the World?
The Byron Wien Series on Financial History
Sebastian Mallaby
Steven Rattner
Byron R. Wien (moderator)
Tue, February 21st, 2012 | 6:30 pm
$28
(members $14)

Note: This event is sold out

 

Event details

Armed with the world’s largest population and stunning economic and technological growth, China has emerged as a world superpower; it has been one of the most dramatic developments of our time. Is China poised to replace the United States as the world’s most influential nation? Is that change inevitable? Or has it already happened? Experts discuss China’s continued rise and how America’s role in world affairs will change.

Speakers Bio(s)

Sebastian Mallaby is director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the author of the bestseller More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite. Steven Rattner, popularly known as the Obama Administration’s “Car Czar,” is the author of Overhaul: An Insider’s Account of the Obama Administration’s Emergency Rescue of the Auto IndustryByron R. Wien (moderator) is Vice Chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners, former Chief Investment Strategist for Pequot Capital and former Chief U.S. Investment Strategist at Morgan Stanley.

Location

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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