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Date and Location

April 22, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST


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China Social and Economic Symposium | The Evolving Role of U.S. and China in the Global Economy

This symposium is organized by China Society, a student organization at the Harvard Kennedy School.

​This panel will discuss China’s rise within the current economic governance system that was shaped by US and other western countries after World War II, and the implications for the changing global economic dynamics.



  • Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University, Former Secretary of the Treasury, Former Director of the National Economic Council
  • The Hon. Kevin Rudd AC, 26th Prime Minister of Australia, President and CEO of Asia Society, President of Asia Society Policy Institute, Chairman of International Peace Institute
  • Jin Liqun, President and Chair of the Board of Directors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Moderator: Ping Wang, MPA 2021 at the Harvard Kennedy School

Speakers and Presenters

​Lawrence H. Summers, The Hon. Kevin Rudd AC,  Jin Liqun

Additional Organizers

​​China Society