May 23

Elizabeth Economy

The Third Revolution:
Xi Jinping and The New Chinese State

May 23, 2018 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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Elizabeth Economy is the C. V. Starr senior fellow and director for Asia studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is an expert on Chinese domestic politics and foreign relations, writing on topics ranging from China’s environmental challenges to its role in global governance.

She is the award-winning author of The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China’s Future (Cornell University Press, 2004; 2nd edition, 2010), and By All Means Necessary: How China’s Resource Quest is Changing the World (Oxford University Press, 2014), co-authored with Michael Levi. Her most recent book, The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State (Oxford University Press, 2018), analyzes the contradictory nature of reform under President Xi Jinping.

Dr. Economy received her BA from Swarthmore College, her MA from Stanford University, and her PhD from the University of Michigan.




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