Date(s) - 05/14/2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Washington State China Relations Council
1301 5th Ave, Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101
Join the Washington State China Relations Council and Dr. Victor Shih on May 14, 2018, for a discussion of the implications of President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power.
Victor Shih is an associate professor of political economy and has published widely on the politics of Chinese banking policies, fiscal policies and exchange rates. He was the first analyst to identify the risk of massive local government debt, and is the author of “Factions and Finance in China: Elite Conflict and Inflation.” Prior to joining UC San Diego, Shih was a professor of political science at Northwestern University and former principal for The Carlyle Group. Shih is currently engaged in a study of how the coalition-formation strategies of founding leaders had a profound impact on the evolution of the Chinese Communist Party. He is also constructing a large database on biographical information of elites in China.