The Quarreling Couple That Still Needs to Dance Together: A Webinar Addressing US-China Rivalry and Cooperation

© 2020, Farok J. Contractor, Rutgers Business School

The two biggest economies on the planet—the US and China, constituting 40 percent of the entire world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 23 percent of its population—need to cooperate for the sake of humankind. And yet, over the last four years, tensions between the two nations have increased.

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VIDEO LINK

To skip the introductions and Q&A, view from minutes 04:50 to 45:01

In my October 8, 2020 webinar, sponsored by the Chinese Globalization Association, Simon Fraser University, and Georgia Tech CIBER, I covered these issues:
  1. What’s at Stake Between the Two nations?
  2. China-US Trade (Estimating the Numbers of Jobs and Money Involved in Their Bilateral Trade)
  3. China-US Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Relationship (Estimating the Numbers of Jobs and Money Involved in Their Bilateral FDI)
  4. How Dependent Is the US Consumer on Chinese Products?
  5. Bringing Jobs Back to the US? Role of Global Manufacturing
  6. Is the RMB (Yuan) Undervalued?
  7. Dollar Surplus Recycling
  8. Security Concerns and Cyberespionage
  9. What’s Behind the “Dumping” Accusations?
  10. Conclusion: Mutual Benefits and What’s the Risk in Overdoing Nationalism, Protectionism, and “America First” Tendencies

VIDEO LINK

To skip the introductions and Q&A, view from minutes 04:50 to 45:01

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