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Broken Abacus? A More Accurate Gauge of China’s Economy



DATE: Sept. 15, 2015
TIME: 9:00am-10:30am
LOCATION: CSIS, 2nd Fl Conference Room, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Daniel Rosen
Founding Partner, Rhodium Group
Senior Associate, CSIS Simon Chair in Political Economy

Beibei Bao
Research Analyst, Rhodium Group

followed by a panel discussion featuring:
Nicholas Lardy
Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow, The Peterson Institute of International Economics

Jiemin Guo
Senior Economist, Bureau of Economic Analysis

Markus Rodlauer
Deputy Director of Asia and Pacific Department, IMF

moderated by:
Scott Kennedy
Deputy Director, CSIS Freeman Chair in China Studies
Director, Project on Chinese Business and Political EconomyPlease join us for a report roll-out event, featuring the authors of “Broken Abacus? A More Accurate Gauge of China’s Economy” and a distinguished panel of experts on the Chinese economy. Report authors Daniel Rosen and Beibei Bao will share the key findings from their independent reappraisal of China’s nominal GDP and analyze the implications for politicians and business decision-makers. Panelists Nicholas Lardy (PIIE), Jiemin Guo (BEA), and Markus Rodlauer (IMF) will comment on the report’s methodology and findings, and the broader implications for how we think about China, economic development, and China’s relations with other countries.

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