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October 1, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Global Tensions: The United States & China Battle for Economic Dominance

The Boat House at Confluence Park

679 W Spring St, Columbus, OH 43215

Speaker: David J. Bulman

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The US and China have entered into a mutually harmful economic conflict, one with the potential to cripple the current economic order. Although tariffs have received the most media attention, the conflict goes much deeper than trade, reflecting rising competition and security fears related to cross-border investment, global governance, and technology.  Dr. David Bulman of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will discuss this emerging economic conflict and its consequences, especially as it presents from China’s perspective.

 

What are the roots of the US-China conflict? How is this conflict affecting China’s economy and government? What does the conflict between these two super-powers mean for the rest of the Asia-Pacific region?  Join Dr. Bulman and CCWA on October 1, 2019 to answer these questions and discuss this evolving globally pertinent topic.

 

Doors Open at 11:30am

 

Lead Sponsors: 

The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center

Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

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David J. Bulman

Jill McGovern and Steven Muller Assistant Professor of International Affairs and China Studies and U.S. Director of the Pacific Community Initiative

Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

David J. Bulman is the Jill McGovern and Steven Muller Assistant Professor of International Affairs and China Studies and U.S. Director of the Pacific Community Initiative at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He was previously an Economist at the World Bank and a China Public Policy Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Bulman’s research focuses on the political economy of development, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between political and career incentives and economic outcomes in China.  His first book, Incentivized Development in China: Leaders, Governance, and Growth in China’s Counties, published by Cambridge University Press in 2016, examined the political foundations of local economic growth in China, focusing on the institutional and economic roles of county-level leaders and the career incentives that shape their behavior. His research has been published inStudies in Comparative International DevelopmentReview of International Organizations, and Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy.  Bulman received his MA and PhD in China Studies from Johns Hopkins SAIS and a BA in Economics from Columbia University.