Carnegie Mellon University

Three Big Players Out of Sync: The United States, China, and Germany in the Economic Crisis

Friday, April 1, 2011, 2:30-4:30pm, Connan Room, University Center

Three experts will compare the policy responses of the U.S., China and Germany to the global economic downturn since 2008. They will consider questions of currency regulation, stimulus vs. austerity, and financial reform in domestic and international context.


Lee Branstetter, Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Heinz College and Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University.

Barry Naughton, Professor of Chinese Economy and Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies University of California, San Diego

Stephen J. Silvia, Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University

Sponsored by the Center for International Relations and Politics and the Global Studies Major.