China’s Shifting Economy and Politics with Kevin Rudd


Aug 11, 2022

The relationship between the U.S. and China is complex. Kevin Rudd, former Australian Prime Minister and current president of Asia Society, has written extensively about that relationship, including his latest book, “The Avoidable War: The Dangers of a Catastrophic Conflict between the US and Xi Jinping’s China.” Rudd discusses new developments in China’s political economy, including the impending 20th Party Congress and some of the challenges President Xi Jinping is facing due to economic difficulties, and examines their impact on U.S.-China relations moving forward.

00:00 Start 00:14 Introduction by Caroline Freund 01:55 Main Talk by Kevin Rudd 40:23 Discussion / Q&A

This program is part of UC San Diego’s Susan Shirk Lecture on U.S.-China Relations and is moderated by Dean Caroline Freund, School of Global Policy and Strategy. Recorded on 07/29/2022. [9/2022] [Show ID: 38317]

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