The future of U.S.-China economic relations and impact on the world


March 18, 2021 

Dr. Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs, joins David Firestein to examine the evolving challenges in the economic relationship between the United States and China.

Dr. Roach shares his perspectives on the aspect of decoupling, the impact of COVID-19 and prospects for both countries to revive and transform their respective economies. The discussion also delves into the ramifications of a declining U.S. Dollar, introduction of digital currencies, changes in supply chain management and role that technological competition may play on the future economic outlook between the two nations and the world.

Dr. Roach is a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and Senior Lecturer at Yale’s School of Management. He formerly served as Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia and as the firm’s Chief Economist. Dr. Roach is a noted economist, frequent contributor to the media and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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