Briefings, Booktalks, and Conversations

The Chinese Economy: What to Expect

December 10, 2019 | 11:30 am to 12:30 pm | Asia Program

About the Event

In their new book, To Get Rich is Glorious: Challenges Facing China’s Economic Reform and Opening at Forty, co-editors Jacques deLisle and Avery Goldstein, plus other leading scholars, explain how China rose to become the world’s second largest economy and explore the challenges facing China today- economically, politically, and geopolitically. In this book event, we feature remarks by deLisle and Goldstein, plus commentary by Marshall Meyer – all experienced China hands. 


Jacques deLisle

Director, FPRI Asia Program

Stephen Cozen Professor of Law, UPenn

Director, Center for the Study of Contemporary China, UPenn

Avery Goldstein

David Knott Professor of Global Politics, UPenn

Senior Fellow, FPRI

Marshall W. Meyer

Emeritus Professor of Management

Tsai Wan-Tsai Emeritus Professor

The Wharton School, UPenn


Previous books edited by deLisle and Goldstein are:

China’s Global Engagement (Brookings, 2017)

The Internet, Social Media, and a Changing China (UPenn Press, 2016, coeditied with Goubin Yang) 

China’s Challenges (UPenn Press, 2015)



1528 Walnut Street, Suite 610
Philadelphia. PA. US. 19102


This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 

This event is followed by lunch exclusively for FPRI Members at the Fellows Level ($1,000) and above.


Jacques deLisle

Jacques deLisle - Jacques deLisle is the Director of the Asia Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is also the Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania.

Avery Goldstein

Avery Goldstein - Avery Goldstein is a Senior Fellow in FPRI’s Asia Program and a member of the Orbis Board of Editors. He is the David M. Knott Professor of Global Politics and International Relations in the Political Science Department, Director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China, and Associate Director of the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics at the University of Pennsylvania.

Marshall Meyer

Marshall Meyer