Eclipse: Living in the Shadow of China's Economic Dominance

Eclipse: Living in the Shadow of China's Economic Dominance

by Arvind Subramanian

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ISBN-13: 9780881326062
Publisher: Peterson Institute for International Economics
Publication date: 09/15/2011
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Arvind Subramanian is the Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He currently serves as the chief economic adviser to the government of India. He has also served as senior fellow at the Center for Global Development. He is coauthor of Who Needs to Open the Capital Account? (2012). Foreign Policy magazine named him as one of the world's top 100 global thinkers in 2011. He was assistant director in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. He served at the GATT (1988–92) during the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations and taught at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government (1999–2000) and at Johns Hopkins' School for Advanced International Studies (2008–10).

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Dani Rodrik

Eclipse is a fascinating read. Controversial, but meant to be, it has the potential to set the terms of our ongoing discussion on what is perhaps the hottest issue in the global economy—China's role. Its quantification of power alone will attract considerable interest. (Dani Rodrik, Professor of Economics, Harvard University and author of The Globalization Paradox.)

Mohamed El-Erian

Eclipse must be read for a refreshing and deep analysis of what may lie ahead. It is an extremely well written and thought provoking book. (Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Executive, PIMCO and award-winning author of When Markets Collide.)

Francis Fukuyama

Defying conventional wisdom, Eclipse not just vividly imagines, but provides a plausible scenario for, the replacement of the United States by China as the world's dominant economic power. It persuasively underlines the need for Washington to get its act together. (Francis Fukuyama, Stanford University and author of The End of History and the Last Man and The Origins of Political Order.)

Henry Kissinger

Subramanian makes a compelling point, which should receive wide attention.

Liaquat Ahamed

If you want to understand the true magnitude of the shift in economic power that is currently changing the world, Eclipse is the book to read—provocative, well argued and elegantly written. (Liaquat Ahamed, Pulitzer Prize winning author of Lords of Finance.)

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