The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program Firing Line Debate:
Gordon Chang, writer and lawyer and Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and a Senior Lecturer at Yale’s School of Management on the state of US-China relations.
Dr. Roach is an economist and a Senior Fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and a Senior Lecturer at Yale’s School of Management. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin and received his PhD in Economics at New York University. He previously served as Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia. Dr. Roach has written extensively on Asia’s impact on the global economy and his most recent book is titled, “Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China.” He is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations.
Gordon Chang is a writer and lawyer, whose most recent book, “The Collapse of China,” argued that the way in which China’s economy is structured will inevitably bring down the state. He received his undergraduate and law degrees at Cornell University. He often appears on major TV news networks to comment on Chinese and Korean affairs.
The debate will be moderated by Dr. Daniel Mattingly, a professor of comparative politics and Chinese politics in Yale’s political science department.
Refreshments will be provided and the debate is open to the public.