Elizabeth Economy

Council on Foreign Relations

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Senior Fellow and Director of Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of The River Runs Black:The Environmental Challenge to China's Future

Elizabeth Economy on KCRW

Following our look at the domestic politics surrounding the U.S.-China pollution pact, we take a closer look at the Chinese side of the deal.

Climate Pact: China Realities

Following our look at the domestic politics surrounding the U.S.-China pollution pact, we take a closer look at the Chinese side of the deal.

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Beijing for talks on  Iran, North Korea and economic relations .

Chen Guangcheng Overshadows Clinton's China Visit

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Beijing for talks on Iran, North Korea and economic relations .

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China stunned economists and rattled stock markets worldwide by raising interest rates today for the first time in three years, after four days of secret meetings by 300 or so top…

China: New Leaders, New Plans and Potential Troubles

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