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Panel Discussion

TPP? Or OBOR? Superpower Grand Strategy and International Economic Ambition

In the public eye, superpower grand strategy has grown irretrievably intertwined with large-scale international economic arrangements. Perhaps the largest of these latter are the US-driven “Trans Pacific Partnership”, on the one hand, and China’s “One Belt, One Road” strategy, on the other. Most of the time the international community views these to be visions in competition with each other; now and then they are viewed as potentially complementary. In the ambitions that each promises, nations across Southeast Asia will be profoundly transformed over the coming decades, with the promise of improved livelihoods for all, and the possibility of stability and security across not just Asia but the world.
 
What is the reality on offer in these economic arrangements? How do they square with the public perception of  superpower grand strategy? How should national public policies respond to the challenges raised in these international ambitions?
Auditorium, Level 3, Block B, 
Faculty of Law, NUS Bukit Timah Campus, 
469G Bukit Timah Road, 
Singapore 259776
Mon 7 November 2016
05:15 PM - 06:30 PM

The Honorable Kirk Wagar

The Honorable Kirk Wagar

United States Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore

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Prof Danny Quah

Prof Danny Quah

Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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