Professor Ann Lee
Leading Authority on strategic relations with China, Author of the book "What the U.S. Can Learn From China", Speaker, Professor, Advisor,
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China and the BRICS

Published on August 27, 2014, by in Uncategorized.

My ten day tour to Brazil this time around featured five speeches and four media interviews.  Most of the Brazilians in attendance were eager to know how they could work with China and what they could gain from being associated with the BRICS.  Below are links to some of the interviews and news summaries of

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Asia the Next Financial Center?

Published on July 7, 2014, by in Uncategorized.

My friend Richard Murphy posed this question to me.  He quotes me at the end of his piece, but in short, I do not think New York and London will be that easily displaced.   People around the world are addicted to making a quick buck which can be anathema to economic development.  It’s hard for

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Money and Currency

Published on June 20, 2014, by in Uncategorized.

China’s shadow banking system has been a topic of much discussion recently.  The World Policy Journal has asked me to weigh in on the issue which can be found in the Summer 2014 issue: http://www.worldpolicy.org/big-question-money-currency

 
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Exciting News in Florence

Published on November 22, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

This week I was invited to speak to global young leaders at the palatial Villa La Pietra in Florence, Italy.   Not only did I meet the policymakers of Italy, but also those from Brazil, Russia, Israel, Greece, and others.   The meetings came from the initiative of the Eunomia Foundation and the cadre working

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Why the West Should Care About the Third Plenum?

Published on November 16, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

I have been inundated with media requests for comments since China’s third plenum concluded Tuesday, November 12, 2013.  Here are links to a sampling of my responses to their questions: http://adage.com/china/article/china-news/why-brands-should-pay-attention-to-chinas-third-plenum/245270/ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/11/15/china-one-child-rule/3576803/

 
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A Nice Piece About Me and My Views in a South American Magazine

Published on November 8, 2013, by in Uncategorized.
 
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My Interview with Italian Media

In connection with my speaking engagement at the EUGEO conference in Rome on September 5-7, 2013, the Italian media published an interview with me regarding my views on China.  It can be found here in Italian: http://www.agichina24.it/l-intervista/notizie/esperta-di-relazioni-cina-usa-sulla-crisi-siriana while the English translation is below: 1. G20 leaders are discussing military intervention in Syria at St. Petersburg’s

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What will Xi and Obama chat about this weekend?

Published on June 6, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

The media has been touting cyber security as the top agenda item at the upcoming meeting between Xi Jinping and President Obama.  But if the official line is that, then one has to really wonder what the real agenda items are because we all know that the U.S. government is obsessed with keeping the most

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GOLD Winner in the Current Affairs Category of the 2013 Independent Publisher Awards

Published on May 7, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Many thanks to the judges who selected me to be the GOLD winner of the 2013 awards that were officially announced on May 7, 2013: http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1653  I am very honored and hope to attend the celebration on May 29th.   I was actually quite surprised when I heard the news since I had received much more

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Top Ten

Published on February 8, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

Winter Storm Nemo had me bemoaning when I received an email from American Airlines informing me that my flight was canceled and that they were unsuccessful in re-booking on another flight me.  I was hoping to celebrate Chinese New Year’s with my family, but as the old saying goes, “We plan and God laughs.”  Well,

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