Pieter Bottelier


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Senior adviser on China to the Conference Board and visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; held various World Bank positions, including senior adviser to the vice president for East Asia, chief of the Resident Mission in Beijing, director for Latin America, director for North Africa, division chief for Mexico, resident chief economist in Jakarta and desk economist for African countries; former adviser to the Ministry of Finance of Zambia, and chief economist and marketing director of a state-owned Zambian copper company; served as a consultant to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; was a Harkness Fellow with The Commonwealth Fund and a research associate at the Brookings Institution; research associate and course work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.A., economics, University of Amsterdam.

Reviews economic reforms since 1978 and the dramatic changes in international trade and investment patterns that are unfolding as China's economy grows and opens up. Analyzes the implications of China's WTO accession terms both for China and for its trading partners and reviews China's WTO compliance. Examines China's unfinished domestic economic reform agenda and factors underlying China's current international competitiveness.