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William Adams

William Adams

William Adams is a Senior International Economist for PNC Financial Services Group. He is responsible for forecasting economic conditions in China. Formerly Resident Economist at The Conference Board China Center, he has published extensive research on China’s economy.

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Contributions by William Adams

Conversation

07.09.14

The U.S. and China Are At the Table: What’s At Stake...

WILLIAM ADAMS & ZHA DAOJIONG

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are in Beijing this week for the sixth session of the high level bilateral diplomatic exchange known as the Strategic and Economic Dialogue. We asked contributors what's likely to happen and what's at stake.—The...

Conversation

04.30.14

Will China’s Economy Be #1 by Dec. 31? (And Does it Matter...

WILLIAM ADAMS, DAMIEN MA & more

On April 30, data released by the United Nations International Comparison Program showed China’s estimated 2011 purchasing power parity (PPP) exchange rate was twenty percent higher than was estimated in 2005. What does this mean? China's economy could become the largest in the...

Books

10.28.13

In Line Behind a Billion People

DAMIEN MA, WILLIAM ADAMS

Nearly everything you know about China is wrong! Yes, within a decade, China will have the world’s largest economy. But that is the least important thing to know about China. In this enlightening book, two of the world’s leading China experts turn the conventional wisdom on...

Viewpoint

10.28.13

Stark Choices for China’s Leaders

DAMIEN MA & WILLIAM ADAMS

One Beijing morning in early November 2012, seven men in dark suits strode onto the stage of the Great Hall of the People. China’s newly elected Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Chairman Xi Jinping stood at the center of the ensemble, flanked on each side by three members of the...

Conversation

07.09.14

The U.S. and China Are At the Table: What’s At Stake...

WILLIAM ADAMS & ZHA DAOJIONG

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are in Beijing this week for the sixth session of the high level bilateral diplomatic exchange known as the Strategic and Economic Dialogue. We asked contributors what's likely to happen and what's at stake.—The...

Conversation

04.30.14

Will China’s Economy Be #1 by Dec. 31? (And Does it Matter...

WILLIAM ADAMS, DAMIEN MA & more

On April 30, data released by the United Nations International Comparison Program showed China’s estimated 2011 purchasing power parity (PPP) exchange rate was twenty percent higher than was estimated in 2005. What does this mean? China's economy could become the largest in the...

Books

10.28.13

In Line Behind a Billion People

DAMIEN MA, WILLIAM ADAMS

Nearly everything you know about China is wrong! Yes, within a decade, China will have the world’s largest economy. But that is the least important thing to know about China. In this enlightening book, two of the world’s leading China experts turn the conventional wisdom on...

Viewpoint

10.28.13

Stark Choices for China’s Leaders

DAMIEN MA & WILLIAM ADAMS

One Beijing morning in early November 2012, seven men in dark suits strode onto the stage of the Great Hall of the People. China’s newly elected Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Chairman Xi Jinping stood at the center of the ensemble, flanked on each side by three members of the...