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Is China a Threat to the U.S. Economy?

Craig K. Elwell, Marc Labonte

Is China a Threat to the U.S. Economy?

The rise of China from a poor, stagnant country to a major economic power within a time span of only twenty-eight years is often described by analysts as one of the greatest economic success stories in modern times. From 1979 (when economic reforms were first introduced) to 2006, China’s real gross...