Wong MNC Center Executive Director Blanchard speaks at “Revisiting Globalization” Workshop in Singapore

In mid-October, Dr. Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Executive Director of the Mr. & Mrs. S.H. Wong Center for the Study of Multinational Corporations gave an invited talk at the National University of Singapore Institute of South Asian Studies “Revisiting Globalization: Comparing Country Experiences from South Asia and the World” Workshop. The title of Dr. Blanchard’s talk was “China and Economic Globalization: Powerful Profit indeed, Potential Prophet Indeed.” In his talk, Dr. Blanchard discussed, among other things, China’s economic globalization especially in regard to inward and outward foreign direct investment (FDI), the gains and pains associated with both as well as the advantages and disadvantages of China’s strategy for managing inward and outward FDI, and China’s potential to lead economic globalization in the future given current changes.