Adam Smith to Describe China at 'Crossroads 2001'

Dec. 10, 1999 10:07 a.m.

Economic analyst George J. W. Goodman, also known as Adam Smith of Adam Smith's Money World, will speak on " Crossroads China 2001 " at Princeton University's Center of International Studies on Thursday, January 6, at 4:30 p.m., in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Goodman will discuss what he views as the impending conflict between the top-down control of the communist apparatus in China and the rapid modernization of the country via the Internet.

The event will feature previews of a one-hour Adam Smith special that will air the following evening on WNET, Channel 13. Robert D. Hormats, vice chair of Goldman, Sachs International, and Minxin Pei, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will join Goodman in a discussion of the program and the issues it raises.

Contact: Justin Harmon (609) 258-3601