China’s financial stability under the COVID-19 stress test

Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Thomas Orlik (Bloomberg Economics) and Tianlei Huang (PIIE)

Details

June 9, 2022 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Event Summary

The combination of China's zero-COVID-19 policy and the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the virus have recently brought renewed stress to the Chinese economy and financial system. What do three years of the pandemic teach about China's governance, economy, and financial risks?

Joining this episode of Financial Statements were:

HOST

Nicolas Véron
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)

GUESTS

  • Thomas Orlik
    Chief Economist, Bloomberg Economics, and author of China: The Bubble That Never Pops
  • Tianlei Huang
    Research Fellow, PIIE

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Financial Statements is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Nicolas Véron that explores changes in the world of finance, encompassing themes of financial services regulation, corporate finance and governance, systemic fragility and crises, and structural changes driving business and policy trends in the financial sector.