Transpacific Experiment How China and California Collaborate and Compete for Our …
epub | 5.49 MB | English | Isbn:B07GS58CJJ |
Author: Matt Sheehan | PAge: 319 | Year: 2019
A timely, vital account of California’s unique relationship with China, told through the exploits of the entrepreneurs, activists, and politicians driving transformations with international implications
Tensions between the world’s superpowers are mounting in Washington, D.C., and Beijing. Yet, the People’s Republic of China and the state of California have built deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges that reverberate across the globe, making California and China a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century.
In The Transpacific Experiment, journalist and China analyst Matt Sheehan chronicles the real people who are making these connections. Sheehan tells the story of a Southern Californian mayor who believes a Chinese electric bus factory will save his town from meth labs and skinheads. He follows a Chinese AI researcher who leaves Google to compete with his former employer from behind the Great Firewall….
Category:Urban & Regional Economics, Urban & Regional Economics, Political Trades and Tariffs