Eric Heikkila on the Rise and China and New World Order
Eric J. Heikkila is a professor at the USC Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. Trained as an economist, he has consulted for the World Bank, UNDP, USAID and a host of other development agencies. As founding Executive Secretary for the Pacific Rim Council on Urban Development, he helped organise numerous international consultative forums for cities throughout the region. He is the author of many scholarly publications including, most recently, China from a US Policy Perspective (Routledge, 2020)
This week, Ed Blakely and Eric talk about the rise of China as an economic powerhouse, the sustainability and dangers of China’s rapid urban development, and realignment of the world order.