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Monday, July 06, 2020
ANBOUND Webinar 2020 | Dialogue with RAND on BRI Policy Issues
Wang Yi

3 July 2020 | 09:00 am Beijing

2 July 2020 | 09:00 pm EST

Zoom Video Call

This episode talked about the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) related policy issues that are most concerned. Topic covers:

a. BRI's Features, Criticism, and COVID-19 Impacts on BRI.

b. What Happened Before? The Formation of BRI.

c. Comparisons with ANBOUND and RAND research outcomes of BRI.

d. How to understanding the economic logic of BRI.

e. Discussions on health silk road and global issues, effective cooperation between BRI partner countries, recommendations for policymakers.


Dr. Rafiq Dossani, Director of the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy, a senior economist at the RAND Corporation, and a professor at RAND Pardee Graduate School. Dr. Dossani works on education, finance, regional development, security, trade, and technology issues.

Dr. Jennifer Bouey, a senior policy researcher and Tang Chair in China Policy Studies at the RAND Corporation. As an epidemiologist with training in clinical medicine and quantitative methods, Dr. Bouey's research focuses on global health strategies and social determinants of health.

Professor Yongjun Chen, the Business School of Renmin University of China. He is also vice president for Institute of China's Economic Reform & Development.

Tony Pan, ANBOUND's Researcher Fellow, his interest focusing on International Relations, closely working with ANBOUND Chief Researcher Mr. Chan Kung to have published the studies related to BRI.

Chair: Yi Wang, Head of Global Development Program.

The webinar videos can be accessed on


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