Stumbling Giant: The Threats to China’s Future
(Yale University Press, 2013)
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Stumbling Giant: The Threats to China’s Future addresses the challenges China will face during the coming decades and why it is unlikely to overtake the United States this century. The book provides an in‐depth analysis of the threats to China’s continuing rise, offers bold policy prescriptions addressing those challenges, and explains why — without substantial reform — China is unlikely to replace America as the next superpower. Yale nominated the book for the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize for nonfiction. Timothy Beardson founded, majority‐owned, and ran Crosby Financial Holdings, which became the largest independent investment bank in the Far East. He is a permanent resident of Hong Kong.