China Is Very, Very, Very, Very Big

Based on population, China's economy was destined to be bigger than the U.S.'s.
An economic heavyweight. 

Larry Summers and Lant Pritchett have written a paper predicting a Chinese growth slowdown. In 2013, Barry Eichengreen, Donghyun Park, and Kwanho Shin wrote a paper with much the same message, which accurately predicted the recent Chinese slowdown from about 10 percent annual growth to about7.5 percent. In fact, the most basic model of economic growth, the Solow Model, predicts that a country's growth slows as it gets richer. Yes, the case for a Chinese slowdown is pretty incontrovertible at this point.

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