April 11, 2017
A conversation on U.S. Policy under Xi and Trump
Moderated by Dean Geoff Garrett
The Honorable Kevin Rudd is President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. He served as Australia’s 26th Prime Minister (2007–2010, 2013) and as Foreign Minister (2010–2012). He led Australia’s response during the Global Financial Crisis, reviewed by the IMF as the most effective stimulus strategy of all member states. Australia was the only major developed economy not to go into recession. Mr. Rudd helped found the G20 to drive the global response to the crisis, which in 2009 helped prevent the crisis from spiraling into depression.