On this episode of “On the Margin,” Blockworks Co-founder Mike Ippolito is joined by Leland Miller, CEO of China Beige Book International, for a deep dive into the Chinese economy. Leland provides a data driven assessment of the Chinese economy, exploring whether the country’s economic growth model is at an end.

They discuss China’s financial deleveraging, the demographics of China’s population, the reversal in globalization, tensions with the US and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

They also cover:

  • transitioning to sustainable growth
  • the founding of China Beige Book
  • and so much more

Watch the full episode below! 👇

“On the Margin” is a two-part show. Once a week, Mike interviews industry experts. At the end of the week, he is joined by a co-host where they break down the top crypto and macro stories. Episodes go live every Wednesday and Saturday morning.

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    Brianna Beckford is a Florida-based editor mainly focused on digital assets and the crossroads between the virtual and physical. As a University of Florida grad in Art + Technology, she’s dabbled in writing and reporting with a focus on the growth of hypermediacy in the present day. She focuses on video and podcasting for Blockworks.