Charter Cities: America’s Soft Weapon Against China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Date: Jul. 21, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Start Date:
December 9, 2022
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December 9, 2022
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Join us on Tuesday, July 21st at 2:00 pm (ET) / 11:00 am (PT) as Dr. Mark Lutter, Founder and Executive Director of the Charter Cities Institute, makes the case for charter cities as the American response to China’s debt-financed Belt and Road Initiative.

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Dr. Mark Lutter
Founder and Executive Director
Charter Cities Institute

Dr. Mark Lutter is the Founder and Executive Director of the Charter Cities Institute, as well as the host of the Charter Cities Podcast. He is on the Board of Directors of Explorer Academy, a Zambian education platform. He is an advisor to and has a financial interest in the Victoria Harbor Group, a firm that is building a new Hong Kong. He has a PhD in economics from George Mason University where his research focused on charter cities. Prior to launching the Institute, he was Lead Economist for NeWAY Capital, an asset management firm which made early stage investments in charter cities. He has been published in several newspapers and magazines including the Chicago Tribune, City Journal, CityAM, and Cato Unbound.

Marshall Kosloff
Director of Outreach and Media
Lincoln Network

Marshall Kosloff is the Director of Outreach and Media for the Lincoln Network. He is also a Media Fellow at the Hudson Institute, where he co-hosts The Realignment podcast. Before Lincoln, he was a researcher on PBS’s Firing Line with Margaret Hoover and participated in the Public Interest Fellowship. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Oregon. Marshall lives in Washington, DC.

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