Since World War II, the only large economy to make the leap from poverty to affluence is South Korea; successful microstates like Singapore are too small to provide useful analogies. To continue to improve the lives of its people in the face of demographic and globalization realities, China must avoid the trap that has ensnared countries like Brazil, Thailand, and Egypt. Where does China stand? What are its realistic alternatives? What are the likely implications for investors, marketers, and the global economy? We’ll provide the insights you need.