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Vice President of Research Patrick Low writes that the WTO needs to move away from the “them and us” focus of many of its rules.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng, Vice President, China, on the need of Chinese cities to address the overhang of poorly performing projects and loss-making state-owned enterprises (SOEs).
Academic Council Chair Michael Spence writes that without complementary structural reforms that encourage private investment and innovation, a public-investment program will have a disappointingly weak impact on growth.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng writes that a world more divided than ever must live by mutual respect and tolerance.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low says the bilateral agreement will see the two nations working together to reduce their combined contribution to almost 40 per cent of global greenhouse gases.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng asks whether the global banking system “simpler, safer and fairer”?
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says to tackle inequality, we must first understand its origins in globalization and urbanization, then focus on raising the income and wealth of the bottom half of society.
Academic Council Chair Michael Spence notes that governments, central banks, and international financial institutions have consistently had to revise their growth forecasts downward and seeks to identify the reasons why.
President William Overholt sees the further rise of China’s RMB as a significant player within the global financial system.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says social policy must complement growth strategy to improve the global economy.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng, Vice President, China, reflects on reforms enacted by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low on how the shared global leadership between two biggest economies is not assured, but differences cannot be allowed to translate into a negative-sum game.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says China’s enthusiasm for the new Silk Road fits into its plans for the renminbi.
President William Overholt writes that Japan’s negative economic growth during 2014’s third quarter does not yet doom Abenomics, but it does signify deep trouble.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng, Vice President, China, on why the move to enact financial deepening in China is not simply a matter of addressing financial repression.
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