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Vice President of Research Patrick Low says economic health and international co-operation are at risk as governments introduce more and more restrictive measures and hurt competition.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the world economy is still at risk despite claims to the contrary.
Academic Council Chair Michael Spence looks at China’s on-going anti-corruption campaign, its move to strengthen Rule of Law and management of its public assets.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low suggests China and the United States can look at forging a deal that would not interfere with existing agreements but would lead back to the WTO.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says where structural reforms stall, we reach for unconventional monetary policy.
Academic Council Chair Michael Spence writes on a report which concludes that efforts to combat climate change could boost growth in developing economies.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low writes that for new climate change initiatives to succeed, the agreement needs to emphasise flexibility and international co-ordination with a spectrum of approaches.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng calls for an understanding that encourages humility and a willingness to compromise.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng, Vice President, China say the world needs for its two largest economies to work together to bolster global monetary stability.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low writes on the interest among WTO members to adopt a new approach that is different from its convention of consensus decision-making.
In the wake of Alibaba’s successful IPO, Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng asks whether smart investors and governments have the ability to nurture the next wave of SMEs in innovation and job creation.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low says international cooperation and economic progress likely to stall if governments in rich countries are held back by reluctant populations.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says the complex interconnections of today’s world must be properly understood.
Academic Council Chair Michael Spence reacts to a European Commission report, which lays out a plan to invest €450 billion from three European Union funds from 2014 to 2020.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng, Vice President, China, say China’s ghost towns and local-government debts are not harbingers of doom, but bumps on the road to a developed economy.
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