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Vice President of Research Patrick Low writes that the group cannot claim to speak for the developing world, and it shows no sign of overcoming its own differences.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says lofty central bankers and regulators have forgotten that finance is a derivative of the real sector. If the real economy is sick, fixing the derivative won’t solve the problem.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low says new academic research on jobshedding in the US manufacturing industry points to Chinese exports as a culprit, but other factors are at play.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng considers the need to find an effective business model for public service provision.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low talks about the importance of the value chain for goods and services, which is often overlooked.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says despite polarization’s pull, democracy requires us to consider others’ views.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng defines the threats that are facing the world today.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low reflects on the need for reform in the World Trade Organization’s decision-making processes, to avoid abuse of the consensus requirement by the minority.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng writes about Charles Reich’s “The Greening of America” – and how it can still strike a chord with readers today.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low says reform moves to improve efficiency in Asia’s logistics sector will benefit the region’s trading economies immensely.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng on how just-released balance sheet data underlines frailties and direction for reform.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low says mega-regional treaties may set the trend for comprehensive partnership among members if they live up to the hype and escape from politics.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says central banks must choose austerity or risk exacerbating structural problems.
Vice President of Research Patrick Low discusses how China’s urban and economic growth strategies are inextricably entwined.
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