Asian Perspectives Global Issues
Here you’ll find curated op-ed articles written by Fung Global Institute’s Leadership and Network of Experts that have either been disseminated through mass media and the text of speeches delivered.
Feb 21, 2017
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says the Trump reality show that has taken over in the U.S. and is upending all expectations about governance.
Feb 14, 2017
Michael Spence comments on key trends arising from the U.S.'s populist government.
Feb 9, 2017
Pamela Mar outlines the possible consequences facing labor forces which are unready for technological disruption.
Dec 30, 2016
Academic Council Chairman Michael Spence and Renmin University Student Qian Wan examine options to spur growth in China.
Sarah Hauck talks about the importance of studying and maintaining the integrity of the world's freshwater habitats.
Dec 28, 2016
Fellow Patrick Low discusses options that might act to revive faltering cooperation over global trade.
Nov 25, 2016
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng and HKU Professor Geng Xiao weigh up the effects of Donald Trump's campaign policies.
Pamela Mar writes on the consequences of replacing human labor with machines without preparing the workforce for change.
Nov 8, 2016
Last year's Climate Change Talks were a watershed for environmentalists everywhere. How will Marrakech and COP 22 measure up against Paris this year? Conservation International's Director of Climate Policy sat down with Sophie Bertazzo.
Nov 1, 2016
Academic Council Chairman Michael Spence writes on why it took politics so long to catch up with economic reality.
Fellow Patrick Low compares this latest climate change-related deal to other global pacts aimed at protecting the environment.
Oct 21, 2016
Fellow Patrick Low speaks of the high price of Brexit for the UK's political leadership and its economy
Oct 18, 2016
Has the RMB's inclusion into the IMF's SDR turned it into a global currency? Barry Eichengreen weighs in.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng calls for a new narrative to restore a sense of balance to global policy.
Oct 12, 2016
Joseph Nye explains the rise of populism and how it cannot be attributed solely to economic distress.
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