UCLA Economics PhD Candidate Zhihao Xu will present his latest research with newly hand-collected data from a domestic exchange market during the Chinese Civil War (1945-1949).
Professor Edwin L C Lai of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will examine China's strategy of internationalizing the RMB and use an empirical model to assess the status of the RMB, compared to the USD and the EURO on Jun 22 at 1700 HKT.
HKU Environmental Historian Jed O. Kaplan will take the audience on a journey through time, starting with the way our distant hominin ancestors modified their environments to increase their chances of survival, and coming to the question of whether the planet itself can now survive the multitude of demands placed on it by modern society.
Economic historian Debin Ma (Hitotsubashi) revisits the debates of “involution” in the context of incorporating agriculture seasonality. Explore the factors that pulled China out of the “involutionary” path and took China onto a path of modern economic growth.
Dr Deborah Elms of the Asian Trade Centre will examine the implications of the new Asia-Pacific trade arrangements for the future of global trade and regional economic integration on May 25 at 0900 HKT.
Professor Pol Antràs of Harvard University will examine the key drivers for the future of globalization and how major economies within the GVCs would need to react in the post-pandemic world on May 11 at 0900 HKT.
Asia Global Institute generates and disseminates innovative thinking, and business-relevant research on global issues from Asian perspectives. It aims to inform global policy and actions towards a prosperous and sustainable future for all.
Zhiwu Chen, director of the Asia Global Institute, comments on the case of a former CLSA banker accused of wrongdoing in a bond deal with the CEFC in the Wire China.
Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-Chair and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence considers how to maximize global production and minimize unintended consequences when the next pandemic hits.
With the iron ore trade likely to continue as a major driver for economic growth in China and Australia, the two countries might be stuck with each other for the foreseeable future. Diplomatic ties between the two could only deteriorate so much when they were still linked by iron ore, Heiwai Tang, associate director of Asia Global Institute, tells CNN Business.
Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-Chair and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence sees reasons to hope for the long-awaited return of aggregate productivity growth after the pandemic.
In a webinar conducted by the Canadian International Council, Alejandro Reyes, director of knowledge dissemination at the Asia Global Institute, analyzed alongside other experts how the concepts of pandemics, inequalities, human rights and nation states are interconnected in the globalized world.