In search of a new proxy for pre-industrial economic activity, Eric Chaney of Oxford University explores how the library collection data is used to revisit urban growth during the rise of the Atlantic trade and to investigate the impact of the Mongol invasions on the Eastern Islamic world.
Professor Deborah Bräutigam of Johns Hopkins University will present her findings that dispel the myth of “debt-trap diplomacy” as not only an inaccurate assessment but an unhelpful distraction from the very real challenges of global cooperation to manage default risks in debtor economies and the large opportunities for China-OECD-developing country business engagement.
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Yale historian Valerie Hansen will take us back to the year 1000 AD and discuss how globalization began.
In this inaugural AGI Public Policy Webinar, Professor Yasheng Huang of MIT will present findings on the history of Chinese technological development from its Spring and Autumn Eras (over 700 years before the first millennium) to the end of the Qing Dynasty in 1911.
Phoebe Ewen, The Mekong Club; Hannah Thinyane and Sophie Zinser, United Nations University Institute, Macau
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Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-Chair and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence explains why we should worry less about technological unemployment and more about inequality.
Heiwai Tang, associate director of Asia Global Institute, says that re-industrialization can be seen as a tool to diversify Hong Kong economy in the 2020 Economic Summit Forum hosted by HK01.
Zhiwu Chen, director of the Asia Global Institute, comments on China's new antitrust rules in this interview with Hong Kong Economic Journal.
Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-Chair and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence explains that containing Covid-19 has become as a logistical issue as a scientific one.
15 countries have joined together to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on November 15, 2020. Heiwai Tang, associate director of Asia Global Institute, discusses the main features of RCEP and its regional impacts in his latest article in the Hong Kong Economic Journal.
Zhiwu Chen, director of the Asia Global Institute, shares his views on what the incoming Biden administration could mean for US-China relations and the trend of secondary listings of Chinese companies in Hong Kong at Bloomberg Markets: China Open Full Show.