Şevket Pamuk of Boğaziçi (Bosphorus) University will review the rise of state capacity (and the Tax Revenues / GDP ratio) around the world since 1500 based on joint work with Kivanç Karaman.
Ramkishen S Rajan of the National University of Singapore, co-author of the empirical paper “Why are Some Countries Greening Macroprudential Regulations Faster than Others?”, will examine the reasons behind the differential take-up of green macroprudential policies across countries on September 21 at 0900 HKT.
In this Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar, Jinlin Wei (Warwick PhD candidate) will present his paper co-authored with James Fenske (Warwick) and Namrata Kala (MIT), explaining how better access to railways increased urban populations via the channel of market access.
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Max Yu Hao of Peking University will present a trilogy of papers exploring the impact of fiscal rationalizations on public goods provision, the size of informal taxation, and tax burdens.
Join this Quantitative History Webinar with Chenzi Xu (Stanford GSB) to examine the role of banks in expanding the traded sector of local economies in the United States in the 19th century
Phillip Lipscy of the University of Toronto examines how international institutions evolve as countries seek to renegotiate the international order on August 24 at 0900 HKT.
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The real estate developer Evergrande once binged on debt. Now the music has stopped, investors are panicking and experts are warning of an imminent failure. Zhiwu Chen, director of the Asia Global Institute, comments on Evergrande's latest development in The New York Times.
Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-Chair and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence sees ample reason to worry that future global growth and development are in peril.
Getting the whole spectrum of governments, academia and civil society to track “natural capital” would help create shared efforts toward solving shared problems like the climate crisis. Asia Global Institute's Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng explains the need for a "One-Earth Balance Sheet" in Noema.
Zhiwu Chen, director of the Asia Global Institute, discusses the impact of involution, or "neijuan", on technological innovation in China in an interview with the Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly.
Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-Chair and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence proposes a new framework for China and the West to understand the state of the world and their place in it.