At the lecture on Apr 9, Alfred Schipke and Sally Chen of International Monetary Fund (IMF) will present the key findings of IMF’s latest publication, The Future of China’s Bond Market. Following the presentation will be a Q&A session moderated by Professor Dragon Tang of HKU’s Faculty of Business and Economics.
Luigi Pascali of Universitat Pompeu Fabra will explore relations between wars, local political institutions and fiscal capacity in the German land between 1200 and 1750.
Felipe Valencia Caicedo of the University of British Columbia will share key findings of the Spanish Civil War’s long-lasting effect on social capital.
China’s commercial sector is changing drastically and continually. In this report, key trends have been identified by 160 top-tier experts in China’s commercial sector from the Expert Committee of China General Chamber of Commerce together with the team from Fung Business Intelligence to draw key insights into China’s commercial developments over the coming year.
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Who or what is to blame for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 disasters? Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, talks about how an investigation into the cause recalls the way leaders across the world grapple with today’s highly complex problems, and the comparison is hardly reassuring.
Counterintuitive quantum concepts can be difficult to understand. Quantum physics is now widely accepted for its capacity to explain things classical physics cannot — but its lessons extend beyond the physical sciences. Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, argues that finance is quantum in nature because finance is a representation of nature.
In his Condivergence series in The Edge Malaysia, Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, explains how the neoliberal free market economies are trapped in a dilemma of their own making, and how Polanyi’s historical and sociological analysis is more superior to the broken market creed.
In her op-ed to Bangkok Post, Noeleen Heyzer, Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, says that the unleashing of women's potential has begun to transform our societies.
With China’s foreign policy in the spotlight during the annual meeting of its legislature, Asia Global Institute's Adjunct Associate Professor Yoshikazu Kato outlines his thoughts on what this diplomacy is and how it came about.
Berkshire Hathaway sees its investments as groves of trees, still picked for their solid fundamentals. Meanwhile, Asia Global Institute's Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng says that the world has spent the past decade feeling rich due to a bubble of debt and central bank liquidity, ignoring challenges like climate change.