India hopes its ban on Chinese apps would show its willingness to dismantle important economic links between the two countries and to pressure Beijing to back off in a border dispute. In an article on the India-China conflict in the Wall Street Journal, Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, says with India reliant on Chinese imports and investment in key industries, including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and infrastructure, further steps to roll back economic integration could as painful for India as it is for China.
Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-Chair and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence and Chen Long see a disturbing "pandemic economy" pattern emerging in Africa, South Africa, Latin America, and some US states.
India imports $70 billion in goods from China annually and is heavily dependent on imports. After the Ladakh clash, traders and resident associations have called for a boycott of Chinese products. Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, was joined by fellow panellists at NDTV in the discussion on calls to boycott Chinese imports after the recent border clash.
To facilitate a structured way to navigate through the dynamic trade-off between epidemic control and economic activity, Luohan Academy proposes a five-phase pandemic economy framework. Nobel Laureate Michael Spence who co-chairs AGI’s Advisory Board and serves on the Academic Committee at Luohan Academy, said these tracking data emphatically confirm the need for the international community to come together to provide support to lower-income countries in both dimensions of the battle: containing the virus and restoring the economy. In the pandemic economy, both axes are critical to recovery.
India and China have agreed to cool down the situation at the line of actual control as soon as possible. Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, was joined by fellow panellists at CNBC TV18 in the discussion on the impact of the recent border clash.
Asia Global Institute Director Zhiwu Chen shares his expert opinion in a documentary on the impact of Covid-19 on industries worldwide.
2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow Huesin Reka joined the T20 conference which was held as part of G20 engagement under Saudi Arabia presidency. The speakers of this conference included Saudi Arabia Minister of Energy HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman Al Saud, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and Saudi Arabia Minister of Health Dr Tawfiq Bin Fawzan Al Rabiah.
Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, discusses China's plan to train 14 million migrant workers in vocational programs over the next two years, which call for rural areas that have seen a large number of unemployed migrant workers returning home.
The Quantitative History Webinar Series is a new knowledge exchange platform for researchers and students in the field of economic history. For more information, please read the press release.
Heribert Dieter, director of policy research, Asia Global Institute, published a paper titled “Germany in the Covid-19 Crisis: Poster Child or Just Lucky?” in the Journal of Australian Political Economy.
Zhiwu Chen, director of the Asia Global Institute, shares his views on the national security law for Hong Kong at "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Economics Nobel Laureate and Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-chair Michael Spence graphs the pandemic economy.
In this interview with iFeng News, Zhiwu Chen, Director of the Asia Global Institute, discusses the impact on Hong Kong and its economy if the Special Administrative Region loses its special status with the US.
Following the conclusion of the National People's Congress, Asia Global Institute Adjunct Associate Professor Yoshikazu Kato analyzes the Chinese Communist Party's five most pressing challenges: the economy, its political goals, Hong Kong, Taiwan and relations with the US.
On 28 May 2020, China's National People's Congress approved the proposal to impose a national security law in Hong Kong. Asia Global Institute Adjunct Associate Professor Yoshikazu Kato shares his views on the new legislation, public opinion in Hong Kong, international concerns, US-China rivalry and the future of "One Country, Two Systems" in the Special Administrative Region.
At this interview with WDR 5, a German radio station, Heribert Dieter, director of policy research of the Asia Global Institute, discusses the effects of the new security law on the mood in Hong Kong and what this will mean for Hong Kong's economy.
Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, says that China has hinted at a shift in how it will pursue its signature Belt and Road Initiative amid growing concerns about debt repayments from many partner countries because of the coronavirus pandemic.
As the Two Sessions 2020 continue, Asia Global Institute Adjunct Associate Professor Yoshikazu Kato analyzes possible reasons why China has been unable to earn the trust of the international community.
Described by the anchor of Bloomberg Surveillance as the no. 1 voice of finance in China, Director of the Asia Global Institute Zhiwu Chen talks about the impact of the coronavirus on the US election, China’s domestic and international policy, and the tussle of US and China over Taiwan.
Asia Global Institute Adjunct Associate Professor Yoshikazu Kato shares what the upcoming National People's Congress might focus on, including the economic downturn and the Chinese Communist Party's political ambitions.
Zhiwu Chen, director of the Asia Global Institute, appears on "Thirteen Talks" — a popular interview series by Tencent News and OWSPACE.
Heribert Dieter, Director of Policy Research at the Asia Global Institute, analyzes the impact of lockdowns on economies across the globe in leading German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
Asia Global Institute Director of Knowledge Dissemination Alejandro Reyes discusses the Hong Kong protests with the China Institute of the University of Alberta.
Asia Global Institute Advisory Board Co-Chair Michael Spence says there are “uncomfortable choices being made” as he discusses the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, interviewed leading Chinese thinker Yan Xuetong on the state of leadership among the major powers in the world today and the role of middle powers changing in a post-COVID-19 world.
In The Journalist, Asia Global Institute Adjunct Associate Professor Yoshikazu Kato discusses how China's maritime policies during the coronavirus crisis might affect President Xi Jinping's postponed state visit to Japan.
In an article on US-China relations in the Financial Times, Zhiwu Chen, Director of Asia Global Institute, is quoted that China’s return towards communist orthodoxies since Xi Jinping became president in 2013 has had a crucial impact on the US and China relations.