Project Syndicate

19th Oct 19, 9:14am
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As finance ministers gather for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s annual meetings, they will face no shortage of urgent matters to discuss. But they should not deflect attention from even more pressing long-term challenges
As finance ministers gather for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s annual meetings, they will face no shortage of urgent matters to discuss. But they should not deflect attention from even more pressing long-term challenges
19th Oct 19, 9:14am
16th Oct 19, 10:33am
Kevin Rudd says Australia is now heading in reverse, falling behind most developed countries, and even China, on reducing emissions and building resilience against climate change
Kevin Rudd says Australia is now heading in reverse, falling behind most developed countries, and even China, on reducing emissions and building resilience against climate change
16th Oct 19, 10:33am
15th Oct 19, 10:14am
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Zhang Jun argues that unleasing the private sector's full potential is the key to ensuring 30 more years of growth in China
Zhang Jun argues that unleasing the private sector's full potential is the key to ensuring 30 more years of growth in China
15th Oct 19, 10:14am
12th Oct 19, 9:42am
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The history of publicly-owned lending institutions shows that they can play a valuable role in addressing needs left unmet by the market. The key to success lies in governance and avoiding mission drift
The history of publicly-owned lending institutions shows that they can play a valuable role in addressing needs left unmet by the market. The key to success lies in governance and avoiding mission drift
12th Oct 19, 9:42am
8th Oct 19, 9:47am
Kevin Rudd is clear about what is required for the US and China to make a trade deal, but unless it is done this year he fears a trade collapse
Kevin Rudd is clear about what is required for the US and China to make a trade deal, but unless it is done this year he fears a trade collapse
8th Oct 19, 9:47am
5th Oct 19, 10:16am
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Yuen Yuen Ang explains how cronyism and economic success go hand in hand under the Communist Party of China's rule
Yuen Yuen Ang explains how cronyism and economic success go hand in hand under the Communist Party of China's rule
5th Oct 19, 10:16am
5th Oct 19, 10:02am
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Mariana Mazzucato calls reform of the platform-dominated market for personal data the main economic challenge of our time
Mariana Mazzucato calls reform of the platform-dominated market for personal data the main economic challenge of our time
5th Oct 19, 10:02am
5th Oct 19, 9:45am
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McKinsey researchers find that the global economic centre of gravity is shifting to Asia faster than you may think
McKinsey researchers find that the global economic centre of gravity is shifting to Asia faster than you may think
5th Oct 19, 9:45am
3rd Oct 19, 7:46am
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Larry Summers says that monetary policymakers should finally admit their impotence in the face of secular stagnation
Larry Summers says that monetary policymakers should finally admit their impotence in the face of secular stagnation
3rd Oct 19, 7:46am
1st Oct 19, 9:51am
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Much of the West, as well as Asia, continues to assume the worst about China - a habit of mind that could have catastrophic consequences. As Albert Camus once wrote, “Mistaken ideas always end in bloodshed, but in every case it is someone else’s blood."
Much of the West, as well as Asia, continues to assume the worst about China - a habit of mind that could have catastrophic consequences. As Albert Camus once wrote, “Mistaken ideas always end in bloodshed, but in every case it is someone else’s blood."
1st Oct 19, 9:51am
27th Sep 19, 10:03am
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G7 leaders again paid lip service to reforming the WTO. But, with US-led effort to weaken it, it's more likely we'll get a new international order where trade deals replace trade rules
G7 leaders again paid lip service to reforming the WTO. But, with US-led effort to weaken it, it's more likely we'll get a new international order where trade deals replace trade rules
27th Sep 19, 10:03am
26th Sep 19, 5:00am
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In addition to reaffirming their commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, world leaders should focus on the role of private finance, without which there will be no green transition
In addition to reaffirming their commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, world leaders should focus on the role of private finance, without which there will be no green transition
26th Sep 19, 5:00am
25th Sep 19, 6:30am
Stephen Roach praises China's successful efforts to reduce the carbon intensity of its economic growth - despite its per capita output being barely more than one-third the level in the so-called advanced economies
Stephen Roach praises China's successful efforts to reduce the carbon intensity of its economic growth - despite its per capita output being barely more than one-third the level in the so-called advanced economies
25th Sep 19, 6:30am
21st Sep 19, 9:51am
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After the GFC, the G20 took action to boost market and consumer confidence, and then implemented reforms to ensure financial stability. With the multilateral system under severe strain today, a similar push is urgently needed
After the GFC, the G20 took action to boost market and consumer confidence, and then implemented reforms to ensure financial stability. With the multilateral system under severe strain today, a similar push is urgently needed
21st Sep 19, 9:51am
21st Sep 19, 9:35am
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With the US disengaging from Asia and China trying to dominate the region, Asia’s democracies must assert their common interests more strongly. Building an Asian multilateral order will need greater commitment
With the US disengaging from Asia and China trying to dominate the region, Asia’s democracies must assert their common interests more strongly. Building an Asian multilateral order will need greater commitment
21st Sep 19, 9:35am
18th Sep 19, 10:44am
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Although low interest rates have traditionally been viewed as positive for economic growth, this may not be the case anymore. Instead, they may lead to slower growth by increasing market concentration and weakening firms' incentive to boost productivity
Although low interest rates have traditionally been viewed as positive for economic growth, this may not be the case anymore. Instead, they may lead to slower growth by increasing market concentration and weakening firms' incentive to boost productivity
18th Sep 19, 10:44am
14th Sep 19, 12:00pm
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Stephen Grenville sees Argentina's latest external funding crisis as further proof of a failed approach by the International Monetary Fund, and underscores the need for reform at the IMF itself
Stephen Grenville sees Argentina's latest external funding crisis as further proof of a failed approach by the International Monetary Fund, and underscores the need for reform at the IMF itself
14th Sep 19, 12:00pm
10th Sep 19, 10:00am
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The risks of further ECB monetary stimulus outweigh the benefits. More stimulus will either amount to less than anticipated or will not be sustained and undermine the eurozone's financial system and public finances in far-reaching ways
The risks of further ECB monetary stimulus outweigh the benefits. More stimulus will either amount to less than anticipated or will not be sustained and undermine the eurozone's financial system and public finances in far-reaching ways
10th Sep 19, 10:00am
7th Sep 19, 9:51am
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China is working to strengthen multilateral institutions which it sees as having failed to adjust to the growing clout of emerging and developing economies, says Xizhou Zhou. That failure to adjust undermines their legitimacy
China is working to strengthen multilateral institutions which it sees as having failed to adjust to the growing clout of emerging and developing economies, says Xizhou Zhou. That failure to adjust undermines their legitimacy
7th Sep 19, 9:51am
5th Sep 19, 10:09am
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The recent decision by China to let the renminbi fall below CN¥7 per US dollar has little to do with trade or currency wars. Rather, it represents an important step toward reforming China’s inflexible exchange-rate regime says Yu Yongding
The recent decision by China to let the renminbi fall below CN¥7 per US dollar has little to do with trade or currency wars. Rather, it represents an important step toward reforming China’s inflexible exchange-rate regime says Yu Yongding
5th Sep 19, 10:09am

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