Project Syndicate

21st May 19, 9:29am
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Around the world loud voices are calling for countries to become carbon neutral by 2050 but the costs will be enormous. Much higher R&D spending on green energy solutions would be far more effective, says Bjørn Lomborg
Around the world loud voices are calling for countries to become carbon neutral by 2050 but the costs will be enormous. Much higher R&D spending on green energy solutions would be far more effective, says Bjørn Lomborg
21st May 19, 9:29am
19th May 19, 6:02am
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The experience of Latin America should serve as a clear warning for today’s Modern Monetary Theory enthusiasts. There, fiscal expansions that were financed by printing money spun catastrophically out of control
The experience of Latin America should serve as a clear warning for today’s Modern Monetary Theory enthusiasts. There, fiscal expansions that were financed by printing money spun catastrophically out of control
19th May 19, 6:02am
16th May 19, 9:55am
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Amid the sound and fury of northern hemisphere populists, you may think Australia has been spared the turmoil sweeping democracies. But perhaps it's not an outlier if you focus on the decline of the mainstream
Amid the sound and fury of northern hemisphere populists, you may think Australia has been spared the turmoil sweeping democracies. But perhaps it's not an outlier if you focus on the decline of the mainstream
16th May 19, 9:55am
4th May 19, 9:47am
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This year’s anniversaries of the 1919 and 1989 student protests in China will highlight the Chinese authorities’ contradictory attitudes toward the two movements. At some point it will have to reckon with its own history
This year’s anniversaries of the 1919 and 1989 student protests in China will highlight the Chinese authorities’ contradictory attitudes toward the two movements. At some point it will have to reckon with its own history
4th May 19, 9:47am
2nd May 19, 9:38am
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Strategic asset-allocation decisions determine most of an investment portfolio’s subsequent return. Investors need to focus more on their portfolio composition and worry less about active or passive positions
Strategic asset-allocation decisions determine most of an investment portfolio’s subsequent return. Investors need to focus more on their portfolio composition and worry less about active or passive positions
2nd May 19, 9:38am
30th Apr 19, 9:27am
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Yu Yongding advocates China going back to expansionary monetary and fiscal policies, alongside its necessary structural adjustment, to keep social wellbeing improving
Yu Yongding advocates China going back to expansionary monetary and fiscal policies, alongside its necessary structural adjustment, to keep social wellbeing improving
30th Apr 19, 9:27am
27th Apr 19, 9:43am
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Washington has been loose with facts, analysis, and conclusions about China, and the American public has been far too gullible in its acceptance of this false narrative, says Stephen Roach. He wants objectivity and honesty in assigning blame
Washington has been loose with facts, analysis, and conclusions about China, and the American public has been far too gullible in its acceptance of this false narrative, says Stephen Roach. He wants objectivity and honesty in assigning blame
27th Apr 19, 9:43am
27th Apr 19, 9:23am
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Ann Lee says demonising China as a totalitarian state that threatens to overturn the US-led world order risks damaging the global economy by curtailing trade and fueling intense military competition
Ann Lee says demonising China as a totalitarian state that threatens to overturn the US-led world order risks damaging the global economy by curtailing trade and fueling intense military competition
27th Apr 19, 9:23am
23rd Apr 19, 3:22pm
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All human interaction, including international trade and monetary policy, is characterised by a mixture of competition and cooperation. Which is best depends on the context, including what the other players are doing
All human interaction, including international trade and monetary policy, is characterised by a mixture of competition and cooperation. Which is best depends on the context, including what the other players are doing
23rd Apr 19, 3:22pm
22nd Apr 19, 10:02am
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A shift to clean energy is now feasible owing to the plummeting costs of solar and wind power, and breakthroughs in energy storage. The total system costs of renewable energy now rival fossil fuels
A shift to clean energy is now feasible owing to the plummeting costs of solar and wind power, and breakthroughs in energy storage. The total system costs of renewable energy now rival fossil fuels
22nd Apr 19, 10:02am
22nd Apr 19, 9:33am
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Digital flows and services are already too big and important to ignore. Governments need to look beyond manufacturing and agriculture when they assess their external balances, competitive positions and setting policy
Digital flows and services are already too big and important to ignore. Governments need to look beyond manufacturing and agriculture when they assess their external balances, competitive positions and setting policy
22nd Apr 19, 9:33am
20th Apr 19, 9:46am
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No one knows what China’s future holds despite many of faulty predictions of systemic collapse or stagnation. Neither is likely, although they face challenges that are far more serious than many observers seem to think
No one knows what China’s future holds despite many of faulty predictions of systemic collapse or stagnation. Neither is likely, although they face challenges that are far more serious than many observers seem to think
20th Apr 19, 9:46am
10th Apr 19, 11:28am
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As lifestyles in developing economies improve dramatically, many in the advanced economies are seeing their wellbeing deteriorate. Without fundamental change it is difficult to imagine them having a prosperous future
As lifestyles in developing economies improve dramatically, many in the advanced economies are seeing their wellbeing deteriorate. Without fundamental change it is difficult to imagine them having a prosperous future
10th Apr 19, 11:28am
6th Apr 19, 2:05pm
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Foreign banks are becoming easy targets for populist expropriation, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. And as they pull back so are necessary capital flows for development
Foreign banks are becoming easy targets for populist expropriation, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. And as they pull back so are necessary capital flows for development
6th Apr 19, 2:05pm
6th Apr 19, 2:01pm
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The changes China’s economy has undergone are sweeping, unprecedented, and essential. The world would be far better served by understanding them than by trying to prove these achievements are less impressive than they are
The changes China’s economy has undergone are sweeping, unprecedented, and essential. The world would be far better served by understanding them than by trying to prove these achievements are less impressive than they are
6th Apr 19, 2:01pm
30th Mar 19, 10:53am
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The days of 10% annual growth for the Chinese economy have ended, as was inevitable. But the real story is not the slowdown, but the shift in Chinese output from quantity to quality
The days of 10% annual growth for the Chinese economy have ended, as was inevitable. But the real story is not the slowdown, but the shift in Chinese output from quantity to quality
30th Mar 19, 10:53am
22nd Mar 19, 10:38am
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The OECD's global initiative aimed at combating tax evasion could have dire economic consequences in China, argues Antonio Foglia
The OECD's global initiative aimed at combating tax evasion could have dire economic consequences in China, argues Antonio Foglia
22nd Mar 19, 10:38am
14th Mar 19, 9:48am
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Decades of climate-change exaggeration in the West have produced frightened children, febrile headlines, and unrealistic political promises
Decades of climate-change exaggeration in the West have produced frightened children, febrile headlines, and unrealistic political promises
14th Mar 19, 9:48am
7th Mar 19, 2:12pm
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Miao Yanliang welcomes the Chinese central bank's more open communication and increasingly flexible exchange-rate regime
Miao Yanliang welcomes the Chinese central bank's more open communication and increasingly flexible exchange-rate regime
7th Mar 19, 2:12pm
6th Mar 19, 1:51pm
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Because honest emissions cuts are staggeringly hard to make, achieving carbon neutrality anytime soon is an empty ambition. But countries continue to make big promises and massage their numbers to give a false sense of progress
Because honest emissions cuts are staggeringly hard to make, achieving carbon neutrality anytime soon is an empty ambition. But countries continue to make big promises and massage their numbers to give a false sense of progress
6th Mar 19, 1:51pm

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