Project Syndicate

25th Jun 16, 11:18am
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Chris Patten says the Brexit vote outcome recalls one of Churchill’s more famous aphorisms: 'The trouble with committing political suicide is that you live to regret it'
Chris Patten says the Brexit vote outcome recalls one of Churchill’s more famous aphorisms: 'The trouble with committing political suicide is that you live to regret it'
25th Jun 16, 11:18am
23rd Jun 16, 9:02am
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Koichi Hamada likens government borrowing, especially for QE, to a ponzi scheme, something only illegal in the private sector
Koichi Hamada likens government borrowing, especially for QE, to a ponzi scheme, something only illegal in the private sector
23rd Jun 16, 9:02am
22nd Jun 16, 4:29pm
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Zhang Jun says there is plenty of reason to doubt China's investment numbers, the accuracy of which should be as hotly debated as their GDP data
Zhang Jun says there is plenty of reason to doubt China's investment numbers, the accuracy of which should be as hotly debated as their GDP data
22nd Jun 16, 4:29pm
18th Jun 16, 8:20am
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Optimising its resource allocation is far from all that China must do to boost prosperity. It is time to focus on workers and elevating the experience of their labour, says Edmund Phelps
Optimising its resource allocation is far from all that China must do to boost prosperity. It is time to focus on workers and elevating the experience of their labour, says Edmund Phelps
18th Jun 16, 8:20am
1st Jun 16, 11:54am
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Yu Yongding says while China's leaders should be applauded for implementing painful structural reforms, they are ignoring the current urgent need for infrastructure investment
Yu Yongding says while China's leaders should be applauded for implementing painful structural reforms, they are ignoring the current urgent need for infrastructure investment
1st Jun 16, 11:54am
18th May 16, 12:52pm
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Lee Jong-Wha has strong doubts that central banks can ensure sustained global growth using 'unconventional' policies. He calls for a return to the 'conventional' to restore central bank credibility
Lee Jong-Wha has strong doubts that central banks can ensure sustained global growth using 'unconventional' policies. He calls for a return to the 'conventional' to restore central bank credibility
18th May 16, 12:52pm
11th May 16, 1:31pm
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Ma Jian says Chinese President Xi is on a quest for absolute power following Mao's model, but he doubts it will turn out well for him because of 'his incompetent economic rule'
Ma Jian says Chinese President Xi is on a quest for absolute power following Mao's model, but he doubts it will turn out well for him because of 'his incompetent economic rule'
11th May 16, 1:31pm
30th Apr 16, 11:21am
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Koichi Hamada believes that the benefits of so-called helicopter money are not worth the risks
Koichi Hamada believes that the benefits of so-called helicopter money are not worth the risks
30th Apr 16, 11:21am
20th Apr 16, 10:40am
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China faces large restructuring challenges but it also has a big advantage. And the productivity gains from this transformation will be huge
China faces large restructuring challenges but it also has a big advantage. And the productivity gains from this transformation will be huge
20th Apr 16, 10:40am
15th Apr 16, 9:54am
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Zhang Jun says China’s leaders are confronted with a difficult choice: higher near-term unemployment or slower long-term growth
Zhang Jun says China’s leaders are confronted with a difficult choice: higher near-term unemployment or slower long-term growth
15th Apr 16, 9:54am
29th Mar 16, 10:17am
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Justin Yifu Lin says even if external conditions do not improve, achieving +6.5% and above annual growth is well within China’s reach
Justin Yifu Lin says even if external conditions do not improve, achieving +6.5% and above annual growth is well within China’s reach
29th Mar 16, 10:17am
28th Mar 16, 9:59am
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Yu Yongding argues China should pursue an expansionary fiscal policy alongside structural reform
Yu Yongding argues China should pursue an expansionary fiscal policy alongside structural reform
28th Mar 16, 9:59am
3rd Mar 16, 9:49am
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Kent Harrington examines the flaws in President Xi Jinping's approach to gaining greater international influence
Kent Harrington examines the flaws in President Xi Jinping's approach to gaining greater international influence
3rd Mar 16, 9:49am
29th Feb 16, 11:23am
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Koichi Hamada blames aggressive speculation for the yen's rise since the BOJ introduced negative interest rates
Koichi Hamada blames aggressive speculation for the yen's rise since the BOJ introduced negative interest rates
29th Feb 16, 11:23am
18th Feb 16, 5:05am
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Rob Johnson says the downward pressure on the renminbi reflects growing fear that Chinese policymakers have no coherent solutions
Rob Johnson says the downward pressure on the renminbi reflects growing fear that Chinese policymakers have no coherent solutions
18th Feb 16, 5:05am
11th Feb 16, 9:08am
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Zhang Jun defends China's central bank against accusations that it lacks transparency
Zhang Jun defends China's central bank against accusations that it lacks transparency
11th Feb 16, 9:08am
9th Feb 16, 4:02pm
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The specter of harsh accusations and harsher punishment is stalking China’s political, intellectual, and business elites, even affecting the inner sanctum of the Chinese Communist Party
The specter of harsh accusations and harsher punishment is stalking China’s political, intellectual, and business elites, even affecting the inner sanctum of the Chinese Communist Party
9th Feb 16, 4:02pm
28th Jan 16, 9:47am
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Yu Yongding proposes an alternative to the PBoC's costly strategy of propping up their exchange rate
Yu Yongding proposes an alternative to the PBoC's costly strategy of propping up their exchange rate
28th Jan 16, 9:47am
18th Jan 16, 8:39am
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China's 'one belt, one road' project involves more than 60 countries aimed at unprecedented opportunity - but it also comes with huge challenges
China's 'one belt, one road' project involves more than 60 countries aimed at unprecedented opportunity - but it also comes with huge challenges
18th Jan 16, 8:39am
15th Jan 16, 8:56am
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Despite recent gains, Asia's workers may be unable to meet the future needs of their economies, says Lee Jong-Wha. At the same time, job dissatisfaction is on the rise
Despite recent gains, Asia's workers may be unable to meet the future needs of their economies, says Lee Jong-Wha. At the same time, job dissatisfaction is on the rise
15th Jan 16, 8:56am
6th Jan 16, 9:15am
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Keyu Jin expects that larger Chinese families will propel the long-awaited shift in the country's growth model
Keyu Jin expects that larger Chinese families will propel the long-awaited shift in the country's growth model
6th Jan 16, 9:15am
30th Dec 15, 9:42am
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Koichi Hamada sees China at a crossroads where central planning and the market economy clash; he wonders if they actually have the confidence to let market forces fix many of their issues
Koichi Hamada sees China at a crossroads where central planning and the market economy clash; he wonders if they actually have the confidence to let market forces fix many of their issues
30th Dec 15, 9:42am
17th Dec 15, 9:43am
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Zhang Jun examines the long-term impact of the IMF's decision to include China's currency in the SDR basket
Zhang Jun examines the long-term impact of the IMF's decision to include China's currency in the SDR basket
17th Dec 15, 9:43am
3rd Dec 15, 9:55am
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Liu Mingkang describes the potential – and the pitfalls – of the Chinese boom in online peer-to-peer lending
Liu Mingkang describes the potential – and the pitfalls – of the Chinese boom in online peer-to-peer lending
3rd Dec 15, 9:55am
17th Nov 15, 8:08am
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Dominique Moisi warns against being provoked into divisiveness and a 'clash of civilisations' with IS; but he also warns of the dangers of cowardice
Dominique Moisi warns against being provoked into divisiveness and a 'clash of civilisations' with IS; but he also warns of the dangers of cowardice
17th Nov 15, 8:08am

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