Project Syndicate

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
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
2nd Mar 19, 10:12am
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During China’s shift toward a market-driven economy, in its trade talks with the US it can commit not to keep the value of the renminbi artificially low, but it must reject demands to keep the exchange rate stable against the US dollar
During China’s shift toward a market-driven economy, in its trade talks with the US it can commit not to keep the value of the renminbi artificially low, but it must reject demands to keep the exchange rate stable against the US dollar
2nd Mar 19, 10:12am
2nd Mar 19, 9:00am
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Tran Le Thuy notes that while Vietnam's wealth is growing rapidy, so, too, is cronyism and corruption. Trump recommended Vietnam as a model for North Korea
Tran Le Thuy notes that while Vietnam's wealth is growing rapidy, so, too, is cronyism and corruption. Trump recommended Vietnam as a model for North Korea
2nd Mar 19, 9:00am
1st Mar 19, 7:30am
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Koichi Hamada argues that reversing expansionary policies too quickly is riskier than maintaining them for too long
Koichi Hamada argues that reversing expansionary policies too quickly is riskier than maintaining them for too long
1st Mar 19, 7:30am
25th Feb 19, 10:41am
Stephen Roach points out that China and the US have economies where longer-term fundamentals compel a very different verdict on relative strength, whatever the trade talks deliver
Stephen Roach points out that China and the US have economies where longer-term fundamentals compel a very different verdict on relative strength, whatever the trade talks deliver
25th Feb 19, 10:41am
21st Feb 19, 10:44am
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As the current business cycle nears its inevitable end, investors should not lose sight of the unprecedented technological, political, and liquidity risks that will make the next cycle uniquely perilous
As the current business cycle nears its inevitable end, investors should not lose sight of the unprecedented technological, political, and liquidity risks that will make the next cycle uniquely perilous
21st Feb 19, 10:44am
16th Feb 19, 9:46am
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GDP's successor will need to be compelling and tell a persuasive story, consistent with experience, of what is happening in our economies. Wellbeing may not be it, but wealth might be says Diane Coyle
GDP's successor will need to be compelling and tell a persuasive story, consistent with experience, of what is happening in our economies. Wellbeing may not be it, but wealth might be says Diane Coyle
16th Feb 19, 9:46am
9th Feb 19, 9:26am
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Most politicians on the UK left and the right know that leaving the EU without an exit agreement would be a national calamity. So why have almost all refused to do anything to halt the slide toward a catastrophic no-deal Brexit?
Most politicians on the UK left and the right know that leaving the EU without an exit agreement would be a national calamity. So why have almost all refused to do anything to halt the slide toward a catastrophic no-deal Brexit?
9th Feb 19, 9:26am

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