Project Syndicate

8th Dec 18, 9:30am
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Before the next financial crisis erupts, preparing to respond merits a more holistic approach – one that accounts for the serious and escalating threats posed by climate change
Before the next financial crisis erupts, preparing to respond merits a more holistic approach – one that accounts for the serious and escalating threats posed by climate change
8th Dec 18, 9:30am
5th Dec 18, 8:32am
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John A. Mathews and Mark Selden see in China's renminbi-denominated oil contracts the germ of a broader challenge to US dollar hegemony
John A. Mathews and Mark Selden see in China's renminbi-denominated oil contracts the germ of a broader challenge to US dollar hegemony
5th Dec 18, 8:32am
1st Dec 18, 11:01am
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Zhang Jun explains why China will not go the way of the Soviet Union in a cold war with the United States
Zhang Jun explains why China will not go the way of the Soviet Union in a cold war with the United States
1st Dec 18, 11:01am
24th Nov 18, 12:56pm
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Stephen Roach urges both countries' leaders to focus on four issues when they meet at the upcoming G20 summit. A real deal is unlikely but here is a checklist to judge any accord reached
Stephen Roach urges both countries' leaders to focus on four issues when they meet at the upcoming G20 summit. A real deal is unlikely but here is a checklist to judge any accord reached
24th Nov 18, 12:56pm
24th Nov 18, 9:46am
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Bill Emmott draws a moral from the spectacular fall of Carlos Ghosn that German Chancellor Angela Merkel should consider
Bill Emmott draws a moral from the spectacular fall of Carlos Ghosn that German Chancellor Angela Merkel should consider
24th Nov 18, 9:46am
14th Nov 18, 2:45pm
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Klaus Schwab says the forces of the new economy have brought a new form of globalisation, needing new forms of governance to safeguard the public good
Klaus Schwab says the forces of the new economy have brought a new form of globalisation, needing new forms of governance to safeguard the public good
14th Nov 18, 2:45pm
10th Nov 18, 9:58am
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Quian Liu says the response to the 2008 economic crisis relied far too much on monetary stimulus, and far too little structural reform. The next crisis could come soon – and include large-scale military conflict
Quian Liu says the response to the 2008 economic crisis relied far too much on monetary stimulus, and far too little structural reform. The next crisis could come soon – and include large-scale military conflict
10th Nov 18, 9:58am
3rd Nov 18, 10:16am
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Yu Yongding thinks that the trade war with the US will help the Chinese economy complete its necessary rebalancing, giving cover for Xi to make unpopular but necessary reforms
Yu Yongding thinks that the trade war with the US will help the Chinese economy complete its necessary rebalancing, giving cover for Xi to make unpopular but necessary reforms
3rd Nov 18, 10:16am
27th Oct 18, 11:13am
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Havard Halland and Justin Yifu Lin argue that multilateral finance institutions need to operate more like private investment organisations if they are to be effective in raising the long-term capital needed
Havard Halland and Justin Yifu Lin argue that multilateral finance institutions need to operate more like private investment organisations if they are to be effective in raising the long-term capital needed
27th Oct 18, 11:13am
23rd Oct 18, 9:50am
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Stephen Roach points to global and domestic factors aligning to push up US prices faster than the Fed may expect, vexing everyone in an interconnected world
Stephen Roach points to global and domestic factors aligning to push up US prices faster than the Fed may expect, vexing everyone in an interconnected world
23rd Oct 18, 9:50am
22nd Oct 18, 8:02am
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Nouriel Roubini says the mystique of distributed-ledger technologies through 'decentralization' just a ruse to separate retail investors from their hard-earned real money
Nouriel Roubini says the mystique of distributed-ledger technologies through 'decentralization' just a ruse to separate retail investors from their hard-earned real money
22nd Oct 18, 8:02am
9th Oct 18, 9:19am
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Despite the obvious advantages of cost-benefit analysis, Diane Coyle says optimal efficiency is not always desirable, and the long-term benefits of an investment are not always clear from the start
Despite the obvious advantages of cost-benefit analysis, Diane Coyle says optimal efficiency is not always desirable, and the long-term benefits of an investment are not always clear from the start
9th Oct 18, 9:19am
5th Oct 18, 9:13am
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Do authoritarian rulers deliver better economic results? Jayato Ghosh says Asia’s autocrats, from India to the Philippines, are presiding over increasingly fragile states and even more vulnerable economies
Do authoritarian rulers deliver better economic results? Jayato Ghosh says Asia’s autocrats, from India to the Philippines, are presiding over increasingly fragile states and even more vulnerable economies
5th Oct 18, 9:13am
3rd Oct 18, 7:00am
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China’s governance must be modernised but loosening control over local government and the economy, and introducing greater downward accountability, is risky
China’s governance must be modernised but loosening control over local government and the economy, and introducing greater downward accountability, is risky
3rd Oct 18, 7:00am
29th Sep 18, 9:09am
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The 2008 financial crisis was not the result only of moral hazard; nor was it unforeseeable. While banks believed they would be bailed out, consumers, rating agencies, and policymakers all bet on housing as well, destabilising the system
The 2008 financial crisis was not the result only of moral hazard; nor was it unforeseeable. While banks believed they would be bailed out, consumers, rating agencies, and policymakers all bet on housing as well, destabilising the system
29th Sep 18, 9:09am
27th Sep 18, 12:37pm
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An unintended outcome of the trade war is that China will reduce its reliance on trade and imported technologies and could be stronger, more resilient, and less willing to accept international rules
An unintended outcome of the trade war is that China will reduce its reliance on trade and imported technologies and could be stronger, more resilient, and less willing to accept international rules
27th Sep 18, 12:37pm
26th Sep 18, 11:37am
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Stephen Roach notes that while China is changing, or at least attempting to do so, America remains stuck as a deficit saver with the need to draw on global surplus saving to support economic growth
Stephen Roach notes that while China is changing, or at least attempting to do so, America remains stuck as a deficit saver with the need to draw on global surplus saving to support economic growth
26th Sep 18, 11:37am
15th Sep 18, 10:00am
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Just as a virus can hit the healthiest of people, a crisis can sweep up even a well-prepared economy. For a speedy recovery more is needed that just preventive measures, says Zhu Min
Just as a virus can hit the healthiest of people, a crisis can sweep up even a well-prepared economy. For a speedy recovery more is needed that just preventive measures, says Zhu Min
15th Sep 18, 10:00am
14th Sep 18, 1:49pm
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After the GFC's wave of debt and liquidity injections, the absence of wage growth and productive investments in the real economy means the only direction left to go is down, says an UNCTAD economist
After the GFC's wave of debt and liquidity injections, the absence of wage growth and productive investments in the real economy means the only direction left to go is down, says an UNCTAD economist
14th Sep 18, 1:49pm
12th Sep 18, 9:38am
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UK academic says although profits have recovered post GFC, investment remains weak. The reason is 'neoliberal ideology' & its academic cousin 'public choice' theory
UK academic says although profits have recovered post GFC, investment remains weak. The reason is 'neoliberal ideology' & its academic cousin 'public choice' theory
12th Sep 18, 9:38am

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