Project Syndicate

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
11th Sep 18, 9:22am
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Even if free trade is ultimately broadly beneficial, the fact remains that as trade has become freer inequality has worsened, Jayati Ghosh argues
Even if free trade is ultimately broadly beneficial, the fact remains that as trade has become freer inequality has worsened, Jayati Ghosh argues
11th Sep 18, 9:22am
30th Aug 18, 9:09am
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Yu Yongding hopes that, whatever the reason, the People's Bank of China forswears market intervention as it tried in 2016, draining US$1 tln in reserves in a failed policy action
Yu Yongding hopes that, whatever the reason, the People's Bank of China forswears market intervention as it tried in 2016, draining US$1 tln in reserves in a failed policy action
30th Aug 18, 9:09am
28th Aug 18, 9:57am
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Stephen Roach says as China shifts to a consumption-based economy, it will become less willing to finance American deficits. A lack of savings will expose the US painfully just as its budget deficits explode
Stephen Roach says as China shifts to a consumption-based economy, it will become less willing to finance American deficits. A lack of savings will expose the US painfully just as its budget deficits explode
28th Aug 18, 9:57am
25th Aug 18, 9:41am
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While America's fiscal hawks and doves disagree about the sustainability of US government debt, they both accept the standard measure of it as accurate. This is a mistake, and possibly a catastrophic one
While America's fiscal hawks and doves disagree about the sustainability of US government debt, they both accept the standard measure of it as accurate. This is a mistake, and possibly a catastrophic one
25th Aug 18, 9:41am
11th Aug 18, 9:34am
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James McCormack thinks the US dispute with China will have to get worse before it can get any better
James McCormack thinks the US dispute with China will have to get worse before it can get any better
11th Aug 18, 9:34am
2nd Aug 18, 11:38am
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Asad Jamal presents an alternative history that captures the long-term effects of American mercantilism
Asad Jamal presents an alternative history that captures the long-term effects of American mercantilism
2nd Aug 18, 11:38am
31st Jul 18, 11:07am
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Zhang Jun argues that, contrary to popular belief in the West, China remains a very long way from tech predominance
Zhang Jun argues that, contrary to popular belief in the West, China remains a very long way from tech predominance
31st Jul 18, 11:07am
31st Jul 18, 9:01am
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Stephen Roach spells out five lessons from a decade of quantitative easing policies by central banks
Stephen Roach spells out five lessons from a decade of quantitative easing policies by central banks
31st Jul 18, 9:01am
28th Jul 18, 9:23am
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Lee Jong-Wha considers what it would take for the Hermit Kingdom to achieve a successful economic transformation
Lee Jong-Wha considers what it would take for the Hermit Kingdom to achieve a successful economic transformation
28th Jul 18, 9:23am
22nd Jul 18, 9:02am
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Paola Subacchi thinks China has no good options if it tries to use a strategic currency devaluation in its fight against the Trump tariffs
Paola Subacchi thinks China has no good options if it tries to use a strategic currency devaluation in its fight against the Trump tariffs
22nd Jul 18, 9:02am
21st Jul 18, 9:46am
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Gaspard Koenig advocates the right to personal ownership of the digital information we generate
Gaspard Koenig advocates the right to personal ownership of the digital information we generate
21st Jul 18, 9:46am
18th Jul 18, 9:24am
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Diane Coyle says there are three ways regulation can benefit an economy. The key is how it is designed
Diane Coyle says there are three ways regulation can benefit an economy. The key is how it is designed
18th Jul 18, 9:24am
3rd Jul 18, 10:16am
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Koichi Hamada defends economic openness, while calling for concerted action to address what is fueling opposition to it
Koichi Hamada defends economic openness, while calling for concerted action to address what is fueling opposition to it
3rd Jul 18, 10:16am
27th Jun 18, 9:38am
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Columbia University's Shang-Jin Wei argues that US criticism of Chinese industrial policy is hypocritical and unfounded
Columbia University's Shang-Jin Wei argues that US criticism of Chinese industrial policy is hypocritical and unfounded
27th Jun 18, 9:38am
27th Jun 18, 2:00am
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Stephen Roach thinks current US trade, tax and spending policies constitute a classic case of imperial overreach
Stephen Roach thinks current US trade, tax and spending policies constitute a classic case of imperial overreach
27th Jun 18, 2:00am
20th Jun 18, 8:46am
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Although corporate bond values have nearly tripled in 10 years, much of that growth is in emerging markets. While a correction seems likely as defaults rise, Susan Lund says the shift toward bond financing is actually a welcome development
Although corporate bond values have nearly tripled in 10 years, much of that growth is in emerging markets. While a correction seems likely as defaults rise, Susan Lund says the shift toward bond financing is actually a welcome development
20th Jun 18, 8:46am
7th Jun 18, 4:59pm
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The current trade spat is about more than economics. Minxin Pei says while China might avoid a trade war in the short term, the longer term will bring escalating tension, possibly even a full-blown cold war
The current trade spat is about more than economics. Minxin Pei says while China might avoid a trade war in the short term, the longer term will bring escalating tension, possibly even a full-blown cold war
7th Jun 18, 4:59pm

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