Project Syndicate

22nd Nov 17, 9:06am
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Taking the initiative to boost trade and other commercial contacts is the best way to resist a trade war says Bill Emmott. Prepare for the worst by negotiating multilateral agreements to preempt American mercantilism
Taking the initiative to boost trade and other commercial contacts is the best way to resist a trade war says Bill Emmott. Prepare for the worst by negotiating multilateral agreements to preempt American mercantilism
22nd Nov 17, 9:06am
16th Nov 17, 8:50am
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Chinese academic sees China on the right path, with a clear development blueprint and a powerful leader whose political clout all but guarantees continued reform. But major demographic issues loom
Chinese academic sees China on the right path, with a clear development blueprint and a powerful leader whose political clout all but guarantees continued reform. But major demographic issues loom
16th Nov 17, 8:50am
9th Nov 17, 8:49am
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Forget Korea, or the Middle East. Christopher Smart says gradual shifts in international global institutions can be far more consequential for investor behaviour, and fundamental realignments are taking place
Forget Korea, or the Middle East. Christopher Smart says gradual shifts in international global institutions can be far more consequential for investor behaviour, and fundamental realignments are taking place
9th Nov 17, 8:49am
4th Nov 17, 2:51pm
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Keyu Jin says Xi wants a smooth transition into modernity for China, cementing the Party's authority and ensuring his own legacy
Keyu Jin says Xi wants a smooth transition into modernity for China, cementing the Party's authority and ensuring his own legacy
4th Nov 17, 2:51pm
4th Nov 17, 1:04pm
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Edmund Phelps sees employees and employers changing their behaviour and motivation following the GFC, and labour markets aren't responding to demand changes like they once did
Edmund Phelps sees employees and employers changing their behaviour and motivation following the GFC, and labour markets aren't responding to demand changes like they once did
4th Nov 17, 1:04pm
3rd Nov 17, 5:02am
Kevin Rudd says President Xi is driving China in a new direction, and whether we like it or not, the rest of us had better understand his agenda sooner rather than later
Kevin Rudd says President Xi is driving China in a new direction, and whether we like it or not, the rest of us had better understand his agenda sooner rather than later
3rd Nov 17, 5:02am
2nd Nov 17, 8:44am
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Adair Turner shows how East Asia is winning by ignoring warnings of wasteful investment in low-return domestic projects, and by forcing their firms to compete fiercely in the West's open markets
Adair Turner shows how East Asia is winning by ignoring warnings of wasteful investment in low-return domestic projects, and by forcing their firms to compete fiercely in the West's open markets
2nd Nov 17, 8:44am
1st Nov 17, 1:57pm
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Yu Yongding says massive capital account deficits fueled by capital flight needed to be stopped to prevent China's net foreign asset disappearing. Capital account liberalisation needs to wait for a healthier, stronger financial system, he says
Yu Yongding says massive capital account deficits fueled by capital flight needed to be stopped to prevent China's net foreign asset disappearing. Capital account liberalisation needs to wait for a healthier, stronger financial system, he says
1st Nov 17, 1:57pm
14th Oct 17, 7:55am
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China's massive international infrastructure project will benefit the world much like the post-WWII Marshal Plan did for Europe, says Shang-Jin Wei. And the costs are not high for China, although the returns might be
China's massive international infrastructure project will benefit the world much like the post-WWII Marshal Plan did for Europe, says Shang-Jin Wei. And the costs are not high for China, although the returns might be
14th Oct 17, 7:55am
7th Sep 17, 11:49am
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Zhang Jun looks at China's shift to city-led growth
Zhang Jun looks at China's shift to city-led growth
7th Sep 17, 11:49am
25th Aug 17, 9:43am
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China's August 2015 much-needed currency reform to a market-driven exchange rate was quickly – and wrongly – reversed. Yu Yongding says things are more stable now and he wants this reform reinstituted
China's August 2015 much-needed currency reform to a market-driven exchange rate was quickly – and wrongly – reversed. Yu Yongding says things are more stable now and he wants this reform reinstituted
25th Aug 17, 9:43am
12th Aug 17, 8:42am
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Minghao Zhao gives the Chinese view of what is at stake in Korea, and how they see the issue, and Donald Trump's bellicose stance
Minghao Zhao gives the Chinese view of what is at stake in Korea, and how they see the issue, and Donald Trump's bellicose stance
12th Aug 17, 8:42am
17th Jul 17, 8:26am
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Minxin Pei says the death of an imprisoned Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate shows just how desperately the Chinese Communist Party leadership will defend its political monopoly
Minxin Pei says the death of an imprisoned Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate shows just how desperately the Chinese Communist Party leadership will defend its political monopoly
17th Jul 17, 8:26am
1st Jul 17, 11:47am
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When President Trump pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many assumed that the mega-regional trade deal was dead. But Koichi Hamada says such assumptions may have been premature
When President Trump pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many assumed that the mega-regional trade deal was dead. But Koichi Hamada says such assumptions may have been premature
1st Jul 17, 11:47am
30th Jun 17, 10:57am
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Yu Yongding says China is confronting the macroeconomic challenge of over-capacity deflation. Curbing excessive government and corporate debt which brought a credit rating downgrade is a second-rank problem deflected by a very high savings rate
Yu Yongding says China is confronting the macroeconomic challenge of over-capacity deflation. Curbing excessive government and corporate debt which brought a credit rating downgrade is a second-rank problem deflected by a very high savings rate
30th Jun 17, 10:57am
23rd Jun 17, 12:02pm
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Benn Steil and Emma Smith explore the main causes behind the rapid decline of the Chinese currency's global standing
Benn Steil and Emma Smith explore the main causes behind the rapid decline of the Chinese currency's global standing
23rd Jun 17, 12:02pm
1st Jun 17, 3:55pm
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Zhang Jun sees weak demand dragging down China’s economic growth with the slowdown very difficult to reverse
Zhang Jun sees weak demand dragging down China’s economic growth with the slowdown very difficult to reverse
1st Jun 17, 3:55pm
25th May 17, 11:44am
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Minxin Pei sees a strategic opportunity for India and Japan to counterbalance China with a new trade bloc
Minxin Pei sees a strategic opportunity for India and Japan to counterbalance China with a new trade bloc
25th May 17, 11:44am
29th Apr 17, 11:45am
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Richard Kozul-Wright and Daniel Poon see promise for other countries – and for the US – in China's  policymakers "guidance" approach
Richard Kozul-Wright and Daniel Poon see promise for other countries – and for the US – in China's  policymakers "guidance" approach
29th Apr 17, 11:45am
29th Apr 17, 9:26am
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Is betraying partners the new way to succeed in international relations? Koichi Hamada uses game theory to show how this may work for the US administration's foreign policy and where it falters
Is betraying partners the new way to succeed in international relations? Koichi Hamada uses game theory to show how this may work for the US administration's foreign policy and where it falters
29th Apr 17, 9:26am

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