Project Syndicate

10th Nov 16, 8:20am
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Minghao Zhao says President-elect Donald Trump must now choose between cooperation and containment as the framework for US policy toward China. "His choice should be obvious"
Minghao Zhao says President-elect Donald Trump must now choose between cooperation and containment as the framework for US policy toward China. "His choice should be obvious"
10th Nov 16, 8:20am
30th Oct 16, 2:11pm
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Zhang Jun shows that rising debt, falling investment and poor productivity are not only hampering the Middle Kingdom, but policy responses to them are not helping
Zhang Jun shows that rising debt, falling investment and poor productivity are not only hampering the Middle Kingdom, but policy responses to them are not helping
30th Oct 16, 2:11pm
27th Oct 16, 8:34am
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Gloomy reports of anemic GDP growth in Japan have undermined investor confidence. But a more comprehensive look at Japan's economy provides strong grounds for optimism
Gloomy reports of anemic GDP growth in Japan have undermined investor confidence. But a more comprehensive look at Japan's economy provides strong grounds for optimism
27th Oct 16, 8:34am
15th Oct 16, 9:13am
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Avner Offer argues that the Nobel Economics prize's origin and the selection of winners reflect an ongoing political struggle
Avner Offer argues that the Nobel Economics prize's origin and the selection of winners reflect an ongoing political struggle
15th Oct 16, 9:13am
24th Sep 16, 8:05am
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Yao Yang calls for China's SOE's to be sold to the private sector, with its accumulated savings and new investment needs, to help clean up the country's excessive debt
Yao Yang calls for China's SOE's to be sold to the private sector, with its accumulated savings and new investment needs, to help clean up the country's excessive debt
24th Sep 16, 8:05am
8th Sep 16, 9:02am
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Chang Ka Mun and Jaana Remes argue that Chinese urban consumers represent the future of the global economy
Chang Ka Mun and Jaana Remes argue that Chinese urban consumers represent the future of the global economy
8th Sep 16, 9:02am
1st Sep 16, 11:07am
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Currency speculators think they have a no-lose situation in Japan. Koichi Hamada urges the Japanese authorities to intervene to stop the Yen from appreciating further despite some clear high costs of doing so
Currency speculators think they have a no-lose situation in Japan. Koichi Hamada urges the Japanese authorities to intervene to stop the Yen from appreciating further despite some clear high costs of doing so
1st Sep 16, 11:07am
22nd Aug 16, 10:03am
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Zhang Jun says regional differences in economic performance reflect the country's massive structural changes as it seeks the status of a high-income economy
Zhang Jun says regional differences in economic performance reflect the country's massive structural changes as it seeks the status of a high-income economy
22nd Aug 16, 10:03am
5th Aug 16, 9:52am
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Keyu Jin says the world is watching Chinese President with suspicion as he centralizes authority and pursues an anti-corruption campaign that many see as cover for a political purge. The truth is far less sinister she claims
Keyu Jin says the world is watching Chinese President with suspicion as he centralizes authority and pursues an anti-corruption campaign that many see as cover for a political purge. The truth is far less sinister she claims
5th Aug 16, 9:52am
1st Aug 16, 8:39am
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Minxin Pei wonders why Chinese leaders are gloating over the travails of their country's main trading partners. Any Western pullback on globalisation will hurt China disproportionately
Minxin Pei wonders why Chinese leaders are gloating over the travails of their country's main trading partners. Any Western pullback on globalisation will hurt China disproportionately
1st Aug 16, 8:39am
19th Jul 16, 10:11am
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Lee Jong-Wha believes that, with the right approach, the Asian giant can avoid its neighbours' mistakes - if they change course now
Lee Jong-Wha believes that, with the right approach, the Asian giant can avoid its neighbours' mistakes - if they change course now
19th Jul 16, 10:11am
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

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