Zhang Jun

29 Jan 19, 4:00pm
Zhang Jun notes that a new growth model for China requires higher consumption, competitive service, and huge opening up in their non-tradable sectors
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1 Dec 18, 11:01am
Zhang Jun explains why China will not go the way of the Soviet Union in a cold war with the United States
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3 Oct 18, 7:00am
China’s governance must be modernised but loosening control over local government and the economy, and introducing greater downward accountability, is risky
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31 Jul 18, 11:07am
Zhang Jun argues that, contrary to popular belief in the West, China remains a very long way from tech predominance
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29 May 18, 10:53am
China is handling US trade pressure better than Japan did in the 1980s. China’s response - increasing imports and accelerating domestic structural reforms - will support high-quality long-term growth
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31 Mar 18, 8:30am
The CCP says it wants "quality" economic growth. But if local governments are to succeed, China’s leaders will need to update the incentive system that fueled past success
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25 Jan 18, 9:00am
Zhang Jun reports that China’s inter-urban competition that has driven its economic transformation. It has become reliant on a few high-productivity cities where jobs and growth have become concentrated
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16 Nov 17, 8:50am
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
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7 Sep 17, 11:49am
Zhang Jun looks at China's shift to city-led growth
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1 Jun 17, 3:55pm
Zhang Jun sees weak demand dragging down China’s economic growth with the slowdown very difficult to reverse
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16 Mar 17, 10:13am
Zhang Jun expects the US will be economically tougher on China, potentially triggering a trade war. But he says the new American portrayal of China is both inaccurate and illogical
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3 Jan 17, 9:02am
Zhang Jun shows it is not easy being a Chinese company, with surcharges and taxes hobbling profitability, encouraging avoidance, and incentivising moves offshore. Inefficient SOEs impose large extra costs too
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30 Oct 16, 2:11pm
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
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22 Aug 16, 10:03am
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
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22 Jun 16, 4:29pm
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
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15 Apr 16, 9:54am
Zhang Jun says China’s leaders are confronted with a difficult choice: higher near-term unemployment or slower long-term growth
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11 Feb 16, 9:08am
Zhang Jun defends China's central bank against accusations that it lacks transparency
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17 Dec 15, 9:43am
Zhang Jun examines the long-term impact of the IMF's decision to include China's currency in the SDR basket
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