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Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

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Next phase of China’s reform

Published On: October 3, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

To continue China’s integration into global networks, the authorities will need to overcome strategic challenges

Real problem is inequality

Published On: August 29, 2019 12:25 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

HONG KONG – Since China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong on July 1, 1997, the city has prospered economically, but festered politically. Now, one of the world’s richest cities is engulfed by protests, which have blocked roads, paralyzed the airport, and at times descended into violence. Far from a uniquely Chinese problem, however, the current chaos should be viewed as a bellwether for capitalist systems that fail to address inequality.

How will it end?

Published On: May 29, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

After 117 consecutive months of economic expansion, the US could soon find itself in a painful recession, owing to disruptions caused by Trump’s trade war

Power of China’s urban clusters

Published On: May 9, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

China will continue to ramp up its efforts to create green cities. This means reducing air and water pollution, including through the construction of innovative vertical forests

Making a deal with China

Published On: February 26, 2019 02:16 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

Although the US maintains military, technological, financial, and soft-power superiority, China has been steadily catching up.

Reconciling security and growth

Published On: December 31, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

“America First” approach taken by the US will strengthen China’s own hardliners, who will push to emphasize national security over reform

China’s four traps

Published On: November 28, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

Chinese leaders earn their legitimacy not by winning the most votes, but by delivering results

America’s self-defeating China policy

Published On: November 1, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

After decades of globalization and technological progress, countries are more interconnected than ever, with policy decisions made in one country having far-reaching spillover effects

Managing China’s global risks

Published On: June 5, 2018 12:30 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

China must address the “gray rhino” strategic risks arising from the intensifying Sino-American geopolitical rivalry

Dollar to e-SDR

Published On: May 1, 2018 12:28 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

Trump’s threats of trade and currency wars are fueling fears that the US dollar could become a weapon in geopolitical disputes.

China’s own path

Published On: October 29, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

Xi’s plan is far more comprehensive and forward-looking than most observers seem to think.

China’s digital dividend

Published On: August 3, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

Since 2015, China has taken the lead in e-commerce worldwide.

Money for Asia

Published On: February 28, 2017 12:15 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

Why don’t Asian countries invest their savings within their own region? One reason is that the US dominates global finance

Trumping the Renminbi

Published On: February 2, 2017 12:17 AM NPT By: Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng

Trump speaks of the United States as an economy in decline that must be revitalized. But the reality is that the US economy has been performing rather well in the last two years. Its recovery has outpaced that of other advanced economies; job creation has been impressive; and the dollar has been strong.