Economist, and Director of the Academic Center for Chinese Economic Practice and Thinking at Tsinghua University.
Aug 21, 2021
Among educated and internationally savvy Chinese, no current topic is more despised than the bickering over Chinese and American medal counts at the Tokyo Olympics. Narrow-minded nationalism holds scant interest for them, just as it does for most educated Americans – and, generally, for me. But, as an economist, I am not so dismissive toward the medal-count discussion.
Mar 17, 2021
China needs to lay solid groundwork for domestic development, achieve a stable and controllable production regime and master core technologies. At the same time is should unleash Chinese market demand, so it no longer has to depend on foreign markets.