Jeff Ng Continuum Economics’ Chief Economist, Asia
Jun 22 , 2018
In the past, restrictions on China’s ‘one-child policy’ had been a popular topic in the news, but in recent months, the focus has fallen on the consequences of this policy on the Chinese society and economy. How should President Xi’s government handle this demographic change?
Vasilis Trigkas Onassis Visiting Scholar, Tsinghua University
Jun 21 , 2018
America’s surprisingly healthy demographics and abundance in guns and butter cannot sustain its global preeminence if virulent politics of resentment undo its constitutional order. Competition between China and the United States will ultimately be shaped by a clash for domestic political excellence.
Jake Sotiriadis Air Force intelligence officer
Jun 19 , 2018
The hyperbolic headlines in the Western press regarding Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power obscure the true dynamics of what is occurring in China. Xi’s co-opting of Confucian philosophy as a unifying concept for Chinese society seeks to further entrench the CCP as protector and guarantor of “Chineseness.”
Joseph S. Nye Professor, Harvard University
Jun 19 , 2018
The key characteristic of the current revolution is not the speed of communications; instantaneous communication by telegraph dates back to the mid-nineteenth century. The crucial change is the enormous reduction in the cost of transmitting and storing information. If the price of an automobile had declined as rapidly as the price of computing power, one could buy a car today for the same price as a cheap lunch.
Anu Madgavkar McKinsey Global Institute partner
Oliver Tonby Southeast Asia Managing Partner at McKinsey & Company
Jun 15 , 2018
To succeed, Asia must tap the full potential of its women.
Matt Sheehan Nonresident Fellow at the Paulson Institute’s in-house think tank
Jun 13 , 2018
U.S. embassies and consulates have reportedly received instructions to tighten visa restrictions on Chinese students attending U.S. graduate programs in advanced technical fields. In this piece, Matt Sheehan asks, “Who “loses” when the United States takes in fewer Chinese graduate students?”
Mikaila Smith Master's Candidate, University of Oxford
Jun 08 , 2018
With the drastic changes to the Chinese Constitution, international observers have fixated on President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power. But this intensive focus leads many people to forget other bodies that execute Chinese power, such as local governments, who may be more crucial to the equation than many think.
Victor Zhikai Gao Chairman, China Energy Security Institute
Jun 07 , 2018
With Marx’s guidance, Xi will take China into the new era.
Qin Xiaoying Research Scholar, China Foundation For Int'l and Strategic Studies
Jun 01 , 2018
Marx’s vision for the world was global, and so is China’s.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
May 18 , 2018
Substantial political controls over Chinese businesses may prove incompatible with a creative, innovative economy.