Edmund Phelps Director of the Center on Capitalism and Society at Columbia University
Mar 08 , 2018
Whilst China is appreciating the benefits of free competition, the West seems to have forgotten them.
Jackie Wang PhD candidate at The University of Hong Kong
Mar 08 , 2018
China has evolved from repressing women to emancipating them.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Mar 06 , 2018
Today the PRC’s middle class is thought to number about 430 million, larger than America’s entire population. As this number grows so will China’s buying power, offering one possible antidote to the Trump administration’s trade complaints.
Yao Yang Professor, China Center for Economic Research
Mar 05 , 2018
To the extent that it raises living standards, the “China Model” fulfills some requirements of political legitimacy. But, once those living standards reach a certain level, the Chinese people will almost certainly demand more personal freedom and political accountability.
Qin Xiaoying Research Scholar, China Foundation For Int'l and Strategic Studies
Mar 01 , 2018
Much of China's future progress will depend on what happens in the countryside.
Guo Dong Director of the Earth Institute China Initiative, Columbia University
Feb 12 , 2018
Unless we achieve a set of commonly agreed upon indicators to measure sustainability or what is high quality, and be able to compare the performance of cities and provinces based upon it, the chance to successfully implement any sustainable policy vision and hold policymakers accountable is grim.
Yoon Young-kwan Professor Emeritus of International Relations, Seoul National University
Feb 09 , 2018
On January 1, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for better relations with the South, before agreeing to participate in the Olympics. What accounts for Kim’s sudden extension of an olive branch to South Korea?
Yuen Yuen Ang Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan
Feb 07 , 2018
In 2018, the 40th anniversary of "reform & opening," how party leaders tell the story of China's transition over the past 40 years will shape future policy steps, both at home and abroad.
Josephine Wolff Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Feb 06 , 2018
China and the U.S. are two of the only nations in the world with sufficiently strong, stable domestic tech sectors that they can afford to block major overseas competitors without fear of significantly undercutting the services available to their own citizens. But if the Chinese government has been willing to let at least some foreign firms compete with its domestic champions in the tech sector, it’s not clear that the same is true of the U.S. government.
Troy Stangarone Senior Director, Korea Economic Institute of America
Jan 30 , 2018
While there has been focus on North Korean efforts to drive a wedge between the United States and South Korea with its offer to attend the Games, Pyongyang also has domestic and economic reasons for attending the Olympics.