Minxin Pei Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government , Claremont McKenna College
Aug 03 , 2018
Beginning the year with a drastic restructuring of the Constitution, the Chinese Communist Party under President Xi appeared increasingly formidable. But in the face of domestic scandals, currency concerns, and a trade war with the U.S., Minxin Pei argues that President Xi may need a new strategy to satisfy the Chinese people.
James H. Nolt Adjunct Professor at New York University
Aug 02 , 2018
China seems determined to avoid a serious financial crisis, but as a result, credit continues to expand at an unsustainable rate. A reckoning must eventually come, argues James Nolt.
Zhang Jun Dean, School of Economics, Fudan University
Aug 01 , 2018
In the West, many economists and observers now portray China as a fierce competitor for global technological supremacy. This is a serious misrepresentation, argues Zhang Jun.
Josephine Wolff Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jun 13 , 2018
The escalating rivalry between Alibaba and Tencent and the two firms’ anti-competitive tactics appear to have drawn little regulatory scrutiny from the government. That may be in part because the Chinese government is so eager to grow its domestic tech sector that it is reluctant to interfere with two of its most successful firms.
Dinny McMahon Fellow at MacroPolo
May 31 , 2018
This century is supposed to be China’s century, the result of forty years of hard-won prosperity on the back of tough-minded reform and sacrifice. That still might happen, but the outcome rides heavily on whether a new generation of leaders are able to resurrect the magic of China’s economic exceptionalism.
Andrew Sheng Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong
Xiao Geng President of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance
May 30 , 2018
The only way to mitigate the risks that China faces is with a tough, continuous, and comprehensive reform strategy.
P. H. Yu Chairman of the Council of the Institute of New Structural Economics at Peking University
May 11 , 2018
Many in the West fear a China-led attempt to overhaul the rules and norms that underpin the existing world order. Are they right to be afraid?
Curtis S. Chin Former U.S. Ambassador to Asian Development Bank
May 02 , 2018
The development and application of innovative new financial technology, or “fintech,” is upending traditional ways of banking and financing, and beginning to transform how businesses, industries and individuals interact. But beyond the multi-million-dollar headline-grabbing investments and acquisitions, what does fintech actually mean for the people of China and the United States?
Alicia Garcia Herrero Senior Fellow, Bruegel
May 02 , 2018
If China’s moves towards financial opening did not soften the U.S. administration’s stance toward China after President Trump’s visit last year, why would this year’s Boao Forum speech, containing mostly old ideas, be any different?
Zhong Wei Professor, Beijing Normal University
Apr 24 , 2018
The escalating trade tensions between the United States and China have grabbed global attention since late March, and many are worried that globalization is being challenged by unilateralism. To tackle this issue, it is necessary to take the road of globalization and openness.