Tom Watkins Advisor, Michigan-China Innovation Center
May 10 , 2014
Due to China’s rapid economic growth, the country is now incurring the hazardous effects of its accruing environmental damage. China’s environmental problems are exacerbated by global demand. The U.S. and China can attain mutual benefits by collaboratively cleaning up China’s eco-system. China should also capitalize on innovative green technologies to develop the interior and the west of the country.
Yi Xianrong Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Apr 19 , 2014
China’s central bank will not change its monetary policy in the near future, but will rather keep a steady but tight policy to get both credit and monetary growth back on track. This could be the keynote of China central bank monetary policy for 2014, writes Yi XIanrong.
Fernando Menéndez Analyst
Apr 17 , 2014
Many Latin American countries have experienced record levels of growth in the last decade due to high prices of commodities, however, few planned for the future. As China slows and US desire for petroleum lessens, the economies of many Latin American countries that have failed to diversify their economies away from a single commodity are slowing drastically.
Ronald McKinnon Professor, Stanford University
Apr 12 , 2014
In late February, the gradual appreciation of the renminbi was interrupted by a 1% depreciation. The resulting international outcry obscured a troubling feature of China’s exchange-rate policy: the tendency for sporadic renminbi appreciation (even small movements) to trigger speculative inflows of “hot” money.
Yu Yongding Former President, China Society of World Economics
Apr 09 , 2014
Analysts expecting a large crash of the Chinese economy will be disappointed, writes Yu Yongding, as China has, in fact, faced far worse financial difficulties. While the country’s current problems aren’t as severe as those it faced in the late 1990’s or early 2000’s, problems do persist and the margin for error is rapidly reaching its economic limits.
Li Zheng Assistant Research Fellow, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations
Mar 21 , 2014
Premier Li Keqiang has revealed more information about his ‘Likonomics’ plan, and the future prospects for China's economic reform, writes Li Zheng.
Zhang Monan Senior Fellow, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Mar 20 , 2014
Examining the government work report from the National People’s Congress, Zhang Monan outlines the major issues facing China’s leadership as it continues economic reforms.
Ding Yifan Deputy Director, China Development Research Center
Mar 20 , 2014
The reform of State-Owned Enterprises has become a major focus for the Chinese government. Ding Yifan explores what the reform may mean, and shows why the government is addressing the issue now.
Zhao Qiguang Professor, Carleton College
Mar 18 , 2014
China’s rapid growth has brought the infamy of being the world’s number one consumer of energy resources and number one discharger of air pollutants. Zhao Qiguang expresses the hope that the economy will continue to grow in a speedy but steady manner.
He Weiwen Senior Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies
Mar 17 , 2014
China’s former model of growth is not sustainable and balanced. China has to shift its growth model to one that is quality-based, environment-friendly, and consumption-driven, writes He Weiwen.