Yu Yongding, Former President, China Society of World Economics
Aug 08, 2013
Yu Yongding explains the implications of China’s slowing economic growth rate and attempts to preempt a rise in inflation.
Chen Dongxiao, President, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies
Aug 01, 2013
China can successfully make the industrial transition that will generate stable and sustainable growth in the long run, writes Chen Dongxiao, president of the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies.
Qi Jingmei, Researcher, State Information Center
Jul 30, 2013
Responding to concerns that China’s economic growth continues to decline, Qi Jingmei lays out why China’s economic performance succeeded in the first half of 2013 and what must be done to see steady growth in the second half of 2013.
Michael Justin Lee, Lecturer, University of Maryland
Jul 27, 2013
Addressing a number of articles highlighting China’s future economic risks, Michael Justin Lee describes calls for economic reforms as merely stating the obvious. Instead of continued reforms to the financial markets, increasing consumer demand could provide stability for China’s economy.
Zhang Monan, Deputy Director of Institute of American and European Studies, CCIEE
Jul 24, 2013
Laying out the argument for economic reforms, Zhang Monan explains how debt accumulation is on the rise in China. While the real economy tumbles, shadow banking and off-balance-sheet financing is on the rise, making it vital that Chinese leadership lessen the burden on the real economy.
Zhang Ming, Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Jul 20, 2013
While stabilizing GDP, the authorities must continue to push forward restructuring amid economic difficulties, writes Zhang Ming.
Michael Pettis, Professor, Peking University’s Guanghua School
Jul 19, 2013
China’s GDP growth target for 2013 was set at 7.5 percent in March, but just four months later, on July 11 at a press conference in Washington China’s newly established minister of finance, Lou Jiwei, seemed to suggest that Beijing no longer believed the country would hit the target.
Jul 17, 2013
China's GDP growth in recent decades has been impressive, but also, as former Premier Wen Jiabao put it, "unstable, unbalanced, uncoordinated, and unsustainable." With growth slowing, China must now adopt a more sustainable model that focuses less on GDP and more on fostering innovation and competition.
Zhang Jun, Dean, School of Economics, Fudan University
Jul 02, 2013
Everyone is talking about China’s economic slowdown, writes Zhang Jun. But, as Premier Li Keqiang seems to recognize, this trend could actually be beneficial, spurring the structural reforms that China needs.
Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow, Yale University
Jun 28, 2013
The Federal Reserve and the People’s Bank of China are on the same path to policy normalization, but for very different reasons, writes Stephen Roach.