Zainab Zaheer, Development Consultant
May 19, 2020
China has increased its global outreach during this pandemic by sending critical medical supplies and financial aid to countries in need. The motive behind such diplomacy aside, China is providing some desperately-coveted help in the eleventh hour and saving lives around the world.
Yue Li, Senior Fellow, Pangoal Institution
May 14, 2020
Underdeveloped nations with limited resources should be embraced as part of the world community. They are a relatively small but key element in the restoration of the global economy.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
May 08, 2020
Belated COVID-19 mobilization has resulted in massive human costs and huge economic damage. If appropriate science-based medical policies are further ignored, a multi-year global contraction could follow.
Gernot Wagner, Austrian-American Economist and Author
May 03, 2020
COVID-19’s exponential growth has already offered the public a crash course in numeracy. It is also proving to be a crash test for systemic risk. While it is too soon for the final verdict, it is already clear that the US – not just its current leadership – will need a significant overhaul.
Fu Ying, Chair, Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University
Apr 30, 2020
China is neither the former Soviet Union, nor intent on becoming the next America.
Zhang Yansheng, Chief Researcher, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Apr 29, 2020
The impact of the pandemic on China and other countries will linger long after it ends. It will lead to a dramatic reshaping of the global landscape of supply and industrial chains and the entire order of world trade. The process has already begun.
Chen Xiaogong, Academic Member, CISS of Tsinghua University
Apr 21, 2020
Rather than reversing their fight against China in light of the crisis that faces mankind, some U.S. politicians have only intensified their rhetoric and antagonism. The consequences are unpredictable.
Experts give their recommendations about how to move forward in the fight against COVID-19. Step 1: China and the United States should shelve their disputes and lead global cooperation.
Richard Javad Heydarian, Professorial Chairholder in Geopolitics, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Apr 15, 2020
At a time when countries all over the world face the onslaught of a rapidly mounting health crisis, one thing is clear: Sino-American and Asian-regional cooperation is paramount.
Erik Berglöf, Former Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom
Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust
Apr 10, 2020
This week, leaders from medicine, economics, politics, and civil society are uniting to demand immediate and coordinated international action – in the next few days – to mobilize the resources needed to address the COVID-19 crisis, prevent the current health catastrophe from becoming one of the worst in history, and avert a global depression. As a letter to the world’s leaders notes, because we are so far behind the COVID-19 curve, many lives are being lost needlessly, other health issues are being ignored, and societies and economies are being devastated.