Christopher A. McNally Professor of Political Economy, Chaminade University
Apr 01 , 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic could ignite economic calamity in the foreseeable future. It will require policymakers around the globe to engage in cooperation to halt a crisis before it is too late.
Shang-Jin Wei Professor, Finance and Economics at Columbia University
Mar 27 , 2020
Back in January, I predicted that the spread of the new COVID-19 coronavirus in China would reach a turning point by the second or third week of February.
He Yafei Former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mar 27 , 2020
A major test of the global governance system and the governance systems and capacities of individual countries is unfolding before our eyes as the coronavirus pandemic envelops the globe.
Zhao Minghao Research Fellow, Charhar Institute
Mar 26 , 2020
With the total of confirmed coronavirus infections surpassing 300,000 worldwide, panic has set in. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that humanity may be facing a crisis not seen in 75 years.
Zhang Yansheng Chief Researcher, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Mar 21 , 2020
It’s time for the world to pull together toward the same goal. Only that will get us through the coronavirus epidemic. Failing to cooperate risks a slide into even deeper crises.
Zhou Xiaoming Former Deputy Permanent Representative of China’s Mission to the UN Office in Geneva
Mar 14 , 2020
Dismantling supply chains that took years, or even decades, to build is an expensive and time-consuming proposition. Many factors must be taken into account, including product quality, price and the reliability of prospective new channels.
Zainab Zaheer Development Consultant
Mar 13 , 2020
In the midst of the new coronavirus, the world has much to lose from slowed production, closed borders and factories, and less trade.
James H. Nolt Adjunct Professor at New York University
Mar 13 , 2020
COVID-19 bodes ill not only for the global economy, but for Donald Trump’s re-election and U.S.-China relations at large.
Stephen Roach Faculty Member, Yale University
Feb 28 , 2020
The world economy has clearly caught a cold. The outbreak of COVID-19 came at a particularly vulnerable point in the global business cycle. World output expanded by just 2.9% in 2019 – the slowest pace since the 2008-09 global financial crisis and just 0.4 percentage points above the 2.5% threshold typically associated with global recession.
Miao Yanliang a member of the China Finance 40
Jan 21 , 2020
Low interest rates – both nominal and real – have been a persistent feature of advanced economies since the 1980s. How long, many now wonder, can the trend last?