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Why China's Consumers Aren’t Buying

May 1, 2012

Sharon Kahn

With consumers reluctant to spend, China needs to overhaul its financial and social structure. Nicholas Lardy, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute, lays out the steps.

Topics: The Middle-Income Trap, Economic Policy, China, Global Investing | Read Article

Advice on Foiling Chinese Counterfeiters

May 3, 2012

Sharon Kahn

Western companies wanting to tap China’s manufacturing do so at their own risk.

Topics: Management, China | Read Article

One-on-One with Henry Kissinger

April 25, 2012

Betsy Wiesendanger

In an exclusive interview, Henry Kissinger, U.S. secretary of state for two presidents, offers frank perspective on doing business in China, building trust, and his legacy in the Vietnam war.

Topics: News Makers, Management, Economic Policy, China, Global Investing | Read Article

China Inc. Goes Global

December 12, 2011

Karl P. Sauvant

Attention, producers of sophisticated goods and services in developed and emerging-market countries: There’s growing competition from China.

Topics: Economic Policy, China | Read Article

How Investors Can Succeed in China

November 29, 2011

Sharon kahn

The country's nascent venture capital market can be lucrative, but complexities make it tricky.

Topics: China, Global Investing | Read Article

China’s Problems Still Manageable, Says Nobel Laureate

November 29, 2011

Stan Luxenberg

China has significant problems, including rising debt and increasing inflation. But Michael Spence, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, argues that these challenges are manageable.

Topics: News Makers, Economic Policy, China | Read Article

China: Too Hot to Handle?

June 27, 2011

Jackson Hewett

The Chinese government needs to act quickly to reduce economic stimulus and allow its currency to appreciate if it is to control inflation, says Vivek Arora of the International Monetary Fund.

Topics: Economic Policy, China | Read Article

Why Free Trade Matters

June 29, 2011

Jagdish Bhagwati

Protectionist trade policies don't help developing countries, argues Jagdish Bagwati. In fact, he says, free trade promotes prosperity, making it a moral imperative.

Topics: The Middle-Income Trap, Economic Policy, China, India | Read Article

Is China Running Out of Surplus Labor?

May 31, 2011

Rebecca McReynolds

Economists have been warning of a looming labor shortage in China, raising concerns that wages will rise and China's growth will slow. That could stall economic recovery around the world. Xin Meng, a recent visiting scholar at The Chazen Institute, weighs in.

Topics: The Middle-Income Trap, Economic Policy, China | Read Article

Flying High

April 18, 2011

Sharon Kahn

Government-owned enterprises such as China Eastern Airlines are acting a lot more like public companies these days.

Topics: China, Management | Read Article