China

New Respect for the Middleman

Global Insights: Analysis
Rebecca McReynolds |  April 13, 2011
New research provides the first empirical evidence that quantifies the role of the so-called middleman in developing and expending international trade — data that could play an important role in US trade policy.
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Too Many Men?

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
December 14, 2010
An imbalance in the ratio of men to women in China causes all sorts of economic consequences.
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Exclusive Report: World Economies in 2011 and Beyond

Global Insights: Analysis
February 11, 2011
The China growth miracle will continue, but one country could surpass it. A new report by the Chazen Institute offers surprising predictions for who the big winners will be in the coming decade — and which economies will be left behind.
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Alibaba Makes Internet Magic

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
November 12, 2010
The man behind China’s most successful Internet company tells what it took to succeed in a nation rife with censorship, and reveals the six-word management philosophy he’s followed since day one.
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How Other Countries Can Imitate China's Growth Strategy

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
October 13, 2010
In an exclusive talk, Justin Lin, chief economist for the World Bank, shows why China's rapid-fire expansion isn't an anomoly and explains why other developing nations could benefit from the China model.
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