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New Respect for the Middleman

April 13, 2011

Rebecca McReynolds

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.

Topics: United States, Economic Policy, China | Read Article

Too Many Men?

December 14, 2010

In December, Chazen Institute Director Shang-Jin Wei briefed officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce on how to improve bilateral trade relations with China. His surprising solution? (Hint: it has nothing to do with monetary policy.)

Topics: Economic Policy, China | Read Article

Exclusive Report: World Economies in 2011 and Beyond

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.

Topics: United States, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Europe, Latin America, India, Global Investing, Africa | Read Article

Alibaba Makes Internet Magic

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.

Topics: News Makers, Management, China | Read Article

How Other Countries Can Imitate China's Growth Strategy

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.

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