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Why China's Bubble Won't Burst

October 20, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Fundamentals that aren't going away give China a shot at sustained high growth for the foreseeable future

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You Say You Want a Revolution

September 17, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Government — and democracy — is in crisis. So said John Micklethwait, editor-in-chief of The Economist, in a recent talk titled “Government is Broken, and Big Business Needs to Help Fix It.” The talk was sponsored by the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business and moderated by Glenn Hubbard, dean of Columbia Business School.

Topics: United States, The Middle-Income Trap, News Makers, Economic Policy | Read Article

Beyond China: Where Asian Growth Is

June 23, 2014

Sharon Kahn

For investors and deal-makers, there is ample opportunity beyond China and India. Changyong Rhee of the IMF identifies the upside and the risk.

Topics: Economic Policy, China, Asia, Global Investing | Read Article

Tunisia's Fight for Democracy

April 8, 2014

Sharon Kahn

The new Prime Minister explains how revolution is leading to freedom and a country of laws. Next up: Free elections and the beginnings of prosperity.

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

One Europe, One Banking System

March 26, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Could it happen? What are the benefits and obstacles? Two prominent Euro economists go head-to-head.

Topics: News Makers, Europe | Read Article

Hong Kong's Stock Exchange at a Crossroad

March 20, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. is on the cusp of transformation — and pivotal to the internationalization of China.

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Why China's GDP Will Double in 10 Years

March 7, 2014

Yes, it’s true: reports of China’s imminent demise are greatly exaggerated, says Shang-Jin Wei, the NT Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and the director of the Chazen Institute.

Topics: Economic Policy, China, Global Investing | Read Article

World Markets: It's Sink or Swim

March 7, 2014

Jacob Frenkel, chairman of JPMorgan Chase International, casts a worried eye over the world economy’s future and offers lessons learned from his tenure as governor of the Bank of Israel.

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

Joseph Stiglitz's Crystal Ball

February 25, 2014

Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor at Columbia University, holds forth on what economists can predict — and when they should keep their mouths shut.

Topics: United States, News Makers, Economic Policy | Read Article

China’s Land Experiment

February 25, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Government land requisitions are giving way — slowly— to individual property rights in China. Qiren Zhou, professor of economics at Peking University, fills in the blanks at the recent N.T. Wang Distinguished Lecture.

Topics: Economic Policy, China, Asia | Read Article