Analysis

Analysis

China lacks innovation? Take another look

‚ÄčUntil recently, the big myth about China's companies was their lack of innovation. That view is now being reassessed in a series of Western studies ...
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A damaging confusion in Western economics books

Economics textbooks, particularly when discussing Keynes, frequently contain an elementary economic confusion - it should be made explicit this is a confusion in the textbooks ...
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The real reason for the US South China Sea provocation

On July 12, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague issued a pre-arranged declaration supporting some Philippines claims against China in the South China ...
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Why China won’t suffer a Western type financial crisis

Inaccurate articles sometimes appear claiming China faces a "severe debt crisis." Factually these are easily refuted. Changyong Rhee, the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department director, ...
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Why neo-liberalism destabilised US politics

Political destabilisationBoth the Anglo-Saxon countries, the US and UK, which adopted neo-liberal Reaganite/Thatcherite policies are experiencing deep political destabilisation. Trump’s nomination as Republication Presidential candidate ...
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Deng Xiaoping & John Maynard Keynes

Introduction‚ÄčThe international importance of China‚Äôs economy is twofold. The first is practical - the scale of China‚Äôs economic growth, its global impact, and the consequences ...
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Europe’s crisis & the Euro – predicted in advance

IntroductionThe following article, published in September 1996, that is prior to the creation of the Euro, accurately predicted in advance from fundamental economic theory the ...
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China is right to maintain & tighten capital controls

‚ÄčDuring 2017 China has been tightening its capital controls to prevent any export of capital from the country not required for legitimate business expansion - ...
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The neo-con forces behind Trump’s Twitter attacks on China

Trump's Twitter storm against ChinaOn 30 July Trump unleashed a Twitter storm against China. His 1st tweet was against China on the economy: 'I am very ...
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Why China will grow rich long before it grows old

One of the biggest myths about China's economic growth, which is the greatest in a major country in human history, is that it is primarily due ...
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