Analysis

Analysis

A ‘must read’ article on current China-India disputes

Prem Shankar Jha is a leading Indian journalist, columnist and former editor of the Hindustan Times, New Delhi. He has published an outstanding analysis of ...
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Theoretical bases of China’s “win-win” foreign policy concept

In his speech on Asia's "Community of Common Destiny" at 2015'a Boao Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping spelled out China's conception of "win-win" relations in Asia ...
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Why do Western economies have hard landings but China doesn’t?

‚ÄčIntroductionThe media outside China periodically carries predictions of a China ‚Äėhard landing‚Äô. For example George Soros grabbed headlines earlier this year by declaring of China: ...
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Here’s why China and BRICS will drive global economic growth

It is frequently underestimated just how dependent world economic growth is on only a few countries. Strikingly, on the IMF’s latest projections, the majority of ...
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How Xi Jinping’s Marxism out-thinks the West

The Hamburg G20 summit was a further stage in a process that has been developing strongly during the  2017: a recognition that a new stage ...
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The damaging blind alley of US protectionism

‚ÄčThe damaging blind alley of US protectionismThe following article deals with the costs to the US economy of protectionism. The specific case it deals with ...
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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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