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Eve Cary

Eve Cary

She has worked for the World Bank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the Asia Society.

Her research focuses on Chinese domestic politics, overheating and real estate issues, and central-local relations.

P2P Companies: The Movers and Shakers of China’s Shadow Banking
October 19, 2013
P2P Companies: The Movers and Shakers of China’s Shadow Banking
P2P companies match shadow lenders with borrowers in China. Can Beijing manage the growing risks?
P2P Companies: The Movers and Shakers of China’s Shadow Banking
With Shanghai FTZ, Is CCP Opening Pandora’s Box?
October 04, 2013
With Shanghai FTZ, Is CCP Opening Pandora’s Box?
If the CCP is hoping for limited reforms with the new free trade zone, it might get more than it bargained for.
With Shanghai FTZ, Is CCP Opening Pandora’s Box?
China Pushes Ahead With Financial Reform… Cautiously
August 13, 2013
China Pushes Ahead With Financial Reform… Cautiously
Chinese leaders are crossing the river by feeling the stones, but the river is proving to be wider than expected.
China Pushes Ahead With Financial Reform… Cautiously
The Promise and Peril of a US-China Investment Treaty
July 18, 2013
The Promise and Peril of a US-China Investment Treaty
While a step in the right direction, immense obstacles remain to signing a bilateral investment treaty.
The Promise and Peril of a US-China Investment Treaty
SOEs Declining Role in China’s Foreign Investment
July 03, 2013
SOEs Declining Role in China’s Foreign Investment
State-Owned Enterprises have traditionally dominated Chinese ODI. This is starting to change.
SOEs Declining Role in China’s Foreign Investment
Reforming China’s State-Owned Enterprises
June 19, 2013
Reforming China’s State-Owned Enterprises
Although it faces strong resistance, reforms will be vital if the Chinese economy is to continue to evolve.
Reforming China’s State-Owned Enterprises
The “Hidden” Costs of China’s Bad Loans
June 06, 2013
The “Hidden” Costs of China’s Bad Loans
Non-performing loans may not bring down China’s banks, but they will hinder its economic transition.
The “Hidden” Costs of China’s Bad Loans
Is Shadow Banking China’s Subprime Mortgages?
May 21, 2013
Is Shadow Banking China’s Subprime Mortgages?
The volume of shadow banking reached a staggering 55 percent of China’s GDP in 2012.
Is Shadow Banking China’s Subprime Mortgages?
Divorce: One Way to Avoid China's New Real Estate Restrictions
May 03, 2013
Divorce: One Way to Avoid China's New Real Estate Restrictions
"Shanghai’s Zhabei District center issued a record 53 divorces in a single day."
Divorce: One Way to Avoid China's New Real Estate Restrictions
Understanding China's Efforts to Invest Overseas
April 18, 2013
Understanding China's Efforts to Invest Overseas
China's efforts at foreign direct investment (OFDI) have had mixed results. Eve Cary gives us her take.
Understanding China's Efforts to Invest Overseas
China and Capital Outflow Reform
April 09, 2013
China and Capital Outflow Reform
Capital outflow reforms have come in fits and starts, but the overall trend is certainly toward a more open system.
China and Capital Outflow Reform
Real Estate Restrictions Tighten in China
March 12, 2013
Real Estate Restrictions Tighten in China
China’s State Council has announced a property sales tax hike, aimed at cooling the nation’s overheating market.
Real Estate Restrictions Tighten in China
The Curious Case of China's GDP Figures
March 05, 2013
The Curious Case of China's GDP Figures
Economists increasingly doubt the reliability of China's economic data, and for good reason.
The Curious Case of China's GDP Figures
No Farmer Left Behind in China
February 21, 2013
No Farmer Left Behind in China
Fearing a threat to social stability, Beijing has issued a number of policy reforms that aim to bridge the rural-urban income gap.
No Farmer Left Behind in China
China's People Problem
February 05, 2013
China's People Problem
China’s working age population is declining. So will the overall population by perhaps 2020. Is it time to end the old-child policy?
China's People Problem
China Grapples With New Normal
May 03, 2012
China Grapples With New Normal
China's leaders may have to accept that the days of double-digit economic growth are drawing to a close.
China Grapples With New Normal
Behind China’s Big Slowdown
April 13, 2012
Behind China’s Big Slowdown
China's slowdown extends further than real estate – other sectors like commodities are slowing too.
Behind China’s Big Slowdown
Behind China’s Big Slowdown
April 13, 2012
Behind China’s Big Slowdown
China's slowdown extends further than real estate – other sectors like commodities are slowing too.
Behind China’s Big Slowdown
Goodbye Bao Ba
April 03, 2012
Goodbye Bao Ba
China's decision to drop its 8 percent minimum growth goal suggests a shift from quantity to quality.
Goodbye Bao Ba
Chinese Dream Turning Sour?
March 21, 2012
Chinese Dream Turning Sour?
Home ownership is meant to be part of the "Chinese dream." But for many, real estate has become a nightmare.
Chinese Dream Turning Sour?
China in 2030
March 03, 2012
China in 2030
The World Bank's new report on China doesn't contain anything revolutionary. But the advice is still sound.
China in 2030
What Xi Jinping’s Past Means
February 24, 2012
What Xi Jinping’s Past Means
Much has been made of what Xi Jinping's past will mean for his presidency. We shouldn't read too much into it.
What Xi Jinping’s Past Means
What Xi Jinping’s Past Means
February 24, 2012
What Xi Jinping’s Past Means
Much has been made of what Xi Jinping's past will mean for his presidency. We shouldn't read too much into it.
What Xi Jinping’s Past Means
China’s Dangerous Tofu Projects
February 10, 2012
China’s Dangerous Tofu Projects
Corruption and graft have created a significant problem with many Chinese construction projects.
China’s Dangerous Tofu Projects
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