April 21, 2022
China’s ‘Whole Nation’ Effort to Advance the Tech Industry
By Xiao Tan and Yao Song
The re-emergence of China’s “whole nation” system seems to mark a new era, where the government’s role in the tech industry is raised to a new level.
December 17, 2021
China States Economic Priorities for 2022, Emphasizing ‘Stability’
By Jesse Turland
The character for stability (稳) appeared 25 times in the summary notes for the 2021 Central Economic Work Conference, which outlines the government’s economic goals for the coming year.
August 17, 2021
A New Way to Explain – and Predict – China’s Economic Policymaking
By Sara Hsu
Using a machine-learning process and a variety of economic, media, and regulatory factors, I have found ways to understand how certain types of Chinese policies are made.
May 04, 2021
As China Ditches High Growth, the World Must Adjust
By Michael Hirson, Tsveta Petrova, and Rickard Nyman
Observers of China’s economy need to become more sophisticated in their understanding Beijing’s evolving and competing policy priorities as growth targets fall out of favor.
November 04, 2020
China’s Fifth Plenum: Old Goals and Shifting Priorities
By Tristan Kenderdine
There's much more than technoindustrial policy in China’s Fifth Plenum communique, especially when compared to the 2015 outcomes.
April 05, 2019
Why China’s Economic Reforms Often Backslide
By Zhizhen Lu and Meiying Xu
China’s “seesaw economy” is the result of an unempowered market that plays second fiddle to political objectives.
January 21, 2019
China’s Economic Growth Sinks to 3-Decade Low
By Joe McDonald
As the trade war begins to bite, China’s government is looking to prop up growth for 2019.
May 24, 2018
Why China Won’t Abandon Its Controversial Trade Policies
By William Weightman
Protectionist policies play a key role in China’s national strategy.
February 04, 2018
Is China Inflicting a 'Century of Humiliation' on the World?
By Ben Lowsen
China's questionable practices and laissez-faire attitude are buying it a reputation similar to the colonial powers that once tormented it.
November 30, 2017
China's SOE Reform Challenge
By Xinling Wang
A closer look at the key obstacles Beijing faces on this front.
October 31, 2017
The Belt and Road Initiative and the Future of Globalization
By Alek Chance
Xi Jinping’s signature policy is about more than just infrastructure.
October 17, 2017
Ahead of Party Congress, Keep an Eye on China’s Leading Groups
By Tristan Kenderdine
What will China's leadership reshuffle mean for economic policy?