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Why Xi Jinping Is China's Putin
July 15, 2014
Why Xi Jinping Is China's Putin
Putin is similar to Xi Jinping, in both policies and temperament. What does Putin's Russia tell us about Xi's China?
Why Xi Jinping Is China's Putin
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?
How China’s Economic Rebalancing is like the Movie 'Speed'
September 04, 2013
How China’s Economic Rebalancing is like the Movie 'Speed'
Like the bus in Speed, China’s economy must continue cruising along or else risk imploding.
How China’s Economic Rebalancing is like the Movie 'Speed'
Let’s Hope Xi Jinping’s a Maoist
August 28, 2013
Let’s Hope Xi Jinping’s a Maoist
Many are worried by the Chinese president’s embrace of Maoism. Should we be cheering instead?
Let’s Hope Xi Jinping’s a Maoist
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
Divisions Emerge Among China’s Leaders
July 16, 2013
Divisions Emerge Among China’s Leaders
Amid slowing growth rates, growing dissent appears to afflict parts of government.
Divisions Emerge Among China’s Leaders
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
Must Separate the Party and Economy in China?
June 01, 2013
Must Separate the Party and Economy in China?
The new administration has signaled that it wants to decentralize the economy. Can it overcome resistance?
Must Separate the Party and Economy in China?
Channeling Deng Xiaoping
December 12, 2012
Channeling Deng Xiaoping
The destination of Xi Jinping’s first domestic trip as party leader sends a signal he may be following a familiar path.
Channeling Deng Xiaoping
A Roll of the Dice: North Korea's Economic Reform Gamble
October 19, 2012
A Roll of the Dice: North Korea's Economic Reform Gamble
There are mixed signs change may lie ahead for North Korea’s troubled economy. While reform is possible, big challenges lie ahead.
A Roll of the Dice: North Korea's Economic Reform Gamble
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