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Kuroda’s Second Chance
March 20, 2018
Kuroda’s Second Chance
The Bank of Japan's governor gets a second term, and more time to achieve an elusive inflation target.
Kuroda’s Second Chance
China's Credit Crunch
March 12, 2018
China's Credit Crunch
A crackdown on micro-lending, aimed at protecting consumers, is leaving China's lower class with little access to credit.
China's Credit Crunch
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
March 05, 2018
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
Pyramid schemes are big business in China – much to the government's chagrin.
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
Europe Ponders How to Curb China's High-Tech Buying Spree
February 16, 2018
Europe Ponders How to Curb China's High-Tech Buying Spree
Struggling to reconcile stark differences, the Commission’s push to level the playing field is unlikely to make a dent.
Europe Ponders How to Curb China's High-Tech Buying Spree
'Made in China' Is Here to Stay
February 15, 2018
'Made in China' Is Here to Stay
Lessons from the multicultural manufacturing city of Yiwu -- and why other developing countries should be worried.
'Made in China' Is Here to Stay
China’s AI Agenda Advances
February 14, 2018
China’s AI Agenda Advances
As China throws state support behind AI development, major Chinese technology companies will remain integral players.
China’s AI Agenda Advances
Is China's Era of Cheap Labor Really Over?
December 13, 2017
Is China's Era of Cheap Labor Really Over?
Chinese workers' wages may be rising, but official statistics don't tell the whole story.
Is China's Era of Cheap Labor Really Over?
Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend
December 05, 2017
Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend
The Afghan government is working to turn the country's landlocked location into an asset.
Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend
Beijing’s Heavy-Handed Solution to Urbanization
December 04, 2017
Beijing’s Heavy-Handed Solution to Urbanization
Beijing's attempts to push out migrant workers will have economic consequences.
Beijing’s Heavy-Handed Solution to Urbanization
Can Russia Piggyback on China’s ‘String of Pearls’?
November 09, 2017
Can Russia Piggyback on China’s ‘String of Pearls’?
Russia looks to gain an advantage from the glut of infrastructure projects in Pakistan, Iran, and India.
Can Russia Piggyback on China’s ‘String of Pearls’?
Chinese Internet Law: What the West Doesn’t See
October 18, 2017
Chinese Internet Law: What the West Doesn’t See
Yes, China’s internet policy quashes dissent – but it also fosters innovation.
Chinese Internet Law: What the West Doesn’t See
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
September 27, 2017
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
Nationalism and the crisis in Rakhine hide the economic roots of the NLD’s weakness.
Economics and Democracy: Myanmar’s Myriad Challenges
Gazprom and China’s ‘Breakthrough’ in the Russian Arctic
August 08, 2017
Gazprom and China’s ‘Breakthrough’ in the Russian Arctic
The economic and political logic behind Gazprom's use of a Chinese drilling rig in the Arctic.
Gazprom and China’s ‘Breakthrough’ in the Russian Arctic
China's Artificial Intelligence Revolution
July 27, 2017
China's Artificial Intelligence Revolution
A new AI development plan calls for China to become the world leader in the field by 2030.
China's Artificial Intelligence Revolution
How the Calabrian Mafia Discovered Hong Kong
July 26, 2017
How the Calabrian Mafia Discovered Hong Kong
Italian mafia families have begun using Hong Kong as a base for financial crimes.
How the Calabrian Mafia Discovered Hong Kong
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
July 19, 2017
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
A visit to Afghan opium fields challenges the notion that the Taliban controls the lucrative trade.
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
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