Sep 26, 2014

In praise of what looks like China's new norm

by Yao Yang

Based on the rising share of labor's national income, the decline in global demand, the aging population, rapid urbanization and education dividends from younger workers, China's annual growth rate over the next decade is forcecast to average 7.3 percent — which would still be ...

Jul 28, 2014

Growth India can live with

by Lee Jong-Wha

India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, seems committed to boosting India's competitiveness by improving its business climate. What his plan lacks, though, is a strong focus on expanding labor-intensive industries.

May 5, 2014

Chinese cities' four modernizations

by William Antholis

So far, China has largely taken a "Field of Dreams" approach to urbanization: "Build it, and they will come." Now the effectiveness of these investments will depend on how skillfully they are adapted to each locality's distinct resources, needs and aspirations.

Apr 25, 2014

Troubling signs in China's economy

As the China's economic growth continues to decelerate, the government should avoid reverting to short-term stimulus measures and concentrate on financial system reforms.

Mar 20, 2014

Recent stimulus setting up debt crisis for China

by William Pesek

The idea that China acted in economically rational ways that merit U.S. study and replication, as suggested by two Chinese economists, is just too much. Asia's biggest economy is merely delaying a debt crisis that will be much bigger and more spectacular than it ...