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 ...

Aug 7, 2013

Ever upward Chinese economy?

The laying of the last beam on China's tallest building reflects the ego and ambition of a worldbeating economy. But how will Beijing deal with slower growth