Amid much discussion of the challenges facing the Chinese economy, the lineup of usual suspects typically excludes the most worrying scenario of all: popular unrest.
For Barry Eichengreen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
The remedy for the financial woes of people in developing countries isn't going to come from Facebook.
Global economic, financial and political stability depends on outcomes in four areas.
The U.S. and China have very different views of what they had signed up for in the truce.
Trump's enforcement of Iran sanctions could undermine the dollar's global primacy.
The problems with the latest wave of cryptocurrencies will be familiar to anyone who has encountered even a single study of speculative attacks on pegged exchange rates.
Trump's 'America First' policy is making space for China to shape international trade.
Will China's power and prosperity really boost the global appeal of its authoritarian model?
By eschewing escalation in response to the Trump administration's widening tariffs on its exports, China can jeopardizing the global trade system that is fueling its growth.
Trump-related uncertainty may be one reason among many behind the greenback's weakness.