Isabel Woodford

For Isabel Woodford's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Commentary / World Dec 5, 2011

China: soft or crash landing?

Economists who believe that China can come to the rescue of an increasingly troubled global economy are now in a decided minority, with questions increasingly being asked whether China can save itself: Will China's economy achieve a soft landing, a hard landing or even ...

Commentary / World Nov 18, 2007

What the Kaczynksi twins taught Poles

WASHINGTON — The defeat of the Kaczynski twins' Law and Justice Party (PiS) in Poland brought sighs of relief across Europe. But, as Donald Tusk's new government assumes office, it is important to learn the lessons that their defeat holds for all of us. Many ...