Commentary / World Apr 28, 2014

Governing China's 'dream'

This year's China Development Forum in Beijing revealed the clearest vision yet of how China's leaders intend to deliver the "Chinese Dream" of improving people's livelihoods, constructing a better society and strengthening the military.

Commentary / World Dec 29, 2013

Surprising elements of a Chinese city's success

Few people outside of China know Foshan, a city of 7 million located at the heart of the Pearl River Delta in southern China. Four surprising things have led to its ranking by the McKinsey Global Institute as the world's 13th most dynamic city.

Commentary / World Jul 18, 2012

East Asian miracle revisited

Almost two decades ago, the World Bank published its landmark study "The East Asian Miracle," analyzing why East Asian economies grew faster than emerging markets in Latin America, Africa and elsewhere. These economies, the study concluded, achieved high growth rates by getting the basics ...