Found 58 article(s) for author 'China'

Meg Rithmire on Inequality, China, and Urbanization within the Chinese Economy

Meg Rithmire on Inequality, China, and Urbanization within the Chinese Economy June 2018. GrowthPolicy’s Devjani Roy interviewed Meg Rithmire, the F. Warren McFarlan Associate Professor of Business of Administration at Harvard Business School, on inequality, China, and urbanization within the Chinese economy. | Click here for more interviews like this one. Links: Meg Rithmire’s Harvard […]

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Larry Summers Discusses Areas of Growth and Concern for the U.S. Economy

Larry Summers Discusses Areas of Growth and Concern for the U.S. Economy. Lawrence Summers, June 5, 2018, Audio, [Episode 1] “In our inaugural episode, Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tackles issues of sustainable growth, equality of opportunity, and why the story of China is more important than the Industrial Revolution.Link

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Don’t Get Distracted by the Trade Deficit With China

Don’t Get Distracted by the Trade Deficit With China. Jason Furman, May 20, 2018, Opinion, “Trade negotiations with China are grinding forward, but Beijing now appears to have rebuffed the Trump administration’s top demand. The White House has pushed the Chinese to reduce their bilateral trade surplus with the U.S. by $200 billion. Although they have made some vague commitments to increase American imports, it has become clear these …Link

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The Double Standard of America’s China Trade Policy

The Double Standard of America’s China Trade Policy. Dani Rodrik, May 10, 2018, Opinion, “Many liberal commentators in the US think that Donald Trump is right to confront China over its trade tactics, and object only to his methods. Yet Trump’s trade agenda is driven by a narrow mercantilism that privileges the interests of US corporations above those of all other.Link

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The Next Step for Chinese Economic Policy

The Next Step for Chinese Economic Policy. Martin Feldstein, April 23, 2018, Opinion, “Now that it has risen to the top of the global economy, China must adopt the necessary reforms to become fully compliant with the international rules that it accepted upon joining the World Trade Organization in 2001. Its current policy will only lead to a serious trade conflict with the US.Link

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There’s ‘no fundamental problem’ with the US trade deficit

There’s ‘no fundamental problem’ with the US trade deficit. Ricardo Hausmann, April 6, 2018, Video, “The U.S. is wasting its time trying to fix a non-existent problem regarding its current account deficit, according to an economics professor at Harvard University. A number of U.S. policymakers have sought to justify stoking a trade war with China in recent weeks, saying it is “unfair” for the world’s biggest economy to have a current account deficit — which measures the flow of goods, services and investments into and out of the country — with Beijing.Link

 

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