The San Francisco Fed: China has been a bright spot in a global economy that is still recovering from the financial crisis that started in 2007. In 2012, China’s officially reported gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed modestly to a … read more
Not exactly an endorsement of China’s ghost cities. From the St. Louis Fed: Keynesian theory argues that government spending can have a multiplier greater than one on aggregate income when resources remain idle or underutilized as the result of market … read more
On Tuesday, Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) delivered remarks to a packed house at AEI. His topic: Peaceful competition with China and its implications for the United States. In his view, while the US-China relationship has a lot of room … read more
After first making headlines in March 2012, the Bo Xilai scandal is finally drawing to a close. News of his expulsion from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for accepting “huge bribes,” coming on the heels of his wife’s suspended death … read more
After a bit of a hiatus, we’re back with a great guest and friend of the show Michael Auslin. Michael sits down to discuss his new piece in National Review about tensions mounting between Japan and China over a small … read more
In a dramatic warning to all foreign journalists reporting in China, the Chinese government this week refused to renew the visa and press accreditation of Al-Jazeera’s sole English-language correspondent, effectively expelling her from the country. Melissa Chan, the first foreign … read more
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