Friday, August 28, 2015
  1. Automation, Productivity, and Growth

    Michael Spence
  2. What Should China Do?

    Michael J. Boskin

    What Should China Do?

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     underscores the danger to long-term stability implied by reversion to state control of the economy.

    Xi Jinping Rao Aimin/ZumaPress

    China’s government has a lot on its plate as it attempts to ease the short-term effects of an economic slowdown while implementing reforms aimed at smoothing the shift to a new growth model. The main danger, glimpsed in the authorities' ham-fisted response to the recent fall in equity prices, is a reversion to greater state control. READ MORE

  3. China’s Complexity Problem

    Stephen S. Roach

    China’s Complexity Problem

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     asks whether the country's leaders are juggling too many policy objectives.

    Communist Party of China leaders Ma Zhancheng/ZumaPress

    There are many moving parts – economic, social, and geopolitical – in China’s daunting transition to what its leaders call a moderately well-off society, and the ultimate challenge may lie in managing the exceedingly complex interplay among them. Is China’s leadership up to the task, or has it bitten off more than it can chew? READ MORE

  4. The Emerging-Market Currency Rout

    Andrés Velasco
  5. Does Capitalism Cause Poverty?

    Ricardo Hausmann

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