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Angela Huyue Zhang

Angela Huyue Zhang

Writing for PS since 2021
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Angela Huyue Zhang, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Philip K.H. Wong Center for Chinese Law at the University of Hong Kong, is the author of High Wire: How China Regulates Big Tech and Governs its Economy (Oxford University Press, 2024). She will soon join the faculty of the USC Gould School of Law.

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  1. The High Cost of GPT-4o
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    The High Cost of GPT-4o

    Jun 3, 2024 Angela Huyue Zhang & S. Alex Yang warn that OpenAI's new multimodal AI tool is designed to gobble up user data, much of which is copyrighted.

  2. Angela Huyue Zhang on Chinese innovation, regulation, AI, and more
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    Angela Huyue Zhang on Chinese innovation, regulation, AI, and more

    Mar 19, 2024 Angela Huyue Zhang warns that China’s lax approach to regulating artificial intelligence could lead to a crisis, highlights the impact of the market’s deep-seated mistrust of the Chinese legal system, considers how Western regulatory trends influence China, and more.

  3. The Case for Regulating Generative AI Through Common Law
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    The Case for Regulating Generative AI Through Common Law

    Feb 15, 2024 S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a regulatory framework that is both adaptable and tailored to specific contexts.

  4. China’s Short-Sighted AI Regulation
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    China’s Short-Sighted AI Regulation

    Dec 8, 2023 Angela Huyue Zhang assesses a recent court ruling allowing copyright protection for content generated by artificial intelligence.

  5. Chinese Regulators Give AI Firms a Helping Hand
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    Chinese Regulators Give AI Firms a Helping Hand

    Oct 3, 2023 Angela Huyue Zhang thinks the rules governing generative artificial intelligence give domestic firms a competitive advantage.

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    Supporting Sexual and Reproductive Health Is Good Business

    Natalia Kanem argues that investing in employees’ well-being will help companies attract and retain top talent.
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    Can Democracy Win in 2024?

    Chris Patten highlights the challenges mainstream parties face as they try to boost growth and improve public services.
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back. Now What?

    How to design effective industrial policies has suddenly become a hot – and divisive – topic among economists and policymakers. Even those who agree that governments should intervene in the economy to bolster productivity, increase competitiveness, and tackle social and environmental challenges differ sharply on the details.

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    The Big Picture

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    The Way Forward for Ukraine’s Economy

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    With sufficient assistance from the West, Ukraine will prevail over its much larger and richer authoritarian neighbor. But to enjoy the fruits of victory, it will have to move faster in its transition from a post-communist oligarchy, while being careful to resist the siren call of free-market fundamentalism.

    offer a roadmap for guiding the country's recovery and reconstruction during and after the war.
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    Rich Countries Must Meet Their Biodiversity Financing Pledges

    Mary Robinson urges international policymakers to use the upcoming COP16 summit to close the nature-finance gap.
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    Inequality Spurs Democratic Backsliding

    Susan Stokes shows that countries with fairer economies are less likely to succumb to authoritarian populism.
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    Bracing for a More Inflationary World

    Raghuram G. Rajan thinks central banks will remain under pressure to maintain tighter policies over the medium term.

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