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Chang-Tai Hsieh

Chang-Tai Hsieh

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Chang-Tai Hsieh is Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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  1. Taiwan’s Fatal Attractions
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    Taiwan’s Fatal Attractions

    Apr 1, 2022 Chang-Tai Hsieh thinks the island’s eagerness for diplomatic recognition is undermining its security.

  2. Bury the US-China Trade Agreement
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    Bury the US-China Trade Agreement

    Feb 16, 2022 Chang-Tai Hsieh thinks the failure to implement fully the 2020 “phase one” deal is cause for celebration.

  3. Countering Chinese Industrial Policy Is Counterproductive
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    Countering Chinese Industrial Policy Is Counterproductive

    Sep 15, 2021 Chang-Tai Hsieh argues that US economic strategy is failing to address the unique challenge posed by China.

  4. The Necessity of a Global Debt Standstill that Works
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    The Necessity of a Global Debt Standstill that Works

    Apr 23, 2020 Patrick Bolton, et al. say any repayment freeze to help emerging economies withstand COVID-19 must include all private creditors.

  5. The COVID-19 Default Time Bomb
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    The COVID-19 Default Time Bomb

    Apr 9, 2020 Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas & Chang-Tai Hsieh call for a comprehensive debt moratorium to free up funds for developing countries to fight the pandemic.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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