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Chin-Huat Wong

Chin-Huat Wong

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Chin-Huat Wong is a professor of political science at the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development at Sunway University in Malaysia.

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  1. China’s Civilizational Challenge
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    China’s Civilizational Challenge

    Dec 19, 2019 Chin-Huat Wong argues that China's formula for governing Hong Kong contradicts its most fundamental sensibilities.

  2. Can Multiparty Democracy Work in Multiethnic Malaysia?
    Jailed former opposition leader and current federal opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images

    Can Multiparty Democracy Work in Multiethnic Malaysia?

    May 23, 2018 Chin-Huat Wong says that, despite a historic vote, electoral engineering is needed to address ethnic and religious divisions.

  3. Will Malaysia’s Islamization Change Course?
    Former prime minister and PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad is giving a speech Faris Hadziq/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

    Will Malaysia’s Islamization Change Course?

    Mar 8, 2018 Chin-Huat Wong hopes that the upcoming general election boosts the standing of the country's nonagenarian comeback kid.

  4. China’s Choice
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    China’s Choice

    Oct 15, 2014 Chin-Huat Wong outlines the Chinese government's three options for confronting the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

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    The Economics of Health for All

    Mariana Mazzucato explains why pandemic prevention and preparedness must be embedded in economic policymaking.
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    The Dangerous Incoherence of US Trade Policy

    Stephen S. Roach warns that America’s latest tariffs against China raise the risk of a catastrophic superpower conflict.
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    A New Dawn for US-African Cooperation?

    Vera Songwe identifies three ways that the United States can ultimately help itself by helping the continent.
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    Raghuram G. Rajan and Rohit Lamba on Indian job creation, industrial policy, democracy, and more

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Rohit Lamba argue that India must place the highest priority on creating and owning intellectual property, advocate an alternative to interventionist industrial policies like subsidies, call for the decentralization of Indian governance at every level, and more.
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    The Global Implications of Georgia’s Political Crisis

    Salome Samadashvili

    Borrowing from the Kremlin’s playbook, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Georgia’s de facto ruler, is seeking to eliminate foreign-funded NGOs, suppress independent media, and eradicate the political opposition. His determination to establish an authoritarian regime reflects his harmony of interests with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    implores the US and Europe to bolster democracy in the country at a make-or-break moment.
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    Read More Summer 2024 Reading List

    PS editors share books that have impressed them lately, and say why you should consider adding them to your summer reading list.
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    Building Resilience in the Developing World

    Erik Berglöf argues for additional financing mechanisms to protect low-income economies against proliferating shocks.
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    Iran’s Succession Crisis Is a Legitimacy Crisis

    Abbas Milani explains why few Iranians within or outside the country truly mourn the death of President Ebrahim Raisi.
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    Central Banks’ New-Old Inflationary Bias

    Kenneth Rogoff explains why policymakers are more likely to risk higher prices during periods of economic uncertainty.

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