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Le Hong Hiep

Le Hong Hiep

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Le Hong Hiep is a fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore, and the author of Living Next to the Giant: The Political Economy of Vietnam’s Relations With China Under Doi Moi.

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  1. The Vietnam Model for North Korea
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    The Vietnam Model for North Korea

    Feb 26, 2019 Le Hong Hiep says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un should look to Hanoi for lessons in US relations and economic reform.

  2. Lies, Damn Lies, and Vietnam’s Trade Statistics
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    Lies, Damn Lies, and Vietnam’s Trade Statistics

    Apr 27, 2018 Le Hong Hiep sees mixed messages in data suggesting that China has overtaken the US as Vietnam’s top export market.

  3. Asia’s Evolving Security Order
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    Asia’s Evolving Security Order

    Aug 7, 2017 Le Hong Hiep assesses the wider significance of ever-deepening defense cooperation between Japan and Vietnam.

  4. The Trump-Xi Strategic Face-Off
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    The Trump-Xi Strategic Face-Off

    Apr 6, 2017 Le Hong Hiep predicts that the US president will extract few if any concessions from his Chinese counterpart.

  5. Southeast Asia Gets Trumped?
    Obama at ASEAN Summit in 2014 Paula Bronstein/Stringer

    Southeast Asia Gets Trumped?

    Nov 12, 2016 Le Hong Hiep fears that America's next president will reverse Obama's hard-earned progress in the region.

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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