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Min Zhu

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Min Zhu, a former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is Chair of the National Institute of Financial Research at Tsinghua University.

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  1. Innovation in the Pandemic Age
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    Innovation in the Pandemic Age

    Apr 20, 2020 Min Zhu describes how to harness human ingenuity in the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus.

  2. The Right Way to Rebalance Trade
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    The Right Way to Rebalance Trade

    Jan 22, 2019 Min Zhu & Miao Yanliang show why China’s multilateral view is the only way to ensure sustainable long-term growth.

  3. The Secret to Emerging-Economy Immunity
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    The Secret to Emerging-Economy Immunity

    Sep 13, 2018 Min Zhu argues that export sophistication is the key to enabling countries to bounce back quickly from a crisis.

  4. Breaking the Oil Spell in 2017
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    Breaking the Oil Spell in 2017

    Jan 19, 2017 Min Zhu advises countries that are trying to diversify their economies to look at past success stories.

  5. The Global Economy’s New Path
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    The Global Economy’s New Path

    Jan 21, 2013 Min Zhu

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    The Global Recovery Winds Down

    Eswar Prasad warns that the darkening outlook for the world economy reflects significant challenges ahead.
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    Where Has All the Liquidity Gone?

    Raghuram G. Rajan & Viral Acharya show that years of quantitative easing have left financial markets deeply dependent on easy money.
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    Britannia Deranged

    Jacob Soll explores UK Prime Minister Liz Truss’s 2012 manifesto and its incoherent vision of capitalism.
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    Research Ethics and Non-Human Subjects

    Peter Singer highlights an appalling recent article that Springer Nature should retract under its new guidance for authors.
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    How to Settle the Great Chess Cheating Scandal

    Kenneth Rogoff explains how a suspiciously successful young upstart can prove that he is for real.
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    Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse

    Dambisa Moyo laments that today’s inflationary surge has not elicited a coordinated global response.
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    How to Tax Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits

    Clemens Fuest & Axel Ockenfels

    Given the complexities of modern markets, economies, and legal regimes, new levies on energy companies will always run into implementation problems. To prevent supply shortages and other disastrous unintended consequences, policymakers must proceed with caution and coordinate across borders.

    consider the underappreciated difficulties of implementing new levies without creating unwanted side effects.
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    Is Putin in Peril?

    From alternate-reality annexations to fresh nuclear threats, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems more desperate than ever to project an image of strength after a string of battlefield defeats. As Ukrainian forces advance on Russian-occupied territories and hundreds of thousands of draft-age Russian men flee the Kremlin’s “partial mobilization,” we asked PS commentators to assess his prospects.

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    Liz Truss’s Backward Vision of the Future

    Diane Coyle argues that the new UK government will never cure what ails the British economy by living in the past.

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