Olivier Blanchard

Olivier Blanchard

Writing for PS since 1998
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Olivier Blanchard is a former chief economist of the IMF.

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    Japan Then, China Now

    Stephen S. Roach

    Back in the 1980s, Japan was portrayed as the greatest economic threat to the United States, and allegations of intellectual property theft were only part of Americans' vilification. Thirty years later, Americans have made China the villain, when, just like three decades ago, they should be looking squarely in the mirror.

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