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Yi Fuxian

Yi Fuxian

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Yi Fuxian, a senior scientist in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the author of Big Country with an Empty Nest (China Development Press, 2013).

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  1. Is China Too Old to Get Rich?
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    Is China Too Old to Get Rich?

    May 22, 2024 Yi Fuxian explains why the country’s rising median age is at the root of its current malaise.

  2. China’s Economic Engine Is Running Out of Fuel
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    China’s Economic Engine Is Running Out of Fuel

    Dec 22, 2023 Yi Fuxian highlights serious flaws in the forecasts that underpin the country’s economic policies.

  3. China’s Demographic Achilles’ Heel
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    China’s Demographic Achilles’ Heel

    Oct 24, 2023 Yi Fuxian explains why the strategic anxiety over the country’s economic clout is premature and misplaced.

  4. A Chinese Bubble Long in the Making
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    A Chinese Bubble Long in the Making

    Sep 29, 2023 Yi Fuxian traces the deep roots of the country's mounting economic and financial problems.

  5. China’s Population-Control Disaster
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    China’s Population-Control Disaster

    Aug 22, 2023 Yi Fuxian reflects on the calamitous consequences of the regime’s family-planning policies.

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    To Fight Climate Change, Protect Healthy Soil

    Juan Lucas Restrepo & Barron Joseph Orr explain how sustainable farming practices can reverse biodiversity loss and transform our food systems.
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    How to Protect the World from the Next Pandemic

    Winnie Byanyima & Joseph E. Stiglitz envision a global accord that applies the lessons of past health crises and includes binding commitments.
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    Strict Separation Is Not the Answer for Palestine and Israel

    Yanis Varoufakis warns against a two-apartheid-state solution that affirms the dangerous principle of ethnic exclusivity.
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    Preparing Now for the Next Disease X

    Tom Achoki, et al. propose several steps governments can take to establish robust and resilient response mechanisms.
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    To Protect Democracy, Protect Exiled Journalists

    Antonio Zappulla highlights the existential threats facing independent news outlets forced to relocate by repressive regimes.
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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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