Xiao Geng, Chairman of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance, is a professor and Director of the Institute of Policy and Practice at the Shenzhen Finance Institute at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.
Brigitte Granville is Professor of International Economics and Economic Policy at Queen Mary University of London, and the author, most recently, of What Ails France? (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021).
Fan Gang, one of China’s most prominent advocates of reform, is Professor of Economics at Beijing University and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He also serves as Director of China’s National Economic Research Institute and as Secretary-General of the China Reform Foundation. He was previously a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China.
H.T. Goranson, a former deputy director of the Institute for Integrated Intelligent Systems at Griffith University and senior scientist with the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is the author of The Agile Virtual Enterprise.
There is ample reason to worry that major economies like the United States are heading for a recession, accompanied by cascading financial turmoil. Some of the worst elements of both the 1970s and the 2008 crash are now in play, with equity markets likely to move deeper into bear territory.
says six factors will determine how bad the next downturn will be for the real economy and equity markets.
There is evidence from around the world that the liberty of women is under attack, including in proud democracies. Against this backdrop, the US Supreme Court’s elimination of the federal right to abortion is a particularly egregious offense against women.
notes that the Supreme Court’s elimination of the federal right to abortion accompanies rising gender violence.
highlights a potential institutional advantage of developing countries, shows how the hesitation to appeal to voters’ emotions is putting progressives at a disadvantage, and considers where the economics discipline is headed.