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China's Great Stagnation?

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All signs point to an economic slowdown in China as the country's leadership attempts to move from export-led growth to a more sustainable long-term economic model. Read Project Syndicate's experts on the implications – domestic, regional, and global – of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

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  1. Chinese Reform Goes Local
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    Chinese Reform Goes Local

    Aug 6, 2013 Zhang Monan

  2. China’s New Inflation Constraint
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    China’s New Inflation Constraint

    Jul 31, 2013 Yu Yongding

  3. Misreading Chinese Rebalancing
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    Misreading Chinese Rebalancing

    Jul 29, 2013 Stephen S. Roach on the signs of newfound policy discipline in China.

  4. China’s End of Exuberance
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    China’s End of Exuberance

    Jul 23, 2013 Michael Spence on China's changing growth strategies.

  5. Trouble in Emerging-Market Paradise
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    Trouble in Emerging-Market Paradise

    Jul 22, 2013 Nouriel Roubini

  6. The Detroit Syndrome
    jm2671c.jpg Jim Meehan

    The Detroit Syndrome

    Jul 22, 2013 Sanjeev Sanyal

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    In Search of a Development Plan for Asia

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that bottom-up institutions – not top-down strategies – are the key to regional integration.
  2. emmott_Antonio MasielloGetty Images_meloni Antonio Masiello/Getty Images

    Giorgia Meloni’s Moment

    Bill Emmott sees little difference between the Brothers of Italy’s program and that of recent right-wing governments.
  3. strain5_(Kent Nishimura  Los Angeles Times via Getty Images_school Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

    America’s Education Emergency

    Michael R. Strain calls for urgent action to make up for pandemic learning loss in light of dismal new test scores.
  4. velasco129_DANIEL LEALAFP via Getty Images_kwasi kwarteng DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images

    God Save the Pound?

    Andrés Velasco explains why sterling is plummeting when economic theory says it should be soaring.
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    Preparing for the Long War

    Mark Leonard thinks Europeans should plan for a prolonged conflict despite Ukraine’s recent gains.
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    Realizing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

    Abe Shinzō

    Less than a month before he was assassinated, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister set out his vision for the region. He buttressed his case by comparing China’s growing threats against Taiwan to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

    set out his vision for the region less than one month prior to his assassination in July.
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    Russia, Iran, and the Perils of Post-Autocracy

    Robert D. Kaplan

    With Russia facing defeat on the battlefield and massive protests once again engulfing Iran, both countries’ regimes look vulnerable. But the end of tyranny is more likely to lead to a dangerous political vacuum than to a democratic transition.

    warns that the collapse of a despotic regime more often leads to a political void than to a healthy democracy.
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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
  9. james196_Michael M. SantiagoGetty Images_unitednations Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.

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