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Available to buy now. Red Flags: Why Xi’s China is in Jeopardy is the latest book from renowned economist George Magnus, acclaimed author of ‘The Age of Ageing’ and ‘Uprising’.

Martin Wolf, Financial Times – “characteristically clear and compelling”

Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads – “ominous and thought-provoking”

George Magnus has occupied a front row seat as events have challenged governments, economies and financial systems around the world since the Great Financial Crisis in 2008. He is widely credited with having identified the trigger points leading to the crisis and with helping us to understand its lingering consequences.

Once the Chief Economist of UBS, George now works as an independent economist, author and speaker. His views and opinions appear regularly in the written and social media, radio and TV. He is the author of The Age of Aging (2008) which assesses one of our leading contemporary economic and social challenges, and of Uprising: will emerging markets shape or shake the world economy? (2011), which considers the rise of and prospects for emerging markets, especially China. His new book, Red Flags: why Xi Jinping’s China is in Jeopardy, will be published by Yale University Press in 2018.

This website gathers together many of George Magnus’s articles, opinion pieces and commentaries on these and other topics, and offers an opportunity for feedback.

Dollar :-)

De-dollarisation is all the rage, and probably reflects the uncertainty and pessimism arising from volatile economic and geopolitical times. But it is n’t happening as people say

The Chinese economy after the ‘Two Sessions’

In the wake of the 2023 National People’s Congress, let us examine the CCP’s new economic and financial initiatives, ambition and prospects,

Britain’s new trade deal is about more than GDP

The main story in the the UK’s
CPTPP accession is geopolitics not trade

The risks of China’s regulatory shake-up

Greater centralisation in a politicised financial system may lead to more instability

Xi’s China will never achieve world currency domination

Fareed Zakaria, China a bunch of crypto fans say the end of US dollar supremacy is at hand. I think they’re wrong and have the arguments back to front