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.
George Magnus is an independent economist and commentator, an Associate at the China Centre, Oxford University, and an adviser to some asset management companies.
He is a regular contributor to the Financial Times, Prospect Magazine and other written media, and appears regularly on BBC TV and radio, Bloomberg TV and other outlets.
- Josephine Moulds, The Daily Telegraph
George Magnus's Viewpoints Blog
- It’s ok to call the Chinese Communist Party to account
- Protecting lives and protecting the economy is not a choice
- Covid-19 as metaphor for China’s economic development conundrum
- Trade dogs of war collared for now, but still growling
- As the 2020s dawn, China’s search for financial stability isn’t getting easier
- Globalisation, US-China, Hong Kong, Brexit -2 interviews
Interviews with NHK TV 07/08/2020
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- China: The end of engagement as we have known it
For the first time, politicians are saying that the GDP benefits of China engagement now has to weighed more carefully against its behaviour Read more →
- The Huawei decision is a defining moment in UK-China relations
The UK decision to reject Huawei as part of the country's 5G rollout captures a moment in which the UK and China are drifting apart Read more →
- China in One Country: interdependence or globalisation ‘with Chinese characteristics’?
When Xi Jinping champions globalisation, what, exactly, does he mean? And what do Chinese leaders mean when they refer to self-reliance? Is it autarky, or a new form of globalisation with Chinese characteristics, as President Xi might say? Read more →
- China’s threats to the UK risk being more than ‘loud thunder, little rain’
Britain has to reboot its relationship with a country that is a commercial partner, rival, and political adversary Read more →
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