Why supporting individuals in the labour market is far better now than paying companies to keep jobs that may not return Read more →
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.
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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
- End the furlough scheme but shift the focus to individuals, and new jobs
- Will digital diplomacy cement the Belt and Road Initiative’s “common destiny”?
As formally measured BRI activity slows down a lot, China has pivoted towards a Digital Silk Road (and Health Silk Road). Irs foreign policy under another name. Will it work? Read more →
- Xi’s Dual Circulation Strategy: Can it succeed?
It sounds like a medical condition but 'dual circulation strategy' is China's decoupling strategy..... Read more →
- Raising taxes could tip us back into recession
Deficit cutting levels of tax rises would be untimely for the economy and dangerous for our democracy Read more →
- Financial repression and inflation loom for the UK economy
Though the economy is in a tentative recovery, rising public debt suggests that we will have recourse to methods of financial repression as well as higher inflation Read more →
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