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
- Whither China’s investment in the UK
- Whatever RCEP is, it’s not the answer to the slump in world trade
- Ofcom, CGTN and BBC row, the latest nail in Britain’s golden era coffin with China
- It’s ok to call the Chinese Communist Party to account
- Protecting lives and protecting the economy is not a choice
- Going after the private sector: Xi on a mission
First published: SOAS China Institute 24/08/2021
Mao Zedong waged war,Read more →
- Why a China-centered future is still uncertain
First published: New Statesman 10/08/2021
China is on a regulatory warpath against its own private technology firms.Read more →
- Markets haven’t even begun to reflect China-US decoupling risks
Sell-off in Didi shares is a clear warning of the dichotomy faced by investors Read more →
- The Chinese Communist Party may yet go the way of its Soviet peer
As China’s rulers celebrate a centenary, political and economic headwinds are starting to blow Read more →
- An interview on China
In conversation with Andrew Milligan,Read more →
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