In a SOAS China Institute debate, four of us discussed if China’s economic rise is sustainable. Here are my conclusions
China’s new Five-Year Plan focuses on self-reliance more than any other since its reform and opening up began. But authoritarianism, top-down directives, and social control are likely to stifle innovation and ambitious development goals.
The intersect between economic and national security is spawning turbulence and volatility in Sino-US and Sino-western relations
Predictions of a “Chernobyl Moment” for the Chinese Communist Party in early 2020 have proven incorrect. China has won the bragging rights for recovery, but there is much more, and less to this than the narrative suggests
First published: LSE Ideas 03/11/2020
If the 2008 financial crisis and aftermath was the time China lost respect for the western economic model,
It sounds like a medical condition but ‘dual circulation strategy’ is China’s decoupling strategy…..