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April 27, 2008

China
china_hot_money_april_08_1 What keeps Zhou Xiaochuan up at night

Friday’s Lex column highlighted the possibility that China’s real reserve growth may be far higher than the published increase in its reserves – and thus a lot more hot money may be flowing into Chin…

November 29, 2017

China
female-entrepreneur To Make China’s Female Entrepreneurs Count, Let’s Go Beyond Just Counting Them

Natalie Au is an intern for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. This week, the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit began in Hyderabad, India, focusing on the theme of “Women…

January 8, 2007

China
Zhou v. Spence (and all the steps Zhou is taking to manage China’s surging surplus)

Spence:Casual conversation and commentary lead most Americans to think that this accumulation of reserves corresponds to a large trade surplus in China, achieved by holding the value of their currenc…

May 26, 2017

Cybersecurity
Ke Jie faces off against Google's AlphaGo Cyber Week in Review: May 25, 2017

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Rogue Cyber State? In recent weeks, cybersecurity researchers following the digital breadcr…

April 1, 2018

China
The China Mission

A spellbinding narrative of the high-stakes mission that changed the course of America, China, and global politics—and a rich portrait of the towering, complex figure who carried it out.

March 1, 2016

Trade
China Economy China’s Volatile Growth

This article was co-authored with Fred Hu, Chairman and Founder of Primavera Capital Group, a China-based global investment firm. MILAN – Uncertainty about China’s economic prospects is roiling gl…

March 10, 2008

Monetary Policy
What are Zhou and al-Sayyari doing? Reserve management and the Fed’s balance sheet operations

Paul Krugman noted that his discussion of the Fed’s recent policy steps was rather wonkish. If that is true, my comments will be off-the-wonkish charts. I want to try to bring the actions of foreign …

June 12, 2015

China
Migrant Boat Edited This Week in Markets and Democracy: Corruption in China, Mediterranean Migrant Crisis, Child Labor, and Turkish Elections

This is the third post of a new series on the Development Channel, "This Week in Markets and Democracy." Each Friday, CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program, will highlight the week’s no…

September 4, 2014

China
Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS

“The various currencies, which were all maintained on a stable basis in relation to gold and to one another, facilitated the easy flow of capital and of trade to an extent the full value of which …

October 17, 2013

The statue of Grief and History stands in front of the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington (Kevin Lamarque/Courtesy Reuters). America the Reckless

MILAN--The world’s developed countries face growth and employment shortfalls, while developing countries are confronting huge challenges in adapting to increasingly volatile capital flows while adjus…