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April 20, 2015

Human Rights
India Could Use Its Historic Free Speech Judgment to Reset Its Position on Internet Governance. Will It?  

Mahima Kaul is the head of the cyber and media initiative at the Observer Research Foundation, a think tank in India. You can follow her on Twitter @misskaul.  “The global can never become meaningfu…

Modi India CFR Cyber Net Politics

October 28, 2014

Bangladesh: Capitalist Haven

Earlier this month, the Pew Research Center released the second of two major reports detailing findings from a global public opinion survey on economic issues conducted last spring in forty-four coun…


April 14, 2009

Elections and Voting
India’s Electoral Politics

As the world’s largest democracy goes to the polls, this Backgrounder looks at the laws, major players, and issues, including economic reform, caste, and religion, that have shaped India’s politics.

September 12, 2006

The IMF can do better

It is pretty clear by now that China’s trade surplus is going to be in the $150b range, and its current account surplus is going to be well above $200b  The IMF does itself no favors by releasing a f…

July 25, 2007


I thought the reason why China couldn't revalue its currency was its desperate need for jobs -- you know, all those migrants from rural China who needed to be absorbed into the modern economy.   …

March 9, 2011

McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics, "How Should the U.S. Address Its Chinese Trade Imbalance?"

CFR panel of experts on China: Eswar Prasad, the Nandlal Tolani senior professor of trade policy at Cornell University, former head of the China Division at the International Monetary Fund; Shang-Jin Wei, N.T. Wang professor of Chinese business and economy at Columbia University, former head of the Trade and Investment Division of the International Monetary Fund; and Peter Schiff, who is the president and chief global strategist for Euro Pacific Capital.

March 9, 2011

McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: How Should the United States Address Its Chinese Trade Imbalance?

JOYCE CHANG: Well, good morning, everyone. If I could get your attention, please -- good morning. It's a pleasure to be here. I'm Joyce Chang, and I run J.P. Morgan's global emerging markets and gl…

March 9, 2011

How Should the United States Address Its Chinese Trade Imbalance?

Experts outline variables such as nominal exchange rates, foreign exchange interventions, and macroeconomic imbalances as contributing factors affecting the trade relations between China and the Unit…

July 22, 2009

Monetary Policy
Two trillion and counting …

China’s latest surge in reserves – a surge that look its total holdings over two trillion dollars – didn’t really register in the financial media. China’s first trillion was a big story. The s…


April 22, 2007

China’s macroeconomic policy dilemmas

Like many with strong opinions, I sometimes criticize (politely, I hope) press coverage of topics that I follow closely.  For example, I have long thought that coverage of China’s consumption boom sh…