April 3, 2019Southeast Asia
It has become accepted, among most experts on democracy, and among policymakers, that democracy worldwide is in increasing peril. This year’s Freedom in the World annual report on the state of democr…
March 14, 2019China
How the fragile macro-economic base of China’s external adjustment could intersect with China 2025 and generate a new "China" shock.
October 24, 2018China
There are countries in Asia that could credibly be charged with "manipulating" their currencies. China currently is not one of them.
May 1, 2018Taiwan
The strange case of Taiwan and its life insurance industry.
April 13, 2018Thailand
The U.S. Treasury Department’s next foreign exchange report is due on April 15—so it should come out soon, maybe even tonight. Normally the section on China attracts all the attention. But righ…
October 11, 2017China
Chinese scholar Shen Yi argues that China needs to be more assertive in its demands, and drive a harder bargain with the United States over cyber issues.
April 29, 2013Europe and Eurasia
Benn’s new book The Battle of Bretton Woods has been called “the gold standard on its topic” by the New York Times, “a triumph of economic and diplomatic history” by the Financial Times, and “a su…