George Magnus reflects on whether the crackdown on private firms and entrepreneurs is a compulsive political campaign leading China down an economic path it would not otherwise choose.
Turing its back on reform and opening up for a highly centralised and controlled totalitarian system may prove to be the deepest of all flaws in China’s aspirational economic model, writes George Magnus.
China’s better compatibility with neoliberalism has contributed to its rapid economic growth, while Japan’s conflict with neoliberalism has resulted in its economic decline, argues Dr Fumihito Gotoh.
Dr Sam Beatson writes about potential consequences of the US ‘de-coupling’ from China.
George Magnus comments on competition and rivalry between China and the Untied States.
Dr Lauren A. Johnston comments about population ageing and the Chinese economy.
Dr Lauren A. Johnston write’s about China’s economy, with respect to demographics and China’s economic relations especially.
Shuting Xia discusses self-employment and insecurity in China’s labour market.
Dr Jane Du writes about China’s labour market stability, slowing growth and aging population.
What is Xi’s ‘dual circulation strategy’? China watchers are endeavouring to understand more clearly what this is at an important time, says George Magnus.