Felix Nozon
18 August 2015

The heavy depreciation of the Chinese currency this week led to a worldwide shock through currency and stock markets. China's spot renminbi fell nearly 2 percent in early trading on Tuesday,...
Razeen Sally
24 June 2013

The US, EU and China are the Big Three in the world. Since the global financial crisis, the conventional wisdom is that the US and EU are in decline, while China races ahead. I would turn this...
Steve Davies
3 July 2012

  In the late 1960s and early 1970s, at the height of the Cultural Revolution unleashed by Mao Tse Tung against his opponents in the Communist Party, China was the Mecca for a whole...
David Campbell
4 April 2011

In an earlier post, I described the outright scandal that dominated the initial operation of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The granting of Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs) of an...
Mark Pennington
28 February 2011

Joseph Stiglitz is, quite rightly in my view, one of the most respected economists of his generation. Whatever one thinks about the interventionist policy conclusions that he derives from the...
Philip Booth
15 November 2010

Trade economics is a complex subject, especially when you bring in the capital flows side of things. Reflecting on his recent visit to China, David Cameron said that he believed strongly...
Nick Silver
12 January 2009

I argued in a previous blog article that an ageing population is not necessarily problematic provided pay-as-you-go (PAYG) pension systems are scaled back. However, there is always an...