Listen! Wessel’s Economic Update: The Chinese model for economic innovation

David Wessel, senior fellow and director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, explains the market policies China has pursued to spur economic development and innovation and how they differ from the American model. … http://bit.ly/2IrGU59

Listen! Wessel’s Economic Update: The Chinese model for economic innovation

David Wessel, senior fellow and director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, explains the market policies China has pursued to spur economic development and innovation and how they differ from the American model. … http://bit.ly/2IrGU59

China’s new top government leaders

China’s state leaders were revealed on March 18, 2018 at the conclusion of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC). Most notably, the NPC approved a constitutional change abolishing term limits for China’s president Xi Jinping. Below are background profiles for the seven top government leaders. For more information on China’s top party leaders, see our background profiles … http://brook.gs/2GJZCAI

Is China’s development finance a challenge to the international order?

China in recent years has become a major funder of infrastructure in the developing world. The big Chinese financing push started shortly after the global financial crisis (GFC). Starting in 2013 China “branded” the program under the rubric of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). In speeches in Kazakhstan and Indonesia, President Xi Jinping proposed the Silk Road Economic … http://brook.gs/2nvCs8M

Was pre-Trump U.S. policy towards China based on “false” premises?

China in Trump’s National Security Strategy. Those who liked President Trump’s inaugural address last January and his speech to the Republican National Convention in July 2016 will find much to applaud in the National Security Strategy (NSS) his administration published on December 18. Like Trump’s speeches, the NSS describes a world inhabited by hostile forces that … http://brook.gs/2CFwURN