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Andrew Sheng

Andrew Sheng

Writing for PS since 2011
149 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

Andrew Sheng is a distinguished fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong.

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  1. Shenzhen’s Next Transformation
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    Shenzhen’s Next Transformation

    Jul 3, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng consider the future of a small fishing village that became a global innovation hub.

  2. Economic Development in an Age of Great-Power Competition
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    Economic Development in an Age of Great-Power Competition

    May 30, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng considers developing countries’ prospects for boosting competitiveness amid rising US-China trade tensions.

  3. China Should Emulate Taiwan’s Tech Policies
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    China Should Emulate Taiwan’s Tech Policies

    Apr 30, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge the Chinese government to follow the island's lead by embracing the financialization of innovation.

  4. China Needs a Better Innovation Ecosystem
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    China Needs a Better Innovation Ecosystem

    Apr 2, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng highlights shortcomings in the country's approach to financing high-tech firms.

  5. A Stablecoin Pilot in China?
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Feb 27, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.

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    Rich Countries Must Meet Their Biodiversity Financing Pledges

    Mary Robinson urges international policymakers to use the upcoming COP16 summit to close the nature-finance gap.
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    Inequality Spurs Democratic Backsliding

    Susan Stokes shows that countries with fairer economies are less likely to succumb to authoritarian populism.
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    Bracing for a More Inflationary World

    Raghuram G. Rajan thinks central banks will remain under pressure to maintain tighter policies over the medium term.
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    The Irrationality of EU Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Daniel Gros argues that Europe should be both subsidizing its own green industries and welcoming low-cost green imports.
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    Do We Need a Plaza Accord 2.0?

    Koichi Hamada thinks that policymakers should instead focus on the benefits provided by a flexible exchange-rate regime.
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    The False Distinction Between Industrial and Economic Policy

    Célestin Monga explains why differentiating between “vertical” and “horizontal” government intervention does not hold water.
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    Don’t Be Fooled by China’s Third Plenum

    Stephen S. Roach reminds Western observers that the Chinese government's real priorities are very different from their own.
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    What the New Left Needs

    Dani Rodrik

    The new left that is emerging in Europe and the US must confront head-on both the new structure of the economy and the productivity imperative. Only then will it turn into the genuine political movement of the future and a credible alternative against today's populist far right.

    sketches a worker-focused economic program that can take the wind out of right-wing populists' sails.
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    What to Make of the New Russia-North Korea Alliance

    Yoon Young-kwan

    A new military alliance between Russia and North Korea has unnerved China as much as it has the United States and its Asian allies, owing to its potential to destabilize all of Northeast Asia. In developing its response, the West should leverage this strategic incongruence between China and its junior allies.

    thinks a new treaty introduces major new risks that could force China to rein in its junior partners.

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