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Andrew Sheng

Andrew Sheng

Writing for PS since 2011
130 commentaries
1 videos & podcasts

Andrew Sheng, a distinguished fellow at the Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong, is a member of the UNEP Advisory Council on Sustainable Finance.

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  1. China Girds for Tough Times
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    China Girds for Tough Times

    Nov 1, 2022 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng view Xi Jinping's appointment of allies to top leadership posts as proof that he sees trouble ahead.

  2. In Search of a Development Plan for Asia
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    In Search of a Development Plan for Asia

    Sep 27, 2022 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that bottom-up institutions – not top-down strategies – are the key to regional integration.

  3. Sustainable Development Is a Matter of Market Design
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    Sustainable Development Is a Matter of Market Design

    Aug 30, 2022 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that better coordination and stronger incentives are needed to kickstart progress toward the SDGs.

  4. The G20 in an Age of War
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    The G20 in an Age of War

    Aug 2, 2022 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng consider how the G7 countries can better engage with emerging-market and developing economies.

  5. It Takes a Smart Village to Build Sustainable Prosperity
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    It Takes a Smart Village to Build Sustainable Prosperity

    Jun 28, 2022 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng trace the triple food, energy, and water crisis the world now faces to the degradation of rural communities.

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    Will Crypto Survive?

    Kenneth Rogoff assesses the strategies regulators could adopt in the aftermath of the FTX debacle.
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    Done With Deglobalization?

    Michael Spence sees reason to hope that the scales may soon tip back from international confrontation to cooperation.
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    The Unbearable Uselessness of Crypto

    Andrés Velasco explains why FTX's collapse should sink a hyped-up lie bobbing on an ocean of libertarian technobabble.
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    Is Germany Sick Again?

    Hans-Werner Sinn pours cold water on the fantasy that European economies can weather gas shortages with minimal pain.
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    America's Silent Progressive Majority

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Now that the American electorate appears to have rejected Republican extremism, many will argue that US President Joe Biden and the Democrats should tack right to capture centrist voters. But this would be a mistake, given where voters' preferences increasingly lie.

    considers what the midterm election results indicate about voters' real priorities.
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    Big Tech Gets Derailed

    Jonathan Levy traces the origins of the sector's recent turmoil to the nineteenth-century rise of the corporation.
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    Will the West Give in to Russia?

    From soaring inflation to a deepening energy crisis, the United States and Europe are facing no shortage of economic challenges, and Russia’s war against Ukraine – and the sanctions imposed in response to it – bears much of the blame. As Russia launches new rounds of missile attacks, we asked PS commentators what the West should be doing for Ukraine – and how likely it is to do it.

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    The Techno-Feudal Method to Musk’s Twitter Madness

    Yanis Varoufakis explains that the issue is neither vanity nor public service, but rather the need to acquire cloud capital.
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    The Case for Mandating Climate-Risk Disclosure

    Timothy Meyer, et al. defend the legal and economic justification for the US Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed new rule.

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