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Angela Huyue Zhang

Angela Huyue Zhang

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Angela Huyue Zhang, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Philip K. H. Center for Chinese Law at the University of Hong Kong, is the author of the forthcoming High Wire: How China Regulates Big Tech and Governs its Economy (Oxford University Press, 2024). She will soon join the faculty of the USC Gould School of Law.

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  1. Angela Huyue Zhang on Chinese innovation, regulation, AI, and more
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    Angela Huyue Zhang on Chinese innovation, regulation, AI, and more

    Mar 19, 2024 Angela Huyue Zhang warns that China’s lax approach to regulating artificial intelligence could lead to a crisis, highlights the impact of the market’s deep-seated mistrust of the Chinese legal system, considers how Western regulatory trends influence China, and more.

  2. The Case for Regulating Generative AI Through Common Law
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    The Case for Regulating Generative AI Through Common Law

    Feb 15, 2024 S. Alex Yang & Angela Huyue Zhang propose a regulatory framework that is both adaptable and tailored to specific contexts.

  3. China’s Short-Sighted AI Regulation
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    China’s Short-Sighted AI Regulation

    Dec 8, 2023 Angela Huyue Zhang assesses a recent court ruling allowing copyright protection for content generated by artificial intelligence.

  4. Chinese Regulators Give AI Firms a Helping Hand
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    Chinese Regulators Give AI Firms a Helping Hand

    Oct 3, 2023 Angela Huyue Zhang thinks the rules governing generative artificial intelligence give domestic firms a competitive advantage.

  5. Alibaba and the Forced Restructuring
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    Alibaba and the Forced Restructuring

    Apr 5, 2023 Jin Li & Angela Huyue Zhang decode the market's jubilant reaction to the tech giant's flawed plan to split into six independent entities.

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    A Weak, Uneven Global Recovery

    Eswar Prasad & Caroline Smiltneks explain why domestic political divisions and inflationary pressures jeopardize current market optimism.
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    Will Cambridge Support Free Speech?

    Peter Singer examines the university’s ongoing case against Nathan Cofnas, a research fellow who advocates “race realism.”
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    Can China Get Out of Its Rut?

    China’s authorities have powerful economic-policy levers at their disposal to achieve their 5% growth target this year and to put the economy on a more sustainable long-term growth path. But several trends – from the shift toward state capitalism to population aging to the loss of goodwill between Chinese and Americans – could thwart China’s ambition to join the ranks of high-income countries by mid-century.

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    China Stifles Its Own Debate

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    For more than two decades, the China Development Forum was a meeting where foreign business, political, and academic leaders could debate the state of the Chinese economy with the country’s highest leaders. But this year’s gathering eschewed open and honest dialogue, in favor of telling only “good stories” about China.

    bemoans the transformation of the country’s most important platform for open dialogue into a schmooze-fest.
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    Leaving Africa’s Colonial-Era Currency Will Be Hard, But May Be Wise

    Peter Doyle considers how exiting the CFA franc zone could benefit Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, despite the challenges.
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    Europe’s War Jitters

    Shlomo Ben-Ami urges EU member states to prepare for the possibility of the US abandoning its NATO commitments.
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    Governments Must Shape AI’s Future

    Mariana Mazzucato & Fausto Gernone

    As with social media, the incentives around AI are aligned for rent extraction, where large companies, acting as intermediaries, amass profits at others’ expense. Governments urgently need to step in to ensure that the technology is being designed and brought to market in ways that will serve the common good.

    urge policymakers to see themselves as proactive participants in technological innovation and market-making.
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    How Guyana Became Latin America’s Leading Development Lab

    Iván Duque Márquez highlights the current government’s unique approach to managing its renewable and non-renewable resources.
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    Beating Back Populists at the Grassroots

    Sławomir Sierakowski interprets the seemingly mixed results of recent municipal and provincial elections in Poland.

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