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What to worry about when you're worrying about China

There's a lot of good stuff in Nick Kristof's overview of contemporary Chinese politics, but this is the part most relevant to the topics I cover: Trade is at the heart of the tensions [between America and China], and...

By Ezra Klein  | January 20, 2011; 4:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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The most important two sentences I've read on China's economy

From David Leonhardt's terrific piece on the same: Saying that China does not have a big-enough consumer economy is really another way of saying that not enough of its resources reach the broad mass of its people. If they...

By Ezra Klein  | November 29, 2010; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Why China has so many fake divorces

China is facing a large real-estate bubble driven in part by newly affluent Chinese buying properties as investments. The Chinese government knows this, so they've imposed a one-house-per-family rule. But as Patrick Chovanec explains, it isn't working out as they...

By Ezra Klein  | November 22, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Markets for everything -- including creating new markets

China wants a dynamic, innovative economy. And that means patents. So China wants its citizens to apply for lots of patents. And so: Professors who do so are more likely to win tenure. Workers and students who file patents are...

By Ezra Klein  | October 18, 2010; 5:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Problems ahead for China's banks?

Patrick Chovanec is an associate professor at Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management in Beijing. Prior to that, he worked for several private equity funds focused on China, and continues to serve as a fund adviser. He's also got...

By Ezra Klein  | June 9, 2010; 1:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  China, Interviews  
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Is China in a housing bubble?

Patrick Chovanec is an associate professor at Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management in Beijing, China. Prior to that, he worked for several private equity funds focused on China, and continues to serve as a fund adviser. He's also...

By Ezra Klein  | June 9, 2010; 10:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Inputs, outputs and growth, Ezra Klein , June 4, 2010
Labor competition in Asia, Ezra Klein , June 1, 2010
Human capital and China, Ezra Klein , May 31, 2010
China and the market, Ezra Klein , May 28, 2010
China's race with growth, Ezra Klein , May 26, 2010
China's power, and how they use it, Ezra Klein , May 25, 2010
Dumpling follies, Ezra Klein , May 24, 2010
China's banking reforms, Ezra Klein , May 24, 2010
Asymmetric warfare, Ezra Klein , November 12, 2009
China Facts, Ezra Klein , October 6, 2009
Should We Worry About The Chinese?, Ezra Klein , June 16, 2009
 
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