Commentary

Can China beat deflation?

Can China beat deflation?

At a time of slowing economic growth and massive corporate debts, a deflationary spiral would be China’s worst nightmare. And the risk is mounting. The producer price index (PPI...

A moonshot to save a warming planet

A moonshot to save a warming planet

Every silver lining has a cloud. The technologies that offer human beings comforts and opportunities that would have been unimaginable two centuries ago ultimately depend on an...

Why the US should include China in TPP

Why the US should include China in TPP

On Monday, United States President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that was passed by Congress last week giving him the authority to “fast-track” negotiations for the...

India’s child labour laws hurt the poor

India’s child labour laws hurt the poor

India has made encouraging progress in recent years on reducing the number of children forced to work instead of pursuing their education. Unfortunately, recent actions by the...

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