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Chang-Tai Hsieh

Chang-Tai Hsieh

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Chang-Tai Hsieh is Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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  1. How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Feb 26, 2024 Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.

  2. How America Should Support Taiwan
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    How America Should Support Taiwan

    Apr 12, 2023 Chang-Tai Hsieh & Jason Hsu explain how US efforts to on-shore semiconductor production are imperiling the island’s security.

  3. Taiwan’s Fatal Attractions
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    Taiwan’s Fatal Attractions

    Apr 1, 2022 Chang-Tai Hsieh thinks the island’s eagerness for diplomatic recognition is undermining its security.

  4. Bury the US-China Trade Agreement
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    Bury the US-China Trade Agreement

    Feb 16, 2022 Chang-Tai Hsieh thinks the failure to implement fully the 2020 “phase one” deal is cause for celebration.

  5. Countering Chinese Industrial Policy Is Counterproductive
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    Countering Chinese Industrial Policy Is Counterproductive

    Sep 15, 2021 Chang-Tai Hsieh argues that US economic strategy is failing to address the unique challenge posed by China.

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    America’s Manufacturing Renaissance Will Create Few Good Jobs

    Dani Rodrik shows why policies to boost employment in the twenty-first century ultimately must focus on services.
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    Minxin Pei on China’s economy, surveillance state, repression of dissent, and more

    Minxin Pei doubts China’s government is willing to do what is needed to restore growth, describes the low-tech approaches taken by the country’s vast security apparatus, considers the Chinese social-credit system’s repressive potential, and more.
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    Who Should Decide If It’s Genocide?

    David Alton, et al. urge British policymakers to take a proactive approach to addressing mass-atrocity crimes.
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    The Bretton Woods Institutions We Need

    Joaquim Levy, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank can rise to current global challenges.
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    The World Cannot Afford to Ignore the Poorest Countries

    Indermit Gill & M. Ayhan Kose warn that a growing gap between the world’s haves and have-nots will undercut global goals.
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    The World Is Still on Fire

    Lawrence H. Summers & N.K. Singh

    For the last several years, world leaders have made big promises and laid out bold plans to mitigate the climate crisis and help the neediest countries adapt. At this year's World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, they must demonstrate that they can fulfill these promises, rather than simply touting new ones.

    think policymakers need to get four things right to shore up the credibility of the international system.
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    Israel Must End the Gaza War

    Dennis Ross

    With the exception of the extreme right, no one in Israel wants to be stuck in Gaza, responsible for 2.4 million Palestinians, and facing a likely insurgency. Israel can end this war soon and save those hostages who are still alive, having demilitarized Gaza and set the stage for an alternative to Hamas.

    thinks the only strategic objective that matters is close – or close enough – to being met.
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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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