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Xiao Geng

Xiao Geng

Writing for PS since 2012
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Xiao Geng, Chairman of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance, is a professor and Director of the Institute of Policy and Practice at the Shenzhen Finance Institute at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

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  1. China Needs a Better Innovation Ecosystem
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    China Needs a Better Innovation Ecosystem

    Apr 2, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng highlights shortcomings in the country's approach to financing high-tech firms.

  2. A Stablecoin Pilot in China?
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Feb 27, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.

  3. China’s Energy Dilemma
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    China’s Energy Dilemma

    Jan 31, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge the country’s leaders to respond to rising global energy prices by fighting deflation at home.

  4. The Future of China’s Financial System
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    The Future of China’s Financial System

    Nov 29, 2023 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng assess the outcome of the country’s first Central Financial Work Conference in six years.

  5. The Promise of China’s Sustainable-Development Path
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    The Promise of China’s Sustainable-Development Path

    Oct 31, 2023 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng explain why the country has been one of the few to make consistent progress toward the 2030 global goals.

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    America’s Childcare Is Unfit for the Postmodern Age

    Bruce Ackerman urges US President Joe Biden to put universal preschool at the center of his re-election campaign.
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    History Already Tells Us the Future of AI

    Daron Acemoglu & Simon Johnson find policy lessons for the 2020s in the work of the early-nineteenth-century economist David Ricardo.
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    Trump and the Risk of a US Debt Default

    William L. Silber thinks the former president would be even more reckless if awarded another term this year.
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    Europe’s Red Tape Is Helping Russia

    Laurence Boone & Nicu Popescu

    The European Union’s cumbersome and narrowly defined regulations for public procurement and spending are not simply inadequate; they are dangerous. They weaken the bloc’s ability to protect itself from a broad range of Russian hybrid attacks while prolonging Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.

    propose a European Defense Production Act to help fast-track processes for public procurement and spending.
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    What to Look for in Trump’s First Trial

    Eric Posner

    The intricate legal issues and colorful characters in Donald Trump's criminal trials will undoubtedly keep the media and the viewing public enraptured for months to come. But when it comes to the 2024 election, all that really matters is how the defendant appears to a narrow sliver of undecided voters.

    points out that optics, more than the law or the facts, will be what matters most for the election.
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    AI Holds the Key to Resilient Cities

    Justina Nixon-Saintil surveys the technology's foreseeable applications in promoting urban sustainable development.
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    How Risky Is Japan’s Monetary-Policy Normalization?

    Takatoshi Ito considers the implications of the central bank’s exit from negative interest rates and quantitative easing.
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    As Families Change, So Must the Safety Net

    Neha Bansal urges governments to implement policies that promote intergenerational integration and solidarity.
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    The Language of Political Control

    Robert Skidelsky views recent linguistic innovations as manipulative efforts to compel “correct” thought and perception.

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