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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. Shenzhen’s Next Transformation
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    Shenzhen’s Next Transformation

    Jul 3, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng consider the future of a small fishing village that became a global innovation hub.

  2. Economic Development in an Age of Great-Power Competition
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    Economic Development in an Age of Great-Power Competition

    May 30, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng considers developing countries’ prospects for boosting competitiveness amid rising US-China trade tensions.

  3. China Should Emulate Taiwan’s Tech Policies
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    China Should Emulate Taiwan’s Tech Policies

    Apr 30, 2024 Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge the Chinese government to follow the island's lead by embracing the financialization of innovation.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.
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    Preparing for a Future of Extreme Heat Waves

    Renzo R. Guinto urges political leaders to place resilience at the heart of housing, transport, and water policies.
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    Israel Is Enabling Iran’s War of Attrition

    Shlomo Ben-Ami thinks that Binyamin Netanyahu and his messianic allies are hastening the destruction of the Jewish state.
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    Unlocking IMF Reform

    Barry Eichengreen

    Sketching a reform agenda for the International Monetary Fund is easy; implementing reform is hard. It will require, among other things, the US to give up its veto in the institution, and China to assume more responsibility for global stability and the problems of other economies.

    writes that the key is a governance overhaul combined with a renewed focus on the Fund’s core mission.
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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.
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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.

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