China’s real economic problem: they increase capital spending, but are not able to improve productivity that is already at a shockingly low level, says leading economist Arthur Kroeber, author of China’s Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know®, at a panel at CSIS discussing with Thomas Orlik, Chief Economist for Bloomberg Economics, and author of the book, China: The Bubble That Never Pops. While an economic collapse is unlikely, a grinding halt to economic development might be its largest danger, Kroeber adds.
Marketing guru Ashley Dudarenok explains how content producers can create and monetize their intellectual property (IP). The country is leaving behind its image of a robber of IP and has developed a booming industry of cultural products, allowing to make real money, she explains at her vlog.
Political analyst Victor Shih, author of Coalitions of the Weak, (2022), looks at the new policies and people emerging ahead of the upcoming 20th Party Congress. While party-secretary Xi Jinping will be up for a third term, Premier Li Keqiang, typically in charge of economic affairs will be replaced, he tells at the China Edge.
Leading political analyst Victor Shih joins a panel at the Atlantic Council to discuss China’s top leadership, including the different style premier Li Keqiang tries to display in a situation where little deviation from the top leadership is possible. Including the leadership perspective on the Shanghai lockdown.
Both consumers and e-commerce firms in China are preparing for the famous 618 shopping festival. Marketing guru Ashley Dudarenok explains in her vlog why consumers love the largest of many online shopping festivals and why e-commerce firms need a boost in a market that is not growing as fast as in the past.