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Chinese Property Market Downturn

Mansfield Foundation Senior Fellow Andrew Collier examined the recent downturn in China’s land and property market and the implications for local governments and for China’s economy in an op-ed  published in the South China Morning Post December 15.

China Stimulus Debate

Senior Fellow Andrew Collier , who regularly writes about China’s macroeconomy in his capacity as managing director of Orient Capital Research, examined the debate over whether to further stimulate China’s economy in “China Stimulus?  Even the People’s Bank of China...

Is Abe Bypassing Democracy to Push his Defence Agenda?

Mansfield Foundation Senior Fellow Takanori Sonoda examined Prime Minister Abe’s efforts to reinterpret Japan’s Constitution in “Is Abe bypassing democracy to push his defence agenda?” published in the East Asia Forum April 11, 2014.

Rural Bank Failures in China

Mansfield Foundation Senior Fellow Andrew Collier examines aspects of China’s financial system in two recent pieces, “Rural Bank Failures in China,” and “What Happens to the Renminbi?,” which addresses the implications of liberalizing interest rates.

China’s Economy and Small Business

In a January 20, 2014 article in the South China Morning Post, Mansfield Foundation Senior Fellow Andrew Collier and Sara Hsu (State University of New York at New Paltz) caution that as China’s economy slows, “SMEs [small and medium-sized enterprises] are going to...