I wrote a piece for Forbes explaining that contrary to what many analysts say, the enormous investments in infrastructure in China will be good for the economy and also visionary on the part of China’s leadership: http://www.forbes.com/sites/annlee/2012/07/22/why-chinas-high-investment-levels-wont-hurt-them/
Fast Track to U.S. Immigration? The Chicago Tribune writes about the pitfalls of the EB-5 visa program and quotes my opinion about the state of its execution thus far.
Romney Needs the Ethnic Vote to Shrink the Ethnic Gap Pew released a report that shows that for the first time, Asian Americans surpassed Hispanics in the U.S. population. In the Fiscal Times, Editor in Chief Jacqueline Leo provides a news analysis about the implications of this development and widely quotes me in her article
What is on the Horizon for Asia-Latin America Trade? The Latin American Advisor, a magazine focused on developments in Latin America, asked for my thoughts on the future of the Asia-Latin America trade corridor. The piece that followed showcased my opinion along with two others. Take a look at what we have to say here.
The Idiocy of Certain Media Individuals Rich Lowry, editor of the National Review, wrote a piece in the New York Post today arguing that the Bo Xilai scandal in China proves that the U.S. is superior. He says that “China should learn from us,” implying that there is nothing to learn from China. The problem
U.S.-China Trade: Headed for Trade War? (also on HuffPo and Policy Shop) Reuters has reported that a bill about to be signed by Obama will allow existing tariffs on imported goods from China to stay in place after they were threatened by a court ruling. At a time when there seems to be little bipartisan
It was with great sadness when I learned that HuffingtonPost began censoring blog posts. I had been a blogger there since 2006, and before HuffPo was sold to AOL, all of my posts were automatically posted to the site instantly. The beauty of blogposts is that the truth can come out without someone else suppressing
The World Bank and China’s Development Research Center released a report calling for China to make a number of economic reforms in order to develop a more sustainable economy. This was widely reported in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Seattle Times. It claims that China cannot sustain growth unless it does a long
The FT reported that China’s central bank has argued for loosening its capital controls in a landmark report: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/bd948148-5dfd-11e1-8c87-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1nDRQgZ00 Such a move if it were to happen would be a giant boon to the U.S. financial sector for the following reasons: -It could create the potential for a whole new set of derivative products. -It
The Prince With The Common Touch (also on Policy Blog) | Ann Lee “We’ve displayed to this world leader our work ethic, No. 1, and our value for friendship; that’s No. 2,” Mayor DeWayne M. Hopkins said in an interview at City Hall. “If that message can be disseminated into the rest of the United States