Damien Ma, co-founder of MacroPolo and Fellow and Associate Director of the Think Tank at the Paulson Institute, talks to YCW about launching a new digital platform in the crowded China-watching space, and how he uses scarcity as a device to analyze China’s trajectory.
China’s Social Credit System will collect big data on every single citizen by 2020. In the latest MERICS expert podcast, Shazeda Ahmed examines the motivations, challenges and perceptions of the system.
Matt Sheehan, Fellow at the Paulson Institute and creator of the Chinafornia newsletter, speaks to YCW about writing on China, U.S.-China cross-border investments, and going viral on Chinese social media.
Colum Murphy, Editorial Director of Sixth Tone, discusses the progress of China’s first state-owned, English-language digital publication. Sixth Tone went live in April of 2016 and is the sister publication of The Paper. Murphy also delves into media and journalism in China.
Shen Dingli, Associate Dean at Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies and adviser on arms control and regional security, talks to YCW about the most pressing security issues facing China, spanning land reclamation in the South China Sea, Sino-U.S. relations, agitation from Pyongyang, Taiwan and tension with India. A must read for any China-watchers with a security focus.