YCW recently partnered with the Lau China Institute at King’s College London to launch an essay competition on the topic: “How will China change the world?” One of the runners-up, Matthew Phan, delivered a comprehensive analysis of China’s economic growth and its impact on current thinking about trajectories of development.
YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter dissect the impact of Brexit on China’s relations with the UK and EU, and find that an independent Britain would mean disadvantages for London and Brussels, but possible benefits for Beijing.
Jeffrey Towson, best-selling author, professor, and private equity investor, offers sage advice for those seeking opportunities in the Middle Kingdom: Whether searching for an investment opportunity or finding a job, “You don’t want to compete fairly in China.” Read on to learn how he’s differentiated himself in a crowded marketplace and how you can too.
China will need economic and political reforms to keep up growth, says Arthur Kroeber of Gavecal Dragonomics. In this podcast from MERICS, a YCW Partner, Kroeber argues that the transition to a new growth model won’t be possible without cutting back state-owned enterprises, restructuring financial markets, and promoting globally competitive innovation.
Agatha Kratz is a Policy Fellow within the European Council on Foreign Relation’s (ECFR) Asia & China program, working on China’s economic policies, outward investments and reform process. She is also a PhD candidate at King’s College London’s Lau China Institute,