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Mitra discusses what India needs to do to attract global supply chains in Economic Times
"Attracting GSCs to India is actually very hard work, without having any attractive catchphrase. There is no strategy other than considerable additional investment and effort into infrastructure and skill-building, tackling power bottlenecks, reforms in labour and land regulations and keeping protectionist forces at bay," writes Devashish Mitra, professor of economics and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.
See related: China, Economic Policy, India, International Agreements, Trade, United States
Gueorguiev, McDowell study on capital controls in China published
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Lovely discusses Trump's Hong Kong policy in CNN article
"Walking away from situations that challenge U.S. interests, as Trump has done with Hong Kong, only to hide behind a wall of ever higher barriers, will only serve to leave China unchecked and America increasingly alone," writes Professor Mary Lovely.
Ma quoted in South China Morning Post article on BLM movement, Asian-American community
Those of an older generation, whether in China or the U.S., generally prefer to circumvent discussion of politics and socioeconomic issues, says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology. "They have memories of the Cultural Revolution and they understand how divisive and how difficult it was and how much destruction it caused," she says.
See related: China, Civil Rights, United States
Lovely comments on the future of the US-China trade deal in South China Morning Post
"The priority the two sides are placing on the deal is not so much a way to repair damage as it is to not cause further damage," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "If the U.S. announces the deal is dead, Trump is locked into some kind of retaliation."
Lovely weighs in on US-China trade deal targets, tensions on NPR
Professor of Economics Mary Lovely says targets for exports of farm goods, factory products, and crude oil were always going to be a stretch, and that the coronavirus pandemic has made things worse.
Steinberg oped urges US-China cooperation to combat COVID19
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Lovely discusses COVID-19 impact on US-China trade deal in Wall Street Journal
Meeting the terms of the ["Phase One" trade] deal could now rely on the state’s willingness to step in and make the purchases instead of the private sector, says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "There are going to be a lot of businesses in China that are not going to survive this," she says, referring to the lockdowns associated with the coronavirus.
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Ma quoted in Politico article on new Chinese narrative on COVID-19, US
Now, "Chinese international students in the U.S. overwhelmingly consider China a safer place, with [their] government more competently handling the crisis than the American government," says Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology. "That is why so many Chinese students have returned home, despite the high risk of international travel and the enormous difficulty in buying airplane tickets."
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