Public Seminar: China’s Financial Future
China may be the world’s second largest economy today, but has its financial system caught up? This public seminar will be held association with the University of Hong Kong on June 8, 2015.
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A World of Underinvestmentby Michael Spence
Academic Council Chairman Michael Spence calls for more public investment to spur long-term growth.
China Needs to Reassess Approach To Two-track EconomyXiao Geng
China’s economic development is entering a critical phase and should be viewed as an organic, and holistic process.
After the Miracle, China's Next Transformationby Andrew Sheng
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng assesses China’s risks and options amid Europe’s debt crisis, the U.S.’s halting recovery and China’s own growth slowdown.
In Conversation With Joseph Bower: On Shareholder Activism
Professor Joseph L Bower, Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School discusses the roots of today’s shareholder activism.
Have You Seen... On Shareholder Activism
A curated collection of insights and reports on shareholder activism- what drives it, and the
In Conversation with Joseph Bower: On Shareholder Activism
Professor Joseph L Bower, Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard
Have You Seen... On Growth in Emerging Asia
A curated collection of reports and insights into the growth patterns of Asia's emerging economies.
The Fung Global Institute is an independent think tank, based in Hong Kong, that generates and disseminates innovative business-relevant research on global issues from Asian perspectives.
Studying growth in Developing Asia today needs more than the mathematical result of inputs and outputs. It is a complex task involving the examination of how strategies and systems interact to allow economies to pursue sustainable growth in times of great change. At the heart of this study is China.View more
Finance & Macroeconomics
As Asia’s growth continues, we look at key developments in the areas of finance including currency internationalization and shadow banking, as well as economics. We then ask how these are likely to impact Asia, the global financial architecture and the global economy.View more
Countries used to believe that in the early stages of development they could grow first and deal with environmental problems later. Those days are over. Prosperity is achievable in Asia, but it must come with a responsible approach to the environment and an awareness of ecological needs and constraints.View more
Trade & Investment
Services play a crucial and often dominant role in global value chains, contributing to job creation and economic development. As patterns of production, trade, investment and consumption evolve, we ask how the next generation of GVCs will shift, jobs, income, profits and wealth.View more
Lending in the Dark
Fung Global Institute President Andrew Sheng, and Vice President of Research Xiao Geng say China should be more concerned about the quality, over
The Blurry Frontiers of Economic Policy
Policies set at a local level are increasingly affecting other economies writes Academic Council Chairman Michael Spence.
China Knows That, Where Trade and Investment Lead, a Global Currency Follows
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng writes that China's enthusiasm for the new Silk Road fits into its plans for the renminbi.
Can the Circular Economy Inform Asia’s Growth Challenges?
Andrew Morlet and Fellow Pamela Mar write on the need for both manufacturers and consumers to move away from the "take-make-dispose" system.
Working Towards New Sustainable Development Goals
Fellow Pamela Mar talks about the far-reaching impact of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).