Have You Seen… On Water
A curated collection of reports and insights on water as an indispensable resource and as a destructive force of nature.
More Honesty and Less Politics Needed on GDPby Patrick Low
Vice President of Research Patrick Low on why the GDP is a flawed metric.
China’s Trial-and-Error Economyby Andrew Sheng, Xiao Geng
China needs a sustainable growth model for its economy. What will work and what won’t?Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng, Vice President, China weigh in.
Bringing Shadow Banking into the Light: Opportunity for Financial Reform in Chinaby Andrew Sheng, Ng Chow Soon
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng and Ng Chow Soon look at the emergence of shadow banking, and its opportunities and challenges for the reform of China’s financial sector.
In Conversation with Xiao Geng: On The Takeaways of NPC 2015
Stability, the economy and reform were key themes at this year’s National People’s Congress. Xiao Geng, Vice President, China, weighs in.
Have You Seen... On Water
A curated collection of reports and insights about water as an indispensable resource, and as a
In Conversation with Xiao Geng: On The Takeaways from NPC 2015
The third session of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) ended on March 15, 2015. Xiao
Have You Seen... On NPC 2015
A curated collection of reports and insights on the 3rd Session of the 12th National People's
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
Rebooting China to a Different Growth Model
Academic Council Chairman and Nobel prize winner Michael Spence sees an urgent need for China to enact economic reforms.
China’s Climate Commitment
Distinguished Fellow Lord Nicholas Stern on China and what it can teach the world about curbing pollution and environmental destruction.
Can the Chinese government follow through on its ambitious reform and development plans?
Regional Trade Deals Can Advance Integration of Economies
Vice President of Research Patrick Low says mega-regional treaties may set the trend for comprehensive partnership among members if they live up
Rebalancing China’s Economy from 1978 to 2013
China’s economy is at a crossroads again, writes Fung Global Institute President Andrew Sheng and Director of Research Xiao Geng, but if it