A Chinese recession is inevitable – don’t think it won’t affect you | Kenneth Rogoff

Analysts say a Chinese recession would only hurt the region. That may be wishful thinkingWhen China finally has its inevitable growth recession – which will almost surely be amplified by a financial crisis, given the economy’s massive leverage – how wi…

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Crazy Rich Asians can teach us about the region’s economic rise | Kenneth Rogoff

The surprise hit movie should lead to many more such stories being told by HollywoodIn the surprise hit movie Crazy Rich Asians (based on a 2013 Kevin Kwan novel), a New York University economics professor (Rachel), travels with her boyfriend to Singap…

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Are debt crises in Argentina and Turkey a global warning sign?

We should not be complacent about the risks a recession could pose to advanced economiesAre brewing exchange rate and debt crises in Argentina and Turkey localised events without broader implications? Or are they early warning signs of deeper fragiliti…

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