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Here's a New Way to Analyze China's Deeply Flawed Economic Data

Peter Cai | Posted 03.16.2017 | World
Peter Cai

Paul Krugman says all economic data is best viewed as a peculiarly boring genre of science fiction, but Chinese data is even more fictional than most. If we use the new Li Keqiang index, the overall picture is less gloomy but nevertheless very challenging for Beijing to handle. China watchers need to observe the new index more carefully rather than obsessing over monthly manufacturing figures.

Another Woman Taking the Fall as the Dynasty Ruptures in China

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 11.04.2013 | World
Mahlon Meyer

When it is impossible to trust the verdict of a legal system that is in thrall to its politics, we must seek other ways of interpreting its verdicts. We must see its verdicts as a sign of the times. When major changes in governance occur, a powerful woman usually gets offered up as a sacrifice.

Hiring Prospects Improve Abroad, Hold Steady In America

Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Nick Zieminski) - Hiring prospects for the coming quarter have improved in most large economies from three months ago, while holding steady ...