China Publications


  1. China Center Quick Note: The RMB’s Rise -- IMF SDR Inclusion

    The IMF’s formal adoption of the RMB into the Special Drawing Rights is not a game changer for international finance. The RMB is unlikely to inspire the prerequisite confidence to be deemed a “safe haven” currency anytime soon. 

    (China Center Publications, October 2016)

  2. Corporate Philanthropy in China, 2nd Edition: Creating Impact amid Challenges

    Despite enormous growth in China’s nonprofit sector, charitable giving remains small compared to that of many Western countries. This report examines how a lack of transparency and available data complicate corporate philanthropy planning.

    (Research Report, October 2016)

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Policy-induced pickup in emerging markets dissipated somewhat in the third quarter.

    (Economics Watch Reports, October 2016)

  4. China Center Quick Note: Expect Speed Bumps on the Road to Supply Side Structural Reform

    Since its official promulgation at the Economic Work Conference in December 2015, the Supply Side Structural Reform program has emerged as the biggest and most important economic policy initiative of the Xi Jinping administration. 

    (China Center Publications, October 2016)

  5. China Center Data Flash: Temporary Stabilization—But No Improvement in Fundamentals

    The data from August suggested strengthening growth in industrial production, retail sales, and exports. This has led many analysts to conclude that China is “muddling through” just fine. However, our outlook for the resumption of gradually slowing growth in 2H16 and into 2017 remains unchanged. 

    (China Center Publications, October 2016)

  6. China Center Slidicle: Middle-Aged Women in China—An Unutilized Workforce Opportunity?

    Although population aging is unarguably the key driver of China’s constricting labor supply, gender and age discrimination with respect to female workers make matters worse.

    (China Center Publications, October 2016)

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Emerging economies are likely to have another challenging year in 2016.

    (Economics Watch Reports, September 2016)

  8. China Center Quick Note: Back to Basics -- The CCP at 95

    Since assuming command of the Communist Party of China (CCP) in late 2012, Xi Jinping has overseen one of the most fundamental transformations of the party in at least three decades. Already, this shift has effectively changed, and will continue to change, the government relations requirements for MNCs in China.

    (China Center Publications, September 2016)

  9. China Center Data Flash: Acquiescing to lower growth?

    Credit creation slowed more than expected in July, but the PBOC isn’t easing monetary policy yet and has publicly stated it won’t be doing so. This is a positive factor, assuming it persists, for facilitating long overdue economic restructuring.

    (China Center Publications, September 2016)

  10. China Center Chart Dive: Watch out for a housing price down-cycle and its knock-on effects

    There is a strong correlation between China’s monetary cycles and housing price cycles, but it is important to note that a down-cycle in housing prices means slower price growth, and not necessarily negative price growth. 

    (China Center Publications, September 2016)