China Publications


  1. Fighting Corruption in East Asia: Solutions From the Private Sector

    This book describes the efforts of Western and Asian companies to develop good standards of business conduct in their East Asian operations.

    (Book, October 2003)

CEO Challenge®

  1. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2013: Countering the Global Slowdown

    Unlike last year, CEOs are looking inward for solutions to slow economic growth and focusing on people and processes—and less concerned about external factors such as risk and regulation.

    (CEO Challenge®, July 2013)

  2. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: People and Performance
    While CEOs see talent as the critical link in meeting their top business challenges, the 2014 CEO Challenge survey results show a heightened focus on customers and reputation and less concern about regulation and external risk. (CEO Challenge®, January 2014)

China Center Publications

  1. China Center -- What to Watch for: China’s multilateral and regional trade negotiations

    The political-economy factors driving China’s soft fall lead us to be skeptical that domestic-led economic reform will be possible. However, the potential for coercing certain reforms via an outside-in, WTO-style roadmap may still exist.

    (China Center Publications, December 2014)

  2. China Center -- What to Watch For: Trust default edition

    The first four months of 2014 saw a rash of news stories detailing near-defaults in a range of Chinese financial products. Our thoughts on the issue: Get used to it.

    (China Center Publications, May 2014)

  3. China Center Chart Deck: Assessing the comparative economic risk levels of Chinese provinces

    Data show provincial economic risk levels generally decreased in 2016; heading into 2018, the risk status is likely similar, or even improved, since YE2016. However, risk levels remain elevated.

    (China Center Publications, January 2018)

  4. China Center Chart Dive: A Balancing Act—Tightening Credit in Financial Markets, Pushing Credit into the Corporate Sector

    Beginning late last year, the Chinese government signaled a policy shift from “pro-growth” to “risk containment.”

    (China Center Publications, February 2017)

  5. China Center Chart Dive: Appraising the Q4 Liquidity Squeeze by the PBoC

    A “liquidity squeeze” engineered by the People's Bank of China quickly pushed up short-term borrowing costs in China’s money markets in Q4. 

    (China Center Publications, February 2017)

  6. China Center Chart Dive: Be Aware of China's Impending Retirement Surge

    The age-group composition of China’s population has reached a critical turning point: over the next 15 years, its old-age dependency ratio will double.

    (China Center Publications, February 2017)

  7. China Center Chart Dive: Changes in discretionary spending patterns indicate emergent consumerism in China

    Even as discretionary spending is on the rise, Chinese spending on basic necessities remains relatively high compared to richer nations. 

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)