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  • 21-Dec-2020 | Shang-Jin Wei

    How to make climate pledges stick

    The world needs to move beyond finger-pointing and work toward a uniform carbon tariff to increase the costs of emissions

  • 09-Nov-2020 | Shang-Jin Wei

    Three steps to a Biden climate initiative

    With more sensible US leadership and new policy tools, the world will have a fighting chance of survival

  • 17-Aug-2020 | Shang-Jin Wei

    A better alternative to Trump's WeChat ban

    By opting for a ban, the US has prioritised optics over sound policymaking, with costs to America that are all too predictable

  • 27-Mar-2020 | Shang-Jin Wei

    Beating COVID-19 and the economic pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the world with disaster. But the crisis also offers govts a rare chance to undertake policy changes that can boost the global economy's long-term growth potential.

  • 30-Aug-2019 | Shang-Jin Wei

    Could a US recession end the trade war?

    In recent downturns, the US has been more willing than normal to cooperate with China in order to try to spur recovery

  • 14-May-2019 | Shang-Jin Wei

    The case for climate tariffs

    A future US government could perhaps use tariffs, or the threat of them, to push other countries to reduce their emissions more aggressively

  • 18-Apr-2019 | Nikhil Patel & Shang-Jin-Wei

    Getting exchange rates right

    Calculating them more accurately could reduce the risk of misguided economic policies

  • 15-Apr-2019 | Shang-Jin Wei

    Making China's tax cuts fiscally sustainable

    China should replace administrative restrictions on greenhouse-gas emissions and other pollution with new taxes

  • 25-Dec-2018 | Shang-Jin Wei

    A reciprocal solution to US-China trade row

    If global trade is to be truly fair, both China as well as the advanced economies - in particular, the US - have to make changes

  • 10-Nov-2018 | Shang-Jin Wei

    The reforms China really needs

    A final reform that would go a long way toward fortifying China's economy would be a temporary reduction of the corporate-income and value-added tax rates