In this episode, Dr. Marc Lanteigne joins us to discuss China’s increasing diplomatic and scientific activity in the Arctic. He explains Beijing’s White Paper on the Arctic and what it means for Chinese ambitions. We also explore the implications for other countries with interests in the Arctic.
Proposition: Xi Jinping will make economic liberalization a higher priority during his second term
The prosperity of any economy relies on a variety of factors that drive productivity. One way of measuring these elements is by examining competitiveness. This feature uses data from the World Economic Forum to assess China’s competitiveness in terms of the institutions, policies, and other components that support its economic output.
Although China’s economic transformation has generated considerable public resources, and its leaders have in recent decades dramatically improved domestic health conditions, the country still faces challenges in terms of improving health outcomes.