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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Think of China as a continent, not as one national economy

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... as a continent, not as one national economy We've heard a lot in recent months about how China is in danger of falling into the middle income trap. But there's a problem with these warnings. ... in growth rates that afflicts some emerging economies once they reach a certain level of development. The examples cited most often are in Latin America. In the 1960s and 1970s, economists predicted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1090755/think-china-continent-not-one-national-economy
  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    The other big shift going on in the global economy

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... on in theglobal economy Ever since the financial crisis, we have heard a great deal about how the world's economic centre of gravity is shifting. The United States and Europe are in decline, their economies hamstrung by crippling public debt burdens. Meanwhile, Asia is rising, propelled by the emergence of China as a trading and financial superpower. It is a compelling narrative, adored ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1081850/other-big-shift-going-global-economy
  3. Business - China Business - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Worrying economic parallels between China and India

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Worrying economic parallels between China and India China and India are very different countries with very different economies. But visiting his opposite number in New Delhi ... in the face of stiff opposition from well-entrenched interests within their own domestic power structures. In India, as in China, the danger is that too much government involvement in the economy may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1242265/worrying-economic-parallels-between-china-and-india
  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    The sheer wilful stupidity of official inaction on pollution

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... the WHO's ceiling. Officials cannot blame their failure on pollution from the mainland. Yes, smog drifts down from Guangdong. But pollution concentrations are inversely proportional to the cube ... high pollution levels were responsible for 8.7 million visits to the doctor, 24,500 hospital admissions and 3,600 deaths. HKU estimates the total cost to Hong Kong's economy was more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1083330/sheer-wilful-stupidity-official-inaction-pollution
  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Cautionary fable from 1994 holds good for China today

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... compared the rapid emergence of the Asian "tiger" economies with the fast growth of the Soviet Union in the era of Joseph Stalin and Nikita Khrushchev. The performance of the Soviet economy might have looked impressive, even intimidating, to outside observers, argued Krugman. But there was nothing miraculous about it. The Soviet Union's rapid output growth could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1091571/cautionary-fable-1994-holds-good-china-today
  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Beijing's energy ambitions threatened by lack of water

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... But there is a far more straightforward reason why the world's second biggest economy must slow and why it must switch to a different engine of growth: a simple lack of resources. In one sense ... examine it, the more China's lack of water begins to make Beijing's energy expansion plans look unrealistic. And without all that extra energy to power the economy, China's growth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1069823/beijings-energy-ambitions-threatened-lack-water
  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    China now reaching the same levels of inequality as Johannesburg

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Sandton and neighbouring Alexandra, South Africa today has the greatest wealth gap of any of the world's major G20 economies. The most common indicator of income inequality is the Gini ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1102451/china-now-reaching-same-levels-inequality-johannesburg
  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Wrong about the stock market, right about government idiocy

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... companies listed in the city set to rise 19 per cent. With the euro zone sliding into recession, the United States' economy struggling and mainland China's growth slowing, I argued ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1107216/wrong-about-stock-market-right-about-government-idiocy
  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Hong Kong's out-of-pocket medical expenses set to double by 2020

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland A survey examining expected growth, the rise in population, and relatively high inflation rate for medical services proves painful reading HK's out-of-pocket medical expenses set to double by 2020 Hong Kong has a health problem. I'm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1104776/hong-kongs-out-pocket-medical-expenses-set-double-2020
  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Some surprising new recruits join the ranks of China bears

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... that China's stock of capital per worker is low compared with other economies and that it can profitably build many more roads, railways and factories. "China is far from over-invested and still ... been overinvesting by between 12 and 20 per cent of GDP, relative to its sustainable long run rate. Unfortunately, the economy is now running up against the law of diminishing returns. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1097571/some-surprising-new-recruits-join-ranks-china-bears

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