Robert Mundell

Stable yuan-dollar rate seen balancing trade

The best policy for Beijing is to stabilise the yuan against the US dollar at current levels, a move that could help bring the balance of payments between the two countries into equilibrium, says Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Mundell.

Thursday, 20 September, 2007, 12:00am

Nobel Prize winners to speak at CUHK

The Chinese University of Hong Kong is dishing out tickets to the public for three lectures that will be delivered by Nobel Prize winners in economics on Wednesday. The speakers are: Robert Mundell, who won the prize in 1999; Thomas Schelling, winner in 2005; and last year's laureate Edmund Phelps.

15 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Nobel laureate dismisses talk of overheating

The mainland economy is in no danger of overheating and Beijing lawmakers will live to regret it if they allow the yuan to appreciate too quickly, according to Nobel Prize winning economist Robert Mundell.

4 May 2007 - 12:00am

No overheating, Nobel economist says

China does not have an economic overheating problem, a Nobel Prize-winning economist said yesterday.

Robert Mundell, an economics professor at Columbia University in New York and considered the intellectual father of the euro, said he did not understand why Beijing was so nervous about recent monthly growth statistics.

15 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Lai See


Kim Eng research boss and all-round pointy head Stephen Brown, seems to have struck one for the little man. Defending himself against the traffic police in Tsuen Wan Magistracy yesterday, the Civic Exchange director informs us he was acquitted of 'heinous' dangerous driving charges, his second such traffic court triumph in recent years.

16 Oct 2003 - 12:00am