Derek Scissors

Derek Scissors is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.
Derek Scissors
Derek Scissors is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

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China sees investment chill
Macroscope | Reform or stagnate is China's choice as stimulus stops working

If insanity means doing the same thing again and again but expecting a different result, the world's central banks may be getting near that point.

1 Oct 2014 - 4:18AM

If insanity means doing the same thing again and again but expecting a different result, the world's central banks may be getting near that point.

Reform or stagnate is China's choice as stimulus stops working
China has yet to walk the talk on economic reform
Why economic stimulus no longer works for China

There is a dispute between those who see mainland economic policy as merely being "fine-tuned" and those who see active stimulus.

24 Jun 2014 - 8:08AM

There is a dispute between those who see mainland economic policy as merely being "fine-tuned" and those who see active stimulus.

Why economic stimulus no longer works for China
Cyber-Spy vs Cyber-Spy

One government thinks it should be able to spy on anyone, including its own citizens, because it is keeping the world safe. The other government thinks it should be able to steal anything because it has been a victim.

27 May 2014 - 4:38AM

One government thinks it should be able to spy on anyone, including its own citizens, because it is keeping the world safe. The other government thinks it should be able to steal anything because it has been a victim.

Cyber-Spy vs Cyber-Spy
China shale hopes hinge on reform

Expanding energy production in the United States could change the world. It may have, already - American inaction in Ukraine and Syria could be partly the result of less dependence on energy imports causing less interest in world affairs.

29 Apr 2014 - 1:11AM

Expanding energy production in the United States could change the world. It may have, already - American inaction in Ukraine and Syria could be partly the result of less dependence on energy imports causing less interest in world affairs.

China shale hopes hinge on reform
Does the yuan matter?
25 Mar 2014 - 2:13AM
Does the yuan matter?
Why China cannot have a 'Lehman moment'
Macroscope | How temporary is the new mainland mercantilism?

Accusations come almost daily. China is waging a mercantilist campaign against multinationals for supposed monopoly abuses and other legal infractions.

26 Aug 2014 - 1:02AM

Accusations come almost daily. China is waging a mercantilist campaign against multinationals for supposed monopoly abuses and other legal infractions.

How temporary is the new mainland mercantilism?
Rising Chinese outbound investment may bring benefits and problems