Pedestrians wear masks while walking in New York on February 27. Photo: Bloomberg Pedestrians wear masks while walking in New York on February 27. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians wear masks while walking in New York on February 27. Photo: Bloomberg
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

The world is running a trust deficit. Can governments regain trust in the time of coronavirus?

  • Inequality and fake news are undermining trust worldwide. Notably, however, Chinese trust Beijing more than Americans trust Washington
  • Out of the coronavirus crisis will come the winners – the institutions able to inspire trust

Pedestrians wear masks while walking in New York on February 27. Photo: Bloomberg Pedestrians wear masks while walking in New York on February 27. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians wear masks while walking in New York on February 27. Photo: Bloomberg
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Andrew Sheng

Andrew Sheng

Andrew Sheng is a former central banker and financial regulator, currently distinguished fellow at the Asia Global Institute, University of Hong Kong. He writes widely on Asian perspectives on global issues, with columns in Project Syndicate, Asia News Network and Caijing/Caixin magazines. His latest book is “Shadow Banking in China”, co-authored with Ng Chow Soon, published by Wiley.