An employee inspects solar photovoltaic modules at a factory in Haian, in China’s eastern Jiangsu province, on November 15. Photo: AFP
An employee inspects solar photovoltaic modules at a factory in Haian, in China’s eastern Jiangsu province, on November 15. Photo: AFP
Prof Zhang Jun
Opinion

Opinion

Prof Zhang Jun

Why China holds the advantage over America even amid deglobalisation

  • Populous countries will outpace smaller ones in innovation – even the richer ones – if barriers to migration grow high enough
  • If China makes the most of this, the US will find it all but impossible to hamper its economic progress

An employee inspects solar photovoltaic modules at a factory in Haian, in China’s eastern Jiangsu province, on November 15. Photo: AFP
An employee inspects solar photovoltaic modules at a factory in Haian, in China’s eastern Jiangsu province, on November 15. Photo: AFP
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