The K@W Network:
Nippon Life Professor Emeritus of Finance
After consolidating power at China's recent Party Congress, a key question is whether President Xi Jinping, facing large debts, will follow Deng Xiaoping's path and open up China's economy more.
Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s promise five years ago to restore dynamism to his country's economy has had limited success. Will voters allow more time?
Financial reforms in China lag far behind the country's outsized impact on the global economy. How far and how fast should its global financial integration go?
China's plan for a new Silk Road trade route from China to Europe is bigger than the post-World War II Marshall Plan. But will it work?
While President Trump appears to have softened some of his contentious stances on trade and currency levels regarding China and Japan, plenty of policy uncertainty remains.