How and where should China invest for the future? Renowned Economist Andy Xie shared his insights: “Stimulus proposals won’t transform the economy, but spending on industrial research, building megacities and globalizing the white collar labor force will.” Andy thinks that reviving construction and local government finances are the worst ways to spend money.
Read his insights in CaixinOnline…
Dr Andy Xie 謝國忠 is Shanghai-based independent economist specialising in China and Asia. He is currently director of Rosetta Stone Advisors and of China Boqi Environmental Science and Technology.
Dr Xie is one of the few economists who has accurately predicted economic bubbles including the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis and the more recent subprime meltdown in the United States. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1997 and was Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Asia/Pacific economics team until 2006. Prior to that he spent two years with Macquarie Bank in Singapore, where he was an associate director in corporate finance. He also spent five years as an economist with the World Bank.