Tag Archives: the West

Niall Ferguson: China and the West – Divergence and Convergence

Economic historian Niall Ferguson examines the impact of China’s economic strength on the international economy. How has China made its presence felt through manufacturing, its trade surplus, monetary policy, and acquisition of Western corporations? This talk took place on October 10, 2007. Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson is one of the world’s leading historians of the global […]

Niall Ferguson – China and the West: Divergence and Convergence

How has China made its presence felt through manufacturing, its trade surplus, monetary policy, and acquisition of Western corporations? Economic historian Niall Ferguson examines the impact of China’s economic strength on the international economy in his recent speech. Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson is one of the world’s leading historians of the global economy and author […]

Niall Ferguson: Why The West Prospered in the Past Few Centuries, and the Lessons

Over the past few centuries, Western cultures have been very good at creating general prosperity for themselves. Historian Niall Ferguson asks: Why the West, and less so the rest? He suggests half a dozen big ideas from Western culture — call them the 6 killer apps — that promote wealth, stability and innovation. And in […]

Martin Jacques: The West Has a Lot to Learn from China

Martin Jacques considers that the West has a lot to learn from China, and that Western liberal democracy would be wrong for China… Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller “When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order”. It was first published […]

Martin Jacques: Why Doesn’t the West Understand China?

Martin Jacques, author of ‘When China Rules the World’, and John Gapper of the Financial Times talked at Names Not Numbers 2014 about the decline of the west and the rise of China. Watch a short video of the discussion from the CNN… Martin Jacques Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller “When […]

Martin Jacques: The UK in a China-centric World…

In the first Imperial Business Insights lecture of 2013-14 from Imperial College Business School best-selling author and China expert Martin Jacques explores whether the West can adapt to a China-centric world. Martin Jacques Martin Jacques is the author of the global best-seller “When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the […]