Elizabeth C. Economy

Capsule Review
Nov/Dec
2014
Andrew J. Nathan

Economy and Levi’s findings thread a path between alarmist and complacent views of China’s impact on the global economy.

Essay
Nov/Dec
2014
Elizabeth C. Economy

Xi Jinping’s reforms are designed to produce a corruption-free, politically cohesive, and economically powerful one-party state with global reach: a Singapore on steroids. But there is no guarantee the reforms will be as transformative as the Chinese leader hopes.

Capsule Review
Jan/Feb
2014
Elizabeth C. Economy

Schell and Delury argue that for most of China’s recent history, the country has been consumed with the search for wealth and power: the desire to “see China return to greatness and honor.”

Essay
Nov/Dec
2010
Elizabeth C. Economy

As China's economic might expands, Beijing not only wants a greater stake in international organizations but also to remake the rules of the game.

Essay
Nov/Dec
2010
Michael Levi, Elizabeth C. Economy, Shannon K. O'Neil, and Adam Segal

Clean-energy technology is expensive and the United States is spending far too little on developing it. The U.S. government must do more to promote cross-border innovation and protect intellectual property rights.

Essay
May/June
2009
Elizabeth C. Economy and Adam Segal

A heightened bilateral relationship may not be possible for China and the United States, as the two countries have mismatched interests and values. Washington should embrace a more flexible and multilateral approach.

Essay
Jul/Aug
2008
Elizabeth C. Economy and Adam Segal

Failure to plan for predictable problems has turned China's coming-out party into an embarrassment.

Essay
Sep/Oct
2007
Elizabeth C. Economy

China's environmental woes are mounting, and the country is fast becoming one of the leading polluters in the world. The situation continues to deteriorate because even when Beijing sets ambitious targets to protect the environment, local officials generally ignore them, preferring to concentrate on further advancing economic growth. Really improving the environment in China will require revolutionary bottom-up political and economic reforms.