Tag Archives: foreign direct investment

Rationalizing Risk: Phantom Gray Areas in Chinese Law

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No foreign investor wants to admit to violations of the law, particularly when the usual excuse of “But officer, I didn’t know it was illegal” is readily available. Whatever helps you sleep at night.

A Tale of Light Bulb Obsolescence

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GE screws over a small town in Virginia by shipping their jobs to China. Great story, but I’m not really sure it’s true.

James Mann on US Corporate Views of China

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My comments on a James Mann article in The New Republic on US China relations and the effect of declining corporate support for a policy of engagement.

China Wage Hikes Will Help Mexican Workers?

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There will be no giant sucking sound in the near future from manufacturing jobs returning to the U.S. Not going to happen even if wages over here spike dramatically.