China’s massive outward direct investment spending spree has stalled after a series of policy shifts and strong capital controls. What happens next?
Until now, only billionaires, world leaders, and James Bond villains flew to work, but someday soon, you too may have a faster commute: many companies around the world are hard at work on electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, essentially super-sized drones designed to whisk two to four people from one side of a […]
What is behind China’s rise in charitable giving? The start of charitable giving as a trend in modern China can by pinned on a single date—May 12, 2008, the day an eight-magnitude earthquake hit Sichuan province leaving 70,000 people dead. Before that disaster, making charitable donations simply didn’t enter the heads of most Chinese people. […]
China is strengthening its intellectual property laws much faster than many realize. Intellectual Property Rights infringement has been a longstanding issue in China, but as patent laws have developed, foreign firms are saying there are signs of progress. In late April, China’s Ministry of Public Security launched one of the most dramatic piracy busts […]
In this wide-ranging discussion, Schneider discusses the complex impact Chinese and other Asian art collectors are having on the global art market, and ways in which smaller Chinese galleries can survive Western competition.
Is Art’s New Silk Road a One-Way Street? In this four-part series, we look first at the rise and evolution of China’s art market over the past four decades; next, at ways in which Chinese collectors may now be reinforcing market dynamics that reduce sales for Western and Chinese artists; and third at possible strategies […]
When Chinese collectors and dealers began buying Western art in the late 90s, they confronted a market dominated by an oligopoly of auction houses and dealers that were concentrated in New York and London. Twenty years later, not much has changed.
Chinese VC funds are muscling out international VC funding in the China market. What does this mean for startups and the development of China’s tech system?
How is China’s bulging waistline impacting the economy and the country’s health care system?
As China shifts from a manufacturing economy to a knowledge-based economy, will the Chinese management style need to adapt?