A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Victor Shih, "Awash in Debt: State Liabilities and Monetary and Welfare Implications for China"
Victor C. Shih teaches political economy. He is the author of Factions and Finance in China: Elite Conflict and Inflation, the first book to inquire the linkages between elite politics and banking policies in China. Prof. Shih has published numerous articles appearing in academic and business journals and frequent adviser to the financial community on the banking industry in China. His current research concerns Chinese banking policies, exchange rates, elite political dynamics and local government debt in China.
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