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Keyu Jin

Professor of economics

Keyu Jin, a professor of economics at the London School of Economics, is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a member of the Richemont Group Advisory Board.

Keyu Jin
6 Apr 2018

Nothing to fear

Critics fear the emergence of an unaccountable dictatorship, with President Xi Jinping becoming 'Chairman Mao 2.0' but here is why that's inappropriate.

6 Apr 2018 3
Nothing to fear
6 Aug 2016

Xi's anti-corruption campaign not as sinister as it looks

Much of the world is watching Chinese President Xi Jinping with concern. Not only has he been re-concentrating power in the hands of the central government; many believe that his radical anti-corruption campaign is a fig leaf for a political purge. They worry that Mr Xi is building a cult of personality, much like the one that surrounded Mao Zedong and fuelled the Cultural Revolution.

6 Aug 2016 1
13 Feb 2016

It’s not too late to give China an overhaul

Pessimism about China has become pervasive in recent months, with fear of a “China meltdown” sending...

13 Feb 2016
It’s not too late to give China an overhaul