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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
12 Mar 2022

America is fuelling Chinese techno-nationalism

Although the American-born skier Eileen Gu became a darling of the Chinese public during the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China trained many of its sports champions at home, through its juguo (whole nation) sports regime. And now China is applying the juguo approach -- deploying massive resources to achieve a strategic objective or build national prestige -- to attaining world-class technological prowess.

12 Mar 2022
America is fuelling Chinese techno-nationalism
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 5
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