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Opinion: The China-watching community of optimists, debt hawks and policy critics needs to stop sending conflicting messages to decision makers

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
Which of the three lenses one chooses to view China can affect conclusions on a remarkable variety of issues, from China’s 'supply-side' reforms to reduce overcapacity in infrastructure to intensive efforts to build capabilities in high tech sectors such as semiconductors to China’s foreign economic policy," writes Scott Kennedy.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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