Mary Reed Davis

Mary is a freelance writer focused on economics, the environment, and Asian politics. She holds an MA in International Economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and worked in China for five years as a journalist. See her website here.

The stinky cheese saga: What China’s short-lived import ban on soft cheese really represents

You’ve probably heard about China’s most recent, since-overturned ban, given that it was stranger than most. The victim…

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‘Cracking the China Conundrum’ makes bold claims about the nature of China’s economic reality

Book review: Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom Is Wrong, by Yukon Huang (Oxford University…

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