Biography of the Author Kris Hartley

Kris Hartley

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    Commentary: The next tech superpower? China

    Now is the time for China to put its technological and diplomatic skills on display in its quest for superpower status, say two observers.
  2. China's boom has seen it rise to become the world's second-largest economy but inequality

    Commentary: Lessons on how not to tackle inequality, a tale of China and India

    Inequality is decried at campaign rallies and in the global commentariat. But little is being done at any policy level, say two observers.
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    Commentary: A tax on sugary drinks not enough on their own to halt obesity in Asia

    Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy’s distinguished visiting professor Asit K Biswas and Cornell University’s Kris Hartley say to fight against ...
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    Commentary: Amid urban sprawl, China builds 'sponge cities' to soak up heavy rainfall

    Engineering solutions are popular interventions, but cities cannot simply pipe away flood risk, say two urban planning experts.
  5. Manila shanty town fire

    Commentary: Inequality looms beneath the shiny facade of Southeast Asia's growth

    Income inequality in Southeast Asia remain stubbornly high, despite strong regional growth but addressing this issue and its causes, especially ...