Michael Justin Lee from the faculty of finance and the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Maryland, teaches, speaks and writes at the intersection of global finance and politics (with occasional tangents off on one or the other).
He is the author of “The Chinese Way to Wealth and Prosperity” (McGraw-Hill, 2012). A veteran Chartered Financial Analyst, he served as Financial Markets Expert-in-Residence in the U.S. Department of Labor. He can be followed at www.michaeljustinlee.com
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Published 3:22 p.m. November 8, 2013
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Published 2:27 p.m. November 6, 2013
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Published 6:33 a.m. November 3, 2013
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Published 2:36 p.m. November 1, 2013
Chancellor Merkel was being criticized for such dastardly behavior as encouraging thrift, probity and austerity. The nerve of her.
Published 6:56 a.m. October 28, 2013
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Published 1:57 p.m. October 17, 2013
The compensation that politicians care about most is what we should attack.
Published 11:23 a.m. October 15, 2013
If they're going to kvetch about America, let's show them how to do it.
Published 4:12 p.m. October 13, 2013
G20 and G24 officials came to Washington offering unsolicited and unnecessary rebukes.
Published 12:10 p.m. October 11, 2013
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Published 7:04 p.m. October 8, 2013
A major gift from Asia’s richest man highlights the strength of a remarkable relationship.
Published 9:54 a.m. October 7, 2013
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Published 8:53 p.m. October 2, 2013
U.S. could gain some advantage. But are we paying attention?
Published 7:36 p.m. September 30, 2013
If Tocqueville was right that in a democracy people get the government they deserve, we should celebrate!
Published 12:13 p.m. September 28, 2013
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