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May 11, 2020

Two-Way Street - US-China Investment Trends - 2020 Update

The US-China Investment Project clarifies trends and patterns in two-way investment flows between the world’s two largest economies.
Thilo Hanemann, Daniel H. Rosen, Cassie Gao, and Adam Lysenko
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May 12, 2020

COVID-19 and China’s Household Debt Dilemma

Economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak now threatens to intensify the financial risks arising from the increase in Chinese household borrowing, with implications for financial stability, consumption growth, and the broader economy
Logan Wright and Allen Feng
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Mar 18, 2020

Preliminary China Emissions Estimates for 2019

Based on preliminary energy and economic data for 2019, we estimate that China’s greenhouse gas emissions increased by 2.6% last year. This was due to increased consumption of fossil fuels across all fuel types, with oil and gas growth outpacing coal, along with growth in non-CO2 gases.
Mikhail Grant and Kate Larsen
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Feb 13, 2020

A Step Closer to a Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards

The Trump administration's fuel economy rule is expected to require automakers to increase average fuel efficiency by 1.5% annually from 2021 to 2026, a rollback of the Obama-era standards. We assess the impact of this proposal on oil demand, driver costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.
Hannah Pitt and Maggie Young