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Robin Harding
Tokyo bureau chief for the Financial Times. Recovering Fed-watcher. Blathering here about Japan and the global economy.
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Robert Rohde May 13
In 1992, the world adopted the Kyoto Protocol to fight . The same year, the IPCC released a set of projections for future CO2. The most widely used, IS92a, depicted global growth under business-as-usual. Today, CO2 is only ~5 ppm below what IS92a predicted.
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Simon Rabinovitch May 4
Here are the demands that US sent to China ahead of their trade talks (reported by WSJ and Bloomberg; this version leaked on Weibo, now deleted--person involved in talks says it's authentic). Very aggressive opening position from the US.
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Robin Harding Apr 16
Replying to @petermcteague
Yes, although not sure what it says if you need Trump to make you popular!
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Leo Lewis Apr 15
Carry on at your Convenience...with
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Atif Mian Apr 15
A society’s inability to provide quality education, health insurance and justice to its people perpetuates poverty and lowers economic growth. Some anecdotes I came across in Lahore ... 1/n
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Doug Rediker Apr 10
Compelling read from - points out risks to future US-China cooperation, with enough blame to go around in both sides. US-China rivalry will shape the 21st century via
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Robin Harding Apr 5
Replying to @petermcteague
Maybe give him some steel ones!
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James D.J. Brown Apr 4
Russian ambassador praises Japan (for its refusal to back the UK's position on the Skripal case)
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Martin Wolf Apr 3
Martin Wolf: The Chinese economy is rebalancing, at last
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Robin Harding Mar 28
Replying to @M_C_Klein
Congrats!
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Fabio Ghironi Mar 27
Thread by . Indeed an interesting question. Very curious to see if the deal is stronger than, for instance, what had been negotiated for TPP (which, interestingly, is still in the US Treasury's website):
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Alan Beattie Mar 20
There's always economics journalism. - Perpetual deadlines - Shout loudly in teams - Sounding plausible - Vague stab at identifying effect - Convince skim-readers - Answer the question by 3pm - Same prejudice on all issues - Optiwhat?
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Sri Thiruvadanthai Mar 15
It is amazing that the economics profession, like the Bourbons, has learned nothing. These debates about burden on our grandchildren are still playing out.
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Yumi Asada Mar 15
Finance Ministry official who committed suicide in the midst of the land-deal scandal left notes saying he was ordered by superiors to change documents
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emma jacobs Mar 15
Lovely piece by on finding his way in Tokyo, record shop by record shop
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jamescrabtree Mar 14
Best diplomatic spat ever.
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Robin Harding Mar 14
This is an excellent piece on what post-Abe Japanese politics might look like
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Tom Wilson Mar 14
Reuters takes a rare look inside a Japanese prison - a finds the penal system grappling with growing numbers of elderly inmates
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General Theorist Mar 13
Stephen Hawking, modern cosmology's brightest star, dies aged 76
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Kyodo News - English Mar 13
The will explore the possibility of a summit between PM Shinzo Abe and 's leader Kim Jong Un.
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