Opinion Pieces

"Is There a Housing Crisis in Taiwan?" Commonwealth Magazine, November 2023.  (English)

"A Eulogy for the Industrial Technology Research Institute," Commonwealth Magazine, September 2023.  (English)

"The Hidden Beauty of Taipei," Commonwealth Magazine, July 2023.  (English)

"Does Foxconn really want to make Electric Vehicles?Commonwealth Magazine, June 2023  (English)

"Does TSMC need more Financial Discipline?" Commonwealth Magazine, April 2023 (English)

"The Hidden Risk in Taiwan's Life Insurance Industry," Commonwealth Magazine, March 2023 (English)

"Fuzhou Pepper Buns and the Failure to Scale," Commonwealth Magazine, February 2023 (English)

"How America Should Support Taiwan," Project Syndicate, April 12, 2023 (with Jason Hsu)

"Two Strong Hands:  China's Vision for the Private Sector," The Wire China, May 23, 2022.

"Taiwan's Fatal Attractions," Project Syndicate, April 1, 2022.

"Bury the US-China Trade Agreement," Project Syndicate, February 16, 2022.

"Countering Chinese Industrial Policy is Counterproductive," Project Syndicate, September 15, 2021.

"How to Prevent a Sovereign Debt Disaster," Foreign Affairs, June 2020, with Patrick Bolton, Lee Buchheit, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Mitu Gulati, Ugo Panizza, and Beatrice Weder di Mauro.

"The Necessity of a Debt Standstill that Works," Project Syndicate, April 20, 2020, with Patrick Bolton, Lee Buchheit, Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, Mitu Gulati, Ugo Panizza, and Beatrice Weder di Mauro.

"The COVID-19 Default Time Bomb," Project Syndicate, April 9, 2020, with Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas.

"Big Business is Driving America's Smaller Cities," Wall Street Journal, February 5, 2020, with Esteban Rossi-Hansberg.

"How Local Regulations Smother the U.S. Economy," New York Times, September 6, 2017, with Enrico Moretti.