The revolution in AI harbours dangers for humanity – here's why.
The Conversation's 2020 economic survey points to a dismal year, with no progress on many of the key measures that matter for Australians and an increase in the unemployment rate.
China is betting that a massive set of investments around the world will bring it economic prosperity and international political power.
China's attempts to bully the NBA over political expression might prove to be a lesson in how much the new superpower can throw its weight around.
Trump’s endgame for the US-China trade war still seems elusive as the conflict continues to escalate.
The Conversation's distinguished panel predicts unusually weak growth, dismal spending, no improvement in either unemployment or wage growth, and an increased chance of recession.
Chinese electric vehicle sales already amount to more than half of the world's total – and car makers and battery manufacturers are working hard to grow even faster.
A recent executive order from President Trump won't do much to help the US stay ahead of Chinese innovation and investment in AI.
The Conversation has assembled a forecasting team of 19 academic economists from 12 universities across six states. Together, they assign a 25% probability to a recession within two years.
Chinese customers spend billions on Nov. 11. Why, and what does it mean for the global retail marketplace?
Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
President Trump is criticized for wreaking havoc on the international order, where the US was the established leader. But Trump is simply hastening a change that has been a long time coming.
The Trump administration’s plans to restrict visas for Chinese students to curtail intellectual property theft may be necessary, but could also scare away talent, a U.S-China relations expert warns.
The Trump administration wants China to cut its trade deficit with the US by more than half. An economist explains why that's not going to happen.
If companies in key industries collectively shunned the Chinese market, that would force China's leaders to take notice, with less risk of blowback.
Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke of plans to further open up the Chinese economy this week - and the world economy should hope US president Trump feels vindicated by this.
While the tariffs are unlikely to stem Chinese intellectual property theft or reverse the steep trade deficit, they are certain to hurt American companies and consumers.
China's surplus of unmarriageable men poses a stark dilemma for Xi and other leaders as they set the country's economic course for the next five years.
Some fear that recent actions against China taken by the Trump administration mean we're on the verge of a trade war. What would be the cost?
In a nation where urban living is the ultimate attainment, some households are bracing against the surging tide of development.