China – Best Blogs

English: Great Wall of China near Jinshanling ...

English: Great Wall of China near Jinshanling Polski: Wielki Mur Chiński w okolicy Jinshanling (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dazu County Rock Carving, Chongqing, a UNESCO ...

Dazu County Rock Carving, Chongqing, a UNESCO heritage site (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

China Hangzhou Westlake, buildings

China Hangzhou Westlake, buildings (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here are some of our best blogs on China, ranked by number of hits (highest first):

  1. A day in China’s Countryside and a visit to the UNESCO approved Dazu Stone Carvings  
  2. Farewell to the Two Gorgeous Giant Pandas for whom we cared in China
  3. Two wonderful days in Suzhou, China
  4. The Mighty Yangtze River
  5. Marilyn and Alf’s 15 Km Hike on The Great Wall of China – Jiankou to Mutianyu
  6. Being a Tourist in Beijing
  7. Last stop in China Kunming Yunnan Province
  8. First impressions of Beijing, China
  9. The Terracotta Army, Xian and some reflections 
  10. Enjoying Hangzhou, China and sharing a funny moment
  11. Exploring Shanghai’s Jewish History
  12. Arrived in stunning Hangzhou, China and shall never forgot amazing, beauty of the West Lake

Is the ECB sacrificing reforms on the altar of inflation? | Alessio Terzi at Bruegel.org

German Logo of the ECB.

German Logo of the ECB. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This research paper published by think-tank Bruegel is worth a read. Check it out!

via Is the ECB sacrificing reforms on the altar of inflation? | Alessio Terzi at Bruegel.org.

It looks like despite all the pain since the financial crash of 2008, the Eurozone has little real appetite for structural reform. More fundamentally, the article speculates that as QE starts to bite, there will be even less reform.

The conclusion seems to be that a better way is urgently needed than the austerity/reform model?

Thoughts?