Sin-ming Shaw

Sin-ming Shaw is a private investor and a columnist who taught math at Horace Mann School, economics at Columbia Universit, wrote for WNBC-TV News in New York and produced movies in Hong Kong. He was an economist and a fund manager for many years and was a visiting scholar at Harvard, Oxford, Columbia and Princeton during 2000-2008. He was also a former trustee of the American University of Paris. He has a blog: sinmingshaw.blogspot.com

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USA

Crony Capitalism in USA
Project Syndicate | Monday, May 18, 2009

El Capitalismo des Amigos en USA
Project Syndicate | Monday, May 18, 2009

USA is Not Sweden
Bangkok Post | Monday, April 6, 2009

President Obama Needs to Get Angry
Bangkok Post | Friday, March 20, 2009

A call for regime change on Wall Street
Bangkok Post | Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Time to bite the bullet over bankrupt banks
South China Morning Post | Thursday, February 26, 2009

US financial Calvary or confusion?
Bangkok Post | Saturday, February 14, 2009

Price of trust
South China Morning Post | Saturday, January 31, 2009

Obama should not just forgive and forget
Bangkok Post | Monday, January 26, 2009

The death of trust
Project Syndicate | Thursday, January 1, 2009

Wall Street's private Santa
South China Morning Post | Saturday, December 20, 2008

Detroit: another American icon crumbles
Bangkok Post | Saturday, December 13, 2008

Running on empty
South China Morning Post | Saturday, December 13, 2008

Race and the US presidential race
Project Syndicate | Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Expect a new order after 'blood flows in the Street'
Bangkok Post | Monday, September 29, 2008

Ticking time bombs
Bangkok Post | Saturday, September 27, 2008

Blood in the street.
Bangkok Post | Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Dignity amid tragedy provides crucial lesson
South China Morning Post | Friday, September 14, 2001

Hot air in Harvard
Time Asia | Monday, November 29, 1999

An odor of racism
Newsweek Asia | Monday, April 21, 1997

Hong Kong

Central Banking Can be Better in Hong Kong
Project Syndicate | Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Boom and bust, again
South China Morning Post | Friday, January 9, 2009

A lesson for our young: get a real job, if you can
South China Morning Post | Thursday, October 16, 2008

A risk too far
South China Morning Post | Wednesday, October 8, 2008

When pride comes before a fall from grace
South China Morning Post | Saturday, November 3, 2007

Who can Hong Kong people turn to?
South China Morning Post | Monday, March 14, 2005

Donald Tsang - best and the brightest?
South China Morning Post | Tuesday, March 8, 2005

A good tax in service of democracy
South China Morning Post | Thursday, March 3, 2005

Stardust in thy eyes
South China Morning Post | Thursday, February 24, 2005

Stop kowtowing to developers
South China Morning Post | Thursday, February 24, 2005

An open alliance of property addicts
South China Morning Post | Thursday, February 17, 2005

Itís the budget, stupid!
South China Morning Post | Thursday, February 17, 2005

Bow out with some dignity, please
South China Morning Post | Saturday, December 4, 2004

A steady rot?
South China Morning Post | Wednesday, August 20, 2003

Hong Kong's threat to China
Project Syndicate | Friday, August 1, 2003

Hong Kong has the advantage, but for how long?
South China Morning Post | Saturday, October 5, 2002

The way this world works - like it or not
South China Morning Post | Monday, September 30, 2002

Don't cry for the SAR . . . at least not yet
South China Morning Post | Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Taxpayers' cash not for venturing, Mr Minister
South China Morning Post | Friday, July 12, 2002

The suicide of Hong Kong
Project Syndicate | Monday, July 1, 2002

It's time to get real
Time Asia | Monday, July 1, 2002

Miserly rich need lesson in how to give
South China Morning Post | Saturday, March 2, 2002

Second-rate universities ripe for shake-up
South China Morning Post | Friday, February 15, 2002

Civil service is big, but size not the only issue
South China Morning Post | Friday, November 23, 2001

Is Hong Kong dying?
Time Asia | Monday, September 10, 2001

Lower peg to boost economic recovery
South China Morning Post | Saturday, September 1, 2001

Time for Tung to stop this abuse of power
South China Morning Post | Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Following his leader
Time Asia | Monday, July 2, 2001

Shocking lack of cultural values
South China Morning Post | Friday, June 1, 2001

An academia trapped in chains
South China Morning Post | Monday, September 4, 2000

Back to a culture of subservience
South China Morning Post | Sunday, August 27, 2000

Tung needs full makeover to gain public confidence
South China Morning Post | Saturday, July 1, 2000

Homing in on reality
South China Morning Post | Saturday, June 24, 2000

DAB has the answer
South China Morning Post | Saturday, January 22, 2000

Breathing's easier than believing
Time Asia | Monday, August 9, 1999

Bull in a China shop
Time Asia | Monday, July 5, 1999

Bending to Beijing
Time Asia | Monday, March 15, 1999

A dangerous miscalculation
Time Asia | Monday, February 15, 1999

The leadership gap
Newsweek Asia | Monday, October 12, 1998

Offensive Xenophobia
Newsweek Asia | Monday, September 14, 1998

Meddling Mandarins
Newsweek Asia | Monday, August 31, 1998

How to fix Hong Kong
Newsweek Asia | Monday, July 13, 1998

Barbarian in the booth
Newsweek Asia | Monday, June 8, 1998

Crash in to the real world
AsiaInc | Monday, November 3, 1997

Hong Kong, the next 50 years
AsiaInc | Tuesday, July 1, 1997

My Hong Kong wish list for 1997
AsiaInc | Friday, November 1, 1996

China is not Hong Kong's only worry
AsiaInc | Wednesday, May 1, 1996

South East Asia

Tango Ambassador
Bangkok Post | Friday, January 30, 2009

In between a banana republic and a failed state
South China Morning Post | Monday, December 8, 2008

Thailand turns banana republic
Project Syndicate | Monday, December 1, 2008

Thaksin can help reawaken the Thai tiger
South China Morning Post | Saturday, March 8, 2008

Thaksin and the lessons of Hong Kong
Project Syndicate | Saturday, March 1, 2008

Timeless tango
Bangkok Post | Friday, October 13, 2006

Malaysia deserve good press
AsiaInc | Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Nations crying for leadership
Newsweek Asia | Monday, January 19, 1998

The end of easy money
Newsweek Asia | Monday, September 22, 1997

The cure for Asia
Newsweek Asia | Monday, September 1, 1997

A currency of confusion
Newsweek Asia | Monday, August 4, 1997

Is Singapore's future in Malaysia?
AsiaInc | Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Taiwan

The Healing of Taiwan
Project Syndicate | Monday, September 14, 2009

The tragedy of president Chen
Project Syndicate | Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Give this guy a break!
Time Asia | Monday, October 30, 2000

Dealing with the Godfathers
AsiaInc | Thursday, May 1, 1997

War and Peace
AsiaInc | Wednesday, December 31, 1969

China

Mao, the false god
Project Syndicate | Wednesday, June 1, 2005

The next revolution
Asiaweek | Friday, October 5, 2001

5000 years of Chinese civilization. 50 years of Chinese communism
Hong Kong Economic Journal | Wednesday, March 21, 2001

Jiang's appeal to virtue harks back to Confucius
South China Morning Post | Tuesday, February 20, 2001

History by the defeted
Hong Kong Economic Journal | Saturday, July 22, 2000

Big China, Little China
Time Asia | Monday, March 27, 2000

Let's get real, folks
Time Asia | Monday, March 6, 2000

How to get China's attention
Time Asia | Monday, February 14, 2000

Who do you think you're kidding?
Time Asia | Monday, September 6, 1999

It's true. Asians can't think
Time Asia | Monday, May 31, 1999

Why are we unloved?
Time Asia | Monday, April 12, 1999

Confronting the big lie
Newsweek Asia | Monday, December 14, 1998

Clinton's message
Newsweek Asia | Monday, June 29, 1998

China should dump Karl Marx
AsiaInc | Monday, September 1, 1997

Others

The terrorists' big mistake
South China Morning Post | Wednesday, August 3, 2005

Proud to call myself a Londoner
South China Morning Post | Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Vain, venal elite is France's ruin, but Le Pen is not the cure
South China Morning Post | Tuesday, May 4, 2004

Left still holds the key to France's future
South China Morning Post | Wednesday, May 8, 2002

Future perfect
Time Asia | Monday, August 23, 1999

Terms of enrichment
Newsweek Asia | Monday, May 4, 1998

Values true and false
Newsweek Asia | Monday, December 15, 1997