George Magnus is an associate at the China Centre at Oxford University, a research associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, and former chief economist of UBS. He has written extensively about China in the Financial Times, Prospect, and other economic and financial publications.
George Magnus offers a forensic take on why the Chinese economy will continue to be bedevilled by politics and why it matters. -Isabel Hilton, New Statesman Red Flags lands with exquisite timing -Richard McGregor, Financial Times China's rise is the greatest story of our age. But will it continue? In this characteristically clear and compelling book, George Magnus explains the many challenges Xi Jinping's China must overcome, if it is to do so, and the many challenges it will pose to the rest of the world, if it does so. -Martin Wolf, Financial Times For insight into the dilemmas and decisions China's leaders, notably Xi Jinping, will face in the next decades, it would be hard to beat Red Flags. -Diane Coyle, author of GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History An excellent, tightly argued and fluently written analysis of the challenges that lie behind the China Dream. -Jonathan Fenby, author of Will China Dominate the 21st Century? An immensely important and powerful book from one of our premier commentators on economics. -Rana Mitter, author of China's War with Japan, 1937-1945 A nuanced, historically informed and highly readable account of why we should never be complacent about the People's Republic. -Kerry Brown, author of CEO, China