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George Magnus

China Centre

George Magnus is an independent economist and commentator, and Research Associate at both the China Centre, Oxford University, and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He was the chief economist and then senior economic adviser at UBS Investment Bank in London from 1995 to 2012. Previous to that, he had worked as the chief economist at SG Warburg. His book "Red Flags: Why Xi Jinping’s China is in Jeopardy" was published by Yale University Press in September 2018.

Articles by George Magnus

Economy

G20 Alert: The Trade War Gets Existential

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The fallout from the US-China trade battle and the collateral geo-economic disruptions are threatening global economic stability. G20 members meeting in Japan this month need to address the risk of a crisis. The US and China must call off the trade dogs of war – and quickly, writes George Magnus, Research Associate at both the China Centre of Oxford University and at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London.