Alexandra Harney

Alexandra Harney is an associate fellow at the Asia Society and the author of The China Price.

Foreigners
March 17 2011 3:20 PMThe Best-Laid Plans …A Japanese city's Twitter feed shows how difficult it is to prepare for natural disaster.
Foreigners
June 15 2009 2:04 PMThe Herbivore's DilemmaJapan panics about the rise of "grass-eating men," who shun sex, don't spend money, and like taking walks.
Foreigners
Aug. 13 2010 1:17 PMThe Rise of the Parasite SinglesWhat Americans can learn from these macabre tales of mummified Japanese centenarians.
Moneybox
April 8 2008 7:33 AMThe Last Days of Cheap ChineseWhy American consumers are about to start paying more for clothes, electronics, toys, and just about everything else.
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