In the NewsNov 5, 2022
Roberts Featured in The China Project, Following the Global Financial Leaders’ Investment Summit
On November 4, IPSI Senior Fellow Dexter Tiff Roberts published a piece in The China Project on bullish bankers, following Hong Kong’s Global Financial Leaders’ Investment Summit.
In the NewsNov 1, 2022
Roberts Discusses Xi’s Speech at China’s 20th Party Congress in The China Project, DW, and Global Finance
On October 21, IPSI Senior Fellow Dexter Tiff Roberts published an article in The China Project on Xi’s speech at the opening of the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. He highlighted Xi’s emphasis on security and discussed the implications of this on the economy. Roberts offered additional insights on Xi’s speech in […]
New AtlanticistOct 17, 2022
Experts react: Xi solidifies his power at China’s Communist Party Congress. What should the world take away?
By Atlantic Council experts
We asked our China watchers to explain how the world should read Xi Jinping's approach to the economy, Taiwan, and more.
Dexter Roberts is a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Asia Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Roberts is an award-winning journalist and a regular commentator on US-China relations. He is also a fellow at the University of Montana’s Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center.
Previously, he was China bureau chief and Asia News editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, based in Beijing for more than two decades. His recent reporting has focused on how legacy policies from China’s past, including its household registration system, are leading to growing inequality and social tension, and are holding back the country’s development. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and studied at National Taiwan Normal University’s Mandarin Training Center in Taipei, Taiwan.
Roberts has won numerous journalism honors, including Overseas Press Club awards, the Sidney Hillman Foundation prize, Human Rights Press awards, and Society of Publishers in Asia editorial excellence awards. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stanford University, where he was a National Merit Scholar, and a master of international affairs focusing on China and journalism from Columbia University, where he was a recipient of the New York Financial Writers Association Scholarship. Roberts’ first book, The Myth of Chinese Capitalism: The Worker, The Factory, and The Future of the World, (St. Martin’s Press) was chosen as one of The Economist “best books of the year” for 2020. He is represented by Macmillan Speakers Bureau and has launched a China trade newsletter titled Trade War.