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China's Hukou Reforms and the Urbanization Challenge
February 22, 2017
China's Hukou Reforms and the Urbanization Challenge
China is speeding up hukou reform, but that won’t be enough to solve the migrant worker problem.
China's Hukou Reforms and the Urbanization Challenge
China’s New Generation of Urban Migrants
June 29, 2016
China’s New Generation of Urban Migrants
The children hungry for a passport to China’s big cities.
China’s New Generation of Urban Migrants
Despite Policy Reforms, Barriers to Obtaining Hukou Persist
February 27, 2016
Despite Policy Reforms, Barriers to Obtaining Hukou Persist
For unregistered Chinese citizens living outside the system, becoming part of the system is still easier said than done.
Despite Policy Reforms, Barriers to Obtaining Hukou Persist
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
February 03, 2016
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
China wants to grant hukous to 100 million migrants by 2020, but will be slow and selective in its reform.
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
China Wants Hukous for Its 13 Million Unregistered Citizens
December 10, 2015
China Wants Hukous for Its 13 Million Unregistered Citizens
Top Chinese leadership demanded an initiative to grant hukous to China's unofficial citizens.
China Wants Hukous for Its 13 Million Unregistered Citizens
China’s ‘New Normal’ Economy and Social Stability
November 24, 2015
China’s ‘New Normal’ Economy and Social Stability
China's economic growth is slowing, but Beijing has a plan to keep people from feeling the pinch.
China’s ‘New Normal’ Economy and Social Stability
China's Potential Pitfalls #3: Core Values
November 12, 2015
China's Potential Pitfalls #3: Core Values
"China’s society has become sick and needs treatment."
China's Potential Pitfalls #3: Core Values
What Is China's Fifth Plenum and Why Did It Matter?
November 03, 2015
What Is China's Fifth Plenum and Why Did It Matter?
Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi discuss the social, political, and economic outcomes of China's fifth plenum.
What Is China's Fifth Plenum and Why Did It Matter?
Urbanization With Chinese Characteristics
February 12, 2015
Urbanization With Chinese Characteristics
Beijing is seeking to encourage a "new type" of urbanization.
Urbanization With Chinese Characteristics
Reforming China’s Migration Barriers
January 16, 2015
Reforming China’s Migration Barriers
If the hukou system reform is to be meaningful, it will have to be delinked from welfare benefits.
Reforming China’s Migration Barriers
A Tale of Two Chinas
September 17, 2014
A Tale of Two Chinas
A new survey underscores the relative deprivation of China's rural population.
A Tale of Two Chinas
Chinese Consumption: Here to Stay?
August 08, 2014
Chinese Consumption: Here to Stay?
Consumer spending is growing, but some obstacles need to be cleared if that is to continue.
Chinese Consumption: Here to Stay?
Why China's <em>Hukou</em> Reform is Gradual
August 05, 2014
Why China's Hukou Reform is Gradual
Why Beijing won't abolish the hukou system overnight.
Why China's Hukou Reform is Gradual
Solving China’s Economy Isn’t a Question of Democracy
July 20, 2014
Solving China’s Economy Isn’t a Question of Democracy
It is not at all clear that more democracy would lead to higher growth.
Solving China’s Economy Isn’t a Question of Democracy
Can China’s New Urbanization Plan Work?
April 17, 2014
Can China’s New Urbanization Plan Work?
Bringing people to the cities will not be enough. Rural rights also need reform.
Can China’s New Urbanization Plan Work?
China’s Urbanization Plan—Sustainable Development?
April 16, 2014
China’s Urbanization Plan—Sustainable Development?
The government plans to increase the rate of urbanization. Will it be sustainable?
China’s Urbanization Plan—Sustainable Development?
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