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Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
February 13, 2018
Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
China has long spoken of a 'war on poverty,' but recent signs suggest it might be even more of a focus in 2018.
Is This the Year China Gets Serious About Ending Rural Poverty?
'Dream Town': China's Charming Villages
December 20, 2017
'Dream Town': China's Charming Villages
The Chinese government is hoping branded, themed villages can revitalize the countryside.
'Dream Town': China's Charming Villages
Is China's Era of Cheap Labor Really Over?
December 13, 2017
Is China's Era of Cheap Labor Really Over?
Chinese workers' wages may be rising, but official statistics don't tell the whole story.
Is China's Era of Cheap Labor Really Over?
Xi Jinping Thought Vs. Deng Xiaoping Theory
October 25, 2017
Xi Jinping Thought Vs. Deng Xiaoping Theory
Xi’s “new era” will see some of Deng’s famous maxims altered, if not discarded altogether.
Xi Jinping Thought Vs. Deng Xiaoping Theory
12 Regions of China: The Inertia of Unity
August 01, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Inertia of Unity
Despite regional variations, politically speaking China is remarkably homogeneous.
12 Regions of China: The Inertia of Unity
12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
July 31, 2017
12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
While China can be conceptualized as 12 distinct regions, that doesn't mean the country is going to split apart.
12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
On China: A Conversation With Larry Summers
December 21, 2016
On China: A Conversation With Larry Summers
Larry Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary, discusses China's domestic challenges and the lessons of China’s economic success.
On China: A Conversation With Larry Summers
Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
August 28, 2016
Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
Plenty is written about the Chinese economy; but plenty more needs to be understood.
Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
Report: China’s 1 Percent Owns 1/3 of Wealth
January 15, 2016
Report: China’s 1 Percent Owns 1/3 of Wealth
A report from Peking University warns that China's social inequality is getting worse.
Report: China’s 1 Percent Owns 1/3 of Wealth
Asia’s Wealth Inequality Problem
October 23, 2015
Asia’s Wealth Inequality Problem
Many have escaped poverty, but capital still flows disproportionately to a tiny elite.
Asia’s Wealth Inequality Problem
China, Piketty, and Patrimonial Capitalism
May 21, 2014
China, Piketty, and Patrimonial Capitalism
A popular new book offers a useful prescription for China’s growing inequality problem.
China, Piketty, and Patrimonial Capitalism
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