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As Kim Jong Un Crossed China, Did He Like What He Saw?
March 08, 2019

As Kim Jong Un Crossed China, Did He Like What He Saw?

By Bonnie Girard
Kim’s train ride through China would have sent mixed signals about the country’s development model.

China’s Reform and Opening: 40 Years and Counting
June 01, 2018

China’s Reform and Opening: 40 Years and Counting

By Seung-Youn Oh
How far is the Chinese government willing to go in letting go of economic control?
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
March 05, 2018

Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes

By Eugene K. Chow
Pyramid schemes are big business in China – much to the government's chagrin.

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?

By Shannon Tiezzi
China has long spoken of a 'war on poverty,' but recent signs suggest it might be even more of a focus in 2018.

'Dream Town': China's Charming Villages
December 20, 2017

'Dream Town': China's Charming Villages

By Eugene K. Chow
The Chinese government is hoping branded, themed villages can revitalize the countryside.

Is China's Era of Cheap Labor Really Over?
December 13, 2017

Is China's Era of Cheap Labor Really Over?

By Dmitriy Plekhanov
Chinese workers' wages may be rising, but official statistics don't tell the whole story.

Xi Jinping Thought Vs. Deng Xiaoping Theory
October 25, 2017

Xi Jinping Thought Vs. Deng Xiaoping Theory

By Son Daekwon
Xi’s “new era” will see some of Deng’s famous maxims altered, if not discarded altogether.
12 Regions of China: The Inertia of Unity
August 01, 2017

12 Regions of China: The Inertia of Unity

By John Lee
Despite regional variations, politically speaking China is remarkably homogeneous.

12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme
July 31, 2017

12 Regions of China: Why the Center Still Reigns Supreme

By John Lee
While China can be conceptualized as 12 distinct regions, that doesn't mean the country is going to split apart.

On China: A Conversation With Larry Summers
December 21, 2016

On China: A Conversation With Larry Summers

By Maurits Elen
Larry Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary, discusses China's domestic challenges and the lessons of China’s economic success.

Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy
August 28, 2016

Four Considerations on the Chinese Economy

By Andong Peng
Plenty is written about the Chinese economy; but plenty more needs to be understood.
Report: China’s 1 Percent Owns 1/3 of Wealth
January 15, 2016

Report: China’s 1 Percent Owns 1/3 of Wealth

By Shannon Tiezzi
A report from Peking University warns that China's social inequality is getting worse.

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