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In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
March 19, 2019
In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
Technology to the rescue: new sources of data help researchers and analysts shed more light on the Chinese economy.
In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
China's Slowdown Is Starting to Hit Where It Hurts: Employment
February 02, 2019
China's Slowdown Is Starting to Hit Where It Hurts: Employment
From manufacturing to internet companies, China is shedding jobs across sectors.
China's Slowdown Is Starting to Hit Where It Hurts: Employment
Evaluating China's Economy
November 18, 2016
Evaluating China's Economy
Can China keep up its growth and deliver on its "harmony" pact with the Chinese people?
Evaluating China's Economy
Scrutinizing China’s Official Statistics: The Puzzling Case of Unemployment Data
August 04, 2016
Scrutinizing China’s Official Statistics: The Puzzling Case of Unemployment Data
Changes in China's politically sensitive unemployment statistics show progress -- but at a slow and cautious pace.
Scrutinizing China’s Official Statistics: The Puzzling Case of Unemployment Data
As China's Economy Slows, Workers' Anger Soars
May 11, 2016
As China's Economy Slows, Workers' Anger Soars
As workers face layoffs and unpaid wages, they are increasingly taking to the streets.
As China's Economy Slows, Workers' Anger Soars
China’s Coming Mass Layoffs: Past as Prologue?
March 03, 2016
China’s Coming Mass Layoffs: Past as Prologue?
China plans to lay off up to 6 million workers in the next two years. That’s nothing compared to the 1990s.
China’s Coming Mass Layoffs: Past as Prologue?
China Earmarks $15.3 Billion to Combat Unemployment From Industrial Reform
February 26, 2016
China Earmarks $15.3 Billion to Combat Unemployment From Industrial Reform
China's "supply-side reform" could lead to massive lay-offs; Beijing is working to limit the damage.
China Earmarks $15.3 Billion to Combat Unemployment From Industrial Reform
China’s Efforts to Boost Consumption: Are They Enough?
May 03, 2015
China’s Efforts to Boost Consumption: Are They Enough?
The government is trying to restructure the economy, but it needs to do more.
China’s Efforts to Boost Consumption: Are They Enough?
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