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.
January 27, 2016
China's National Bureau of Statistics Chief Falls Under Corruption Probe
By Bo Zhiyue
Wang Bao'an, the man responsible for China's national GDP growth figures, is under investigation for corruption.
January 09, 2014
China Tackles Statistics Reform
By James Parker
The chief statistician announces plans to tackle the country’s notoriously dodgy figures.
February 21, 2013
No Farmer Left Behind in China
Fearing a threat to social stability, Beijing has issued a number of policy reforms that aim to bridge the rural-urban income gap.