The Great Divide

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Evaluating the Urban-Rural Wealth Gap

The hukou, or household registration, system has long divided China’s urban and rural residents, by limiting where people can live and ...
April 26, 2017 10:59 PM

Inequality, Wealth, and Happiness in China

At Bloomberg Businessweek, Dexter Roberts reports on economist Gan Li, his study of and concerns about inequality in China, and his “mission ...
March 24, 2017 9:11 PM

Reality of Urbanization Catching up to the Dream

China’s ambitious urbanization plan is getting results: the country now has 102 cities housing more than one million people. The drive ...
March 21, 2017 10:26 PM