Wendy Qian

Wendy Qian is currently an undergraduate student at Claremont McKenna College, CA. She majors in Government and Religious Studies. Her interests in China range from societal values to economics.

Microfinance Empowers Chinese Women

In early May, China’s main P2P microfinance organization Wokai announced that it will temporarily close its operations. This organization was solely directed at lending money to impoverished farmers in China. Fortunately, new...

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Debates on the Future of China’s Economy

In an article titled Pedalling Prosperity, The Economist correspondents use an elaborate metaphor of penny-farthing to disagree with China bears. They point out a common misconception among observers that China is an export-led...

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Book Review: They Eat Puppies, Don’t They?

In his tenth novel They Eat Puppies, Don’t They?, Christopher Buckley plays off of stereotypes of China to create a satirical portrait of U.S-China relations. Buckley explores the worst case scenario with inspiration from the...

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