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China’s Low-Profit Growth Model – Weijian Shan

From The Far Eastern Economic Review: The United Nations Population and Demographics Office reports that the average height of adult Chinese women has reached 170 centimeters, up from 159 centimeters in just about 25 years. On average, adult Chinese women are about four centimeters taller than American women. According to an opinion poll conducted on […]

Chain-Gang Economics – Walden Bello

From Foreign Policy in Focus: China’s 8-10% annual growth rate has probably been the principal stimulus of growth in the world economy in the last decade. Chinese imports, for instance, helped to end Japan’s decade-long stagnation in 2003. To satisfy China’s thirst for capital and technology-intensive goods, Japanese exports shot up by a record 44%, […]



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