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Democracy in China? It will be a long march forward – Venkatesan Vembu

From DNAIndia.com (link): To most observers, the period in China when the Cultural Revolution played itself out horribly was a ‘lost decade’, a black hole in the country’s history. During this period, millions of people were killed or driven to suicide as Chairman Mao Zedong’s foot soldiers moved ruthlessly and recklessly to seize power within […]

How some economists make money – Wu Jiayin

From Shanghai Daily: ON October 26, Ding Xueliang, a professor of sociology at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology said that there are no more than five economists, in the real sense of the word, in China. In his view, a true economist treats the economy as a subject rather than as a way […]

The death of qualified economists in China

From Anti’s English Blog: AEB: 2005 is an eventful year for Chinese’s mainstream economists, who have been plunged into stern criticism both from the public and on the Internet. Reflection on the current status of China’s economics may lead to a retrospect of China’s reform and policy. Therefore China Business Times (CBT) had an interview […]

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