Exams and IVs in the ‘World’s Cleverest Country’

The intense pressure facing high school students as they prepare for the controversial “gaokao” college entrance exam is well known. As 9.5 million candidates fiercely compete for the 6.5 million available seats in...

OECD: Inequality in China Leveling Off

A new report from the OECD on China says the inequality gap in China is not quite as bad as previously thought, the Wall Street Journal reports: The OECD, in its economic survey of China published Tuesday, said more welfare...

OECD Raises China Growth Forecast to 7.7% on Stimulus Measures

From Bloomberg: The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development raised its forecast for China’s economic growth and said stimulus measures may spark the biggest boom in urban investment since the early 1990s. China’s...

OECD Urges China to Innovate

Chemistry World writes about a report put out last month by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) about the state of China’s innovation economy: China’s R&D intensity – the ratio...

China Needs Innovation, OECD Says – AP

According to a new report from the OECD, China needs more innovation in order to become an advanced economy. From AP: Better protection of patents and other intellectual property, more cooperation between the government and the private sector and reforms to foster competitive markets are among the top needs the Paris-based OECD outlined in a […]

OECD Decries China Environment Policy – Reuters

From Reuters via Financial Times: China’s efforts at environmental protection have been ineffective and inefficient largely because the central government has been unable to implement its policies, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said. Rapidly growing China is poised to overtake the United States as the world’s top emitter of greenhouse gases, and Beijing […]



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