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Category Archives: Demographics

5 Questions for Shaun Rein, Author of “The End of Copycat China”

More can happen in two years in a developing country like China than can happen in a decade or more in developed countries. And given thisView full post »

China Regional Urbanization Trends: 2014 Edition

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shared with us their new study on “China’s Urban Dreams 2014” – an update onView full post »

Book Review: “The End of Cheap China” by Shaun Rein

Sensationalist stories about China’s supposed looming economic collapse captivate international headlines. While these articlesView full post »

INFOGRAPHIC: China’s $250 Billion Education Budget

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China’s Urbanites Take to the Internet in Droves

The good people over at Statista provided us with yet another excellent China infographic, this time about the country’s huge onlineView full post »

1.3 Billion: A Demographic Reminder

Every now and again, I like to take a step back and refocus on China demographics to bring to light the sheer scale of the country inView full post »

View from the Ground in the Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Zone

New development outside Jiangyou, Sichuan Province The following post is an adaptation of a comment I made on my good friend andView full post »

World’s Longest Sea Bridge Opens in Qingdao

To mark the 90th Anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party two weeks ago, the seaside city of Qingdao in Shandong province openedView full post »

China’s Ancient Cities and the Crisis of Branding

UNESCO Heritage Site, Longmen Grottoes Stone Carvings near Luoyang, Henan Province.  Photo by Easytourchina. In April I had the honor ofView full post »

Population’s Role in an Urbanizing China

China’s cities would not be urbanizing at their current rate without the help of the country’s huge population. It is aView full post »