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Post related to recent developments in China (with a focus on the Chinese economy)

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Global growth: How much slower without China? (rCharts post)

A simple growth chart coded with rCharts var chartParams = { "element": "globalGrowth", "width": 800, "height": 400, "xkey": "year", "ykeys": [ "gr_w", "gr_noChina" ], "data": [ { "year": "2005", "gr_...

China's Belt and Road Initiative

PIIE BRIEFING 16-2: China's Belt and Road Initiative: Motives, Scope, and Challenges: China's commercial ties with the outside world have long been symbolized by the ancient...

Happening in China - February 2016

China central bank resumes easing cycle to cushion reform pain | Reuters European Chamber of Commerce in China: Overcapacity in China Xinhua: China inaugurates national R&...

Background for the G20 deputies meeting in Shanghai

Global Prospects and Policy Challenges: G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meetings: The global recovery has weakened further amid increasing financial turbulence and falling asset...

Income inequality in China: two contradictory statistics

A chart from this IMF working paper shows that looking at the popular "Income share of the top 1%" metric can be misleading. By...

Chicago Stock Exchange and other Chinese investments

Judging by the recent money flows, Chinese companies like offshore wind farms, European football clubs, and... financial infrastructure: Bloomberg Business: Obscure Chinese Firm Dives Into $22...

How big is the financial sector in China?

Answer: bigger than construction. And almost as significant as agriculture: Data source: NBS Chart and calculations: Jan Zilinsky...

Regional inequality in China

Shanghai's GDP per capita was 86,657 yuan in 2013, while Chongqing's GDP per capita was 38,349 yaun in 2013. Tibet's GDP per capita was...

Stata tip: Bar charts

To make a chart of regional differences in GDP per capita in China, download data from China Statistical Yearbook. My final chart looks like this: Getting...

Headed for recession? Two stock markets claim so

Chairwoman Yellen doesn't see the economy 'due' for a recession: "There is always some chance of a recession in any year, but the evidence suggests...

Will China use the slowdown to change its economy and clamp down on shadow banking?

I just came across this PBS report: In my interview with Sky News last week, I said that China will be building more schools, travel agencies...

Subjective well-being in China is rising in urban areas

Following up on my earlier post on income inequality in China, I want to post the main results from a new paper, Subjective Well-being in China,...

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