Professor, China Center for Economic Research
Mar 05 , 2018
To the extent that it raises living standards, the “China Model” fulfills some requirements of political legitimacy. But, once those living standards reach a certain level, the Chinese people will almost certainly demand more personal freedom and political accountability.
Aug 24 , 2013
Considering the lack of progress toward implementing financial reforms, many analysts question whether China’s leaders have the economy under control. As China’s leaders prepare for their annual summer meeting, Yao Yang urges the adoption of a bold plan for structural reform.
Jun 14 , 2011
Is China poised to surpass the United States to become the world’s largest economy? The International Monetary Fund recently predicted that the size of China’