Zhao Qiguang Professor, Carleton College
Mar 18 , 2014
China’s rapid growth has brought the infamy of being the world’s number one consumer of energy resources and number one discharger of air pollutants. Zhao Qiguang expresses the hope that the economy will continue to grow in a speedy but steady manner.
He Weiwen Senior Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies
Mar 17 , 2014
China’s former model of growth is not sustainable and balanced. China has to shift its growth model to one that is quality-based, environment-friendly, and consumption-driven, writes He Weiwen.
Tong Zhiwei Professor, East China University of Political Science and Law
Mar 17 , 2014
China should foster a stable system that encourages citizens to use their right to expose corruption, expand freedom of speech, and allow the media to expose officials’ corrupt behavior, writes Tong Zhiwei.
Zhang Monan Senior Fellow, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Mar 14 , 2014
China’s long-standing advantage in cheap labor, land, resources and the environment cannot last, let alone lead to great achievements, writes Zhang Monan.
Kerry Brown Professor of Chinese Studies, Lau China Institute at King's College, London
Mar 13 , 2014
The meeting of the Third Plenum late in 2013 made clear that the reform agenda that Li Keqiang and his colleagues are facing is a formidable one – formidable enough to have set up a leading group entirely focused on reform alone, writes Kerry Brown.
Qin Xiaoying Research Scholar, China Foundation For Int'l and Strategic Studies
Mar 12 , 2014
After last week’s annual meeting of the National People’s Congress, Qin Xiaoying examines Chinese President Xi Jinping’s continued anti-corruption crackdown and his efforts to stabilize the country through reforms.
Minxin Pei Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government , Claremont McKenna College
Mar 04 , 2014
Launched on Monday in Beijing, the 12th National People’s Congress consists of 2200 delegates gathering at the “Great Hall of the Public” in Tiananmen Square. As Minxin Pei explains, this year’s annual meeting will be closely watched to see how Xi Jinping’s reform agenda will play out over the 10-day session.
Cheng Li Director, Brookings Institution
Mar 03 , 2014
As President Xi implements his reform agenda, Cheng Li evaluates the fantastic opportunities and potentially enormous risks that lie ahead for the world’s second-largest economy.
Feb 18 , 2014
When it comes to economic reform, China’s leaders no longer believe that time is on their side. With a new sense of urgency, President Xi Jinping and his inner circle are attempting one of the most ambitious economic and social-policy reform plans in history.
Shen Dingli Professor, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
Jan 03 , 2014
With the commanding in power of China’s new leadership in the March, China has unfolded its ambitious new diplomacy with amity, accommodation and principle, writes Shen Dingli.