Sam sits down with Kyle Jaros, Associate Professor in the Political Economy of China at the University of Oxford. They discuss Kyle’s new book, “China’s Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development”, which uses four provincial case studies in Shaanxi, Jiangsu, Hunan, Jiangxi to analyze the relationships between local leaders, provincial leaders, and Beijing.
YCW canvassed its global chapters for their 2019 Summer reading recommendations. The list covers our top recommendations books on Politics & International Affairs, Economics & Business and Culture & Society.
We are thrilled to announce that we have just launched a new monthly podcast series by Young China Watchers: the YCW Podcast!
In the first episode of the YCW Podcast, host Sam Colombie interviews Jude Blanchette, Senior Advisor and China Practice Lead at Crumpton Group. They discuss neo-Maoists, the subject of Jude’s new book, “China’s New Red Guards,” which tracks the evolution of neo-Maoists from the early 2000s to today.
YCW speaks to Andrew Polk, founding partner of Trivium China, about the state of the Chinese economy and the prospect of growth and opening up in 2019.