Emma Vanbergen, President of Education Consulting at BE Education, speaks to YCW about Chinese education trends, the perspective consequences of educational inequality, and the rise of 素质教育 (suzhi jiaoyu, a “well-rounded, moral education”).
YCW’s Virgil Bisio reviews “Dead Pigs,” a debut film by Chinese-American director Cathy Yan, which grapples with the challenges and contradictions of everyday life in China.
Tom Nunlist, editor of new book “China’s Evolving Consumers: 8 Intimate Portraits,” speaks to YCW about the trends, intricacies, and desires of China’s rising middle class.
Over the past few weeks, we canvassed members of the YCW global network for their thoughts on what to expect from the upcoming 19th Party Congress. Will Wang Qishan stay on the committee? What levers are left to pull on North Korea? Which conglomerate is in the cross-hairs for restrictions on outbound investment? Take a look, and let us know how your predictions match up.
China’s Social Credit System will collect big data on every single citizen by 2020. In the latest MERICS expert podcast, Shazeda Ahmed examines the motivations, challenges and perceptions of the system.