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Young China Watchers is thrilled to announce that Oma Lee is the winner of the 2018 Young China Watcher of the Year Award! She is being recognized for her contribution to China’s nonprofit world. Our panel of judges—Duncan Clark, Li
YCW Shanghai welcomes Selina Ho to lead a talk about why China provides a higher level of public goods than India. She will discuss her forthcoming book on how China and India differ in their approach to providing education, healthcare,
Mareike Ohlberg is a research associate at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS, a YCW Partner) and co-head of YCW Berlin. She holds a PhD in Chinese Studies from the University of Heidelberg and an MA from Columbia University.
After reviewing dozens of candidates for our first annual Young China Watcher of the Year Award, our nomination committee narrowed the list of highly qualified individuals down to five. These outstanding nominees represent a wide variety of China-related fields: they work (or have worked) in journalism, academia, government, nonprofit, and think tanks.
India is experiencing a period of rapid development characterised by extremes of wealth, growing inequality and unstable industrial growth — a period James Crabtree calls “the Billionaire Raj” in his new book, which was recently short-listed for the FT /