LibrosFebrero 2013Edited by Joyce Yanyun Man
“It is well known that rapid urbanization and industrialization in China have had serious consequences for China's environment. Far less recognized are the wide ranging efforts undertaken...
Entradas de blogOctubre 2013Anne Vernez Moudon
Comunicados de prensaSeptiembre 6, 2013
For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anthony Flint 617-503-2116 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (September 6, 2013) -- Zhi Liu, a specialist in urban infrastructure and its financing at the World Bank, was named director...
Entradas de blogSeptiembre 2013Rachel R. Weinberger
Documentos de trabajoJulio 2013Li Zhang, Fanghua Li, and Xinye Zheng
Using county level data from 2006, we in this paper look at the fiscal disparity as measured by the CV in per capita expenditure at city level. We try to discern factors contributing to this measure...
Success and ChallengesDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2013Douglas Zhihua Zeng
In the past 30 years, China has achieved phenomenal economic growth, an unprecedented development “miracle” in human history. How did China achieve this rapid growth? What have been its...
Documentos de trabajoJulio 2013Feng Xingyuan
That China’s counties and townships are in fiscal predicament is an acknowledged fact. This problem is largely attributed to the current multi-tier fiscal system, the county and township fiscal...
Evidence from the China Health and Nutrition SurveyDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2013Rui Wang
Using a longitudinal survey of households and communities in China, this study examines the potential causal relationship between the built environment and travel behavior, nutrition intake, and...
Land and Housing Development in Suburban Areas and Small TownsDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2013Ya Ping Wang
China’s economic growth and urbanization is an important feature of development in the world in the 21st century. One of the main driving forces for this urbanization process is the increased...
Evidence from a Twelve-City Migrant SurveyDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2013Zhilin Liu and Ran Tao
Rural-urban migration and housing for low-income migrants have attracted worldwide attention from both scholars and policy makers. In China, empirical studies have revealed tremendous exclusion of...