About the Project

Big Data China is a collaboration between the CSIS Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics and the Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions (SCCEI) dedicated to bridging the gap between cutting-edge quantitative academic research and the Washington policy community. The goal of Big Data China is to analyze leading academic research on China and highlight the most relevant findings for today’s policy issues. We hope you’ll explore our website, which will regularly be updated with new multimedia features, written analysis, and public events.

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How Inequality is Undermining China’s Prosperity

China’s Inequality Challenge Chinese policymakers are confronting a visibly faltering economy that may no longer grow at the rate needed to achieve the country’s development goals. The challenge is compounded by the country’s persistent inequality. Stanford University professor Scott Rozelle and his research collaborators at other universities around the world have been at the forefront of research on inequality and…

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